On March 24, 117 Costco stores all across the United States will be honoring veterans, active military personnel, and their families by hosting Costco’s Military Hour starting at 8:00 AM. To celebrate your service, this Military Hour will include opening before regular store hours, free swag bags filled with goodies for the first 100 arrivals, product demonstrations, and free food samples.
You do not need to be a Costco member to attend, but you will need a membership to buy anything from the store. If you are not a member at the moment, check out the exclusive military membership offer online. You’ll get a Costco membership for only $60 and receive three gifts, as well as a $20 cash card for signing up.
New members are anyone who hasn’t been a Costco member for at least 18 months. If you are interested in joining this event, click here to find your nearest participating Costco and RSVP.
Don’t forget to bring your military I.D. to get in.
Other Hero Discounts
If you are looking for discounts that are available to you and your family, keep reading. Many companies throughout the United States want to thank you for your service.
There are those that know the world is a better place because you are in it, committing your life to helping others. Embrace it and see that you are appreciated.
Did you know there are over 150 stores nationwide that offer discounts to teachers with a valid I.D.? You would expect discounts from craft stores, bookstores, and stores that sell school supplies, but there are also retail and apparel discounts, travel discounts, automotive discounts, as well as discounts on technology, fitness, insurance, and sporting events. Teachers who become new members at Costco receive over $60 in exclusive savings.
Also, Lasik Plus offers 20% off procedures for teachers, doctors, nurses, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, and all other public servants. With a valid ID, you can also receive discounts from both T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless on your monthly phone service. For a complete list of teacher discounts offered nationwide, check out the Dealhack Teacher Discounts List.
Dealhack also has a comprehensive discount list for first responders, including discounts for photography, jewelry, housing, weddings, and cruises. For family fun, recreation discounts are available for Busch Gardens, Crayola Experience, and Lite Flight Helicopters.
If you’re looking for a sporting event opportunity, you can receive exclusive discounts on select games for a large number of NBA and MLB games.
Many of the same businesses that offer rewards and discounts to teachers also provide similar opportunities to service members, veterans, retired military personnel, spouses, and families.
MilitaryBenefits.info has a great list of offers that include services, stores, and online sites. Receive discounts on education, eyewear, home and garden, and more. You can also search for discounts in your area, whether it be for shopping or a visit to a local attraction.
Military discounts don’t just happen on Veteran’s Day. There are plenty of restaurants that offer a discount year-round on meals. You can check out this list here for some of the best military discounts supported by a few restaurants. If you don’t see your favorite eatery on the list, when you are given your check, be sure to ask if they give military discounts.
Homes for Heroes – Hero Rewards: Money Back
You can receive at least $700 back for every $100,000 you spend on a house if you use Homes for Heroes to purchase your home. Homes for Heroes, Inc. makes it their mission to give back by saving money for you and your family.
Firefighters, EMTs, teachers, nurses, doctors, professors, military personnel, both active and retired, and law enforcement officials are eligible for this incredible opportunity. If you are looking to sell your home, you can receive a 25% reduction in real estate service fees if you use a Homes for Heroes affiliate real estate specialist.
Communities of heroes are being helped when a hero buys, sells, or refinances a home through Homes for Heroes. Each time you save, we donate to organizations that serve heroes Sign up now to connect with the local affiliate in your area who can help you find your dream home and get you significant savings at the same time. It’s our way of saying thank you for your service.
We Do It For You
We appreciate you and your service. You chose the position you are in because you wanted to help people. Whether you are on the front lines of a war zone, first to arrive at the scene of an accident, or standing in the front of a classroom, we see you.
It is because of you that we started Homes for Heroes. We wanted to find a way to give back to all of our local heroes for the selfless acts that you commit every day. And what better way to give back, then by helping you have the ‘American Dream.’
When you’re ready to start looking for your dream home, visit Homes for Heroes. We will help you find a Homes for Heroes affiliate in your area.