A local veteran owned small business that is reliable, efficient, and affordable are just a few words that our members say when talking about All Tune and Lube in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Russ Hotchkiss, US Navy Diver and Veteran, simply want to give back to people who have sacrificed so much for us. A visit to their location one time will leave you knowing that they are very meticulous with every detail from their customer satisfaction to their performance on your vehicle.
A local favorite that is sure to impress, not only with the taste of their food but also the price! When asked why they give a discount Deborah Wentworth, Owner, responded, “We are giving a military discount because the men and women in the military give themselves for our freedom. Freedom is not free and we should not take it for granted.” She continued, “I applaud these brave men and women as well as their families for doing what they feel is right and for protecting all of us even in this ungrateful time. Having a son who is in the Air Force and who has served in Iraq, makes me very proud of him and grateful that he was able to return home safe.”
The Office Cocktail Bar & Lounge is a local favorite and one visit to their establishment will let you know why they are one of the best in the Quad Cities. A participating business in our Loyalty Rewards Program, they never hesitated to jump on board and our military members are very thankful! “We give military discounts because our soldiers, veterans and active duty have given so much for us that this is small thank you for everything they have done for our country” said Owner of The Office Cocktail Bar & Lounge, Amer Brankovic.
Located in the heart of downtown Davenport, the atmosphere is vibrant with plenty of seating. “Our place is where EVERYONE is welcome and a place where you can have fun with people from all walks of life. Our Core is our Hospitality. Treat everyone the way you want to be treated” said Amer.
Their relaxing atmosphere, great mojitos made from fresh fruit over 50 different beers and huge whiskey selection is sure to meet anyone’s needs.
Military Cost Cutters and The Office Cocktail Bar & Lounge are proud to have partnered together and look forward to continuing to support each other’s efforts in the local community!
Jeff’s Car Corner is a local owned used car dealership that has been serving the Quad Cities for over 37 years now and has been a local favorite. This is evident in the numerous accolades but more recently having them receive the QC Times Readers Choice Award for Best Used Car Dealership for the 5th time.
“The military is close to our hearts here, we are very patriotic and have a deep appreciation for the freedoms we have because of our vets” said Ryan Harmsen. We love our military and look forward to working with them and giving them a token of our appreciation for serving our country and trusting us for their car buying needs.
Van’s Pizza, Pub & Grill is a locally owned small business that not only creates a fun atmosphere but they also serve great food and drinks. Van’s specializes in made from scratch, thin crust pizza that will certainly fill you up but they also have great signature cocktails. If that doesn’t satisfy your needs then they also have plenty of appetizers, entrees and an abundance of signature martinis, beer, and wine.
Ganzo’s Mexican Restaurant first opened in 1964 and is a third generation owned business. It is easy to see why they set themselves apart from the rest and are able to successfully operate an establishment that continues to support the community.
Ace Auto Doctor & Repair is a locally owned business for 45 years and in that time they have continually grown into several areas. They are conveniently located in the Quad Cities area and have expertise in everything from simple routine maintenance to specialization in foreign and domestic repairs
Larry Goff, owner, recently signed on with Military Cost Cutters to continue showing his support to our veterans and the community. “We offer an exclusive military discount to show our appreciation to the men and women who serve and protect our country. This recognition is the least we can do for our military members currently serving and for those who have served our country.” An avid supporter of not only our veterans, Ace Auto Doctor * repair is also actively engaged with the local community.
Flowers by Jerri is a great place to stop and purchase flowers for any occasion. They are a family owned and operated business for over 40 years in the Davenport area. It is clear to see why they have been successful, once you step foot in their place you will find service that is friendly and prompt.
Folds of Honor
FOLDS OF HONOR IS RALLYING A NATION to ensure no family gets left behind in the fight to preserve American freedom. Through scholarships and other assistance, they are giving back to the spouses and children of soldiers killed or disabled in service to our country. They are providing healing, hope and an opportunity to realize their dreams with the help of people like you. This is their mission. What is amazing is the simple fact that over 4,100 scholarships have already been awarded.
Patriot Golf Day is the flagship fundraiser for the Folds of Honor Foundation, On Labor Day weekend, golfers across the country are asked to add an extra dollar to their greens fees to fund Folds of Honor scholarships. The Patriot Golf Day campaign is jointly supported by The PGA of America and the United States Golf Association.
The Patriot Cup is seen as two days of friendly competition and esprit de corp. On the first day there are two military golfers, two Folds of Honor guests, and one PGA professional. On the second day there are three person teams that consist of one celebrity/ tour player, one military player, and on Folds of Honor guest. It is not unusual to see the walks of people such as Gary Woodland, Rickie Fowler, and David Feherty just to name a few. Later that evening you can see everyone who has competed and participated in the events gathering to enjoy a nice evening of food, friendship, and perhaps some great music.There are several other events that are going on throughout the year and i encourage you to visit their website www.foldsofhonor.org to see what is going on in your area.
With well over 20 Corporate sponsors that are reaching out to make a difference you can easily see why they got involved and so should you. Remember the next time you go play golf to see if your local golf course participates in the Patriot Golf Day, if not then perhaps you can make a difference and help get it going there.
If you know of anyone who would like to donate then you can refer them to Todd Collins : email@example.com. An incredible man with superb vision and compassion for helping out his military community!
This past weekend the Des Moines Register published an article on Military Cost Cutters highlighting the new Loyalty Rewards program that will be launching this summer as well as some insight on our CEO Aaron Serrano. The Military Cost Cutters mobile app enhancements will become a unique driving force for our veterans as well as our military friendly business owners. We hope you enjoy this read and as always we love to hear feedback from our supporters!
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