FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEST DES MOINES, IA. — Hy-Vee stores throughout the Midwest will once again celebrate Veterans Day by offering a free breakfast to all veterans and active-duty military members.
Greg Frampton, assistant vice president, food service for Hy-Vee, said the free breakfast buffet on Monday, November 12 is the company’s way of thanking veterans and military members for their service to the country. “Each year, this event just gets bigger and better,” Frampton said. “It’s a tradition we look forward to all year long.”
Frampton said Hy-Vee expects to serve more than 80,000 veterans and their guests this year at more than 200 Hy-Vee stores in eight states.
- What: Veterans Day Breakfast
- When: Monday, November 12, 2012
- Time: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- Place: All Hy-Vee supermarkets with in-store dining
The buffet is complimentary for veterans and open to others at a small cost. Some stores have planned programs, displays, entertainment or other activities to go along with the breakfast; check with local stores for details.
Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating 234 retail stores in eight Midwestern states. For fiscal year 2012 the company recorded total sales of $7.7 billion, ranking it among the top 25 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States. For more information, visit the website at www.hy-vee.com.