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Hy-Vee Offers Free Breakfast To Veterans

November 3, 2008 | News & Press Releases

WEST DES MOINES, IA. — Hy-Vee will honor America’s vets on Veterans Day with a free breakfast in appreciation of their service to the country.

The breakfast is a time of fellowship, sharing and remembering those who served and continue to serve, said Jon Wendel, vice president of marketing. “We hope this small token of appreciation will convey our deep appreciation for the sacrifices the men and women of our armed forces make to defend our freedom.”

What: Veterans Day Breakfast

When: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008

Time: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Place: All Hy-Vee supermarkets with in-store dining services

The buffet is complimentary for veterans, but open to others at a small cost. All community members are encouraged to stop by and express their gratitude to their local veterans.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating 224 retail stores in seven Midwestern states. For 2007 the company recorded total sales of $5.6 billion, ranking it among the top 30 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States.