Veterans Day events and services in the Myrtle Beach area

November 10, 2013 

Salute our veterans

Horry County

VETERANS DAY PROGRAM

When | 4 p.m. SundayNov. 10 (assemble at 3:45 p.m.)

Where | Aynor United Methodist Church, 1007 Elm St.

Also | Anyone with a mobility issue is asked to go directly to sanctuary, and anybody who needs help, such as for getting out of a vehicle, is asked to leave a message ahead of time at 358-6537.

VETERANS DAY CEREMONY

By | Grand Strand Patriotic Alliance and city of Myrtle Beach

When | 11 a.m. MondayNov. 11

Where | Myrtle Beach Convention Center plaza, on Oak Street, neat 21st Avenue North

Includes | Concert by Festive Brass of Myrtle Beach at 10:30 a.m.

VETERANS DAY SERVICE

By | North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804, American Legion Post 186, the Ladies Auxiliary in Myrtle Beach, the Knights of Columbus from Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, and the Grand Strand Gold Star Mothers

When | 11 a.m. MondayNov. 11

Where | North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens, at U.S. 17, S.C. 9, S.C. 90 and Nixon Crossroads

With | Music by the Myrtle Beach Regional Pipe Band, at 10:30 a.m.

Information | 249-2932

VETERANS DAY SERVICE

By | Town of Surfside Beach

When | 2 p.m. MondayNov. 11

Where | Veterans Memorial park, at Surfside and Willow drives, by front of Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch

Information | 650-9548 or www.surfsidebeach.org

NINTH ANNUAL ‘SALUTE TO AMERICAN VETERANS’

When | 7:30 p.m. MondayNov. 11

Where | Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium, off U.S. 501 in Conway

Includes | Patriotic music, a color guard, recognition of veterans from all service branches, and premiere of historical documentary, “Lions in Blue & Gray,” commemorating 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a dual biography of Union Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain and Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson, produced by Rod Gragg

How much | Free with ticket from box office, open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays

Information | 349-2787 or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts

ADDED: VETERANS APPRECIATION RECEPTION

When | 3 p.m. WednesdayNov. 13

Where | Horry County Memorial Library’s Carolina Forest branch, 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., east of U.S. 501

Reservations | 915-5282

More Information | www.hcml.org

MONTHLY MEETING

For | Veterans of the Merchant Marines and all other services

When | FridayNov. 15 – lunch and fellowship at noon, meeting at 1 p.m.

Where | Veterans Cafe, in Northgate Plaza, on S.C. 707 in Myrtle Beach, at southwest corner at U.S. Bypass, near Dollar General

Guest speaker | The Rev. John Voyce from Heartland Hospice

Information | 651-8046 or www.usmmsc.com

Georgetown County

VETERANS DAY SERVICE

When | 11 a.m. MondayNov. 11

Where | American Legion Post 178, 3950 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet

Information | 651-8784

IRAQ/AFGHANISTAN MEMORIAL DEDICATION

Remembering | South Carolinians who gave their lives in global war against terror

When | noon MondayNov. 11

Where | Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10420, 4359 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet

Includes | Food and music after dedication ceremony

Information | 651-6900

VETERANS DAY PARADE

By | City of Georgetown

When | 4 p.m. MondayNov. 11

Where | Front Street across Georgetown, west from East Bay Park

Information | 546-3745 or paigebsawyer@gmail.com

Other special events

FREE MEALS FOR VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY

What | Dine-in only – gratuity not included

When | MondayNov. 11

Where |

• All-you-can-eat-pancakes, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. (with proof of service), at Denny’s, 800 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach; 1200 U.S. 17 Business N., Surfside Beach; and 124 Loyola Drive, west of Surfside Beach, off U.S. 17 Bypass, a half-mile south of S.C. 544 ( www.dennys.com)

• “Big-Two-Do” breakfast and coffee in morning (with proof of service), at Friendly’s Restaurant, 506 S. Ocean Blvd. and 4705 N. Kings Highway, both in Myrtle Beach; and 210 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach (www.friendlys.com)

• Free “All-American Cheeseburgers” (with proof of service) at Shoney’s restaurants, including 1701 Church St., Conway; and 1206 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach (www.shoneys.com)

• Free meals (with proof of service) – beverages not included – from select menu ( www.applebees.com/veterans-day-menu) at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, including 7915 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach; 1571 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach; 1647 Church St., Conway; and 3256 U.S. 17 Business S., Murrells Inlet.

• Free lunch (with proof of service) – choice of 10 entrees, two sides, and beverage (Coca-Cola-brand soft drink, sweet/iced tea or coffee), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse, 3037 U.S. 17 Business S., Garden City Beach (www.texasroadhouse.com)

• 12th annual “Military Appreciation Monday,” 4-9 p.m., with free dinner buffet and beverage (no ID required) at Golden Corral, 868 Forest Lane, Myrtle Beach, at Seaboard Street; and 10600 Kings Road, near U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres and Tanger Outlets ( www.goldencorral.com)

• Free entree with purchase of second entree of equal or greater value, all day – with coupon from http://stickyfingers.com/0_Email/133Coupon.html and proof of service, at Sticky Fingers Smokehouse, outside Coastal Grand mall, off Harrelson Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, and 4200 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach

JUST SENT IN LATER FRIDAY: ‘GOSPEL BRUNCH’ DISCOUNT

What | 25 percent off for veterans and active military with ID

Where | “Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch,” at House of Blues, at Barefoot Landing, on U.S. 17 in North Myrtle Beach

When | 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. SundayNov. 10

How much | Regular prices $29 ages 13 and older, for $14.50 ages 7-12, and free ages 6 and younger

Reservations | Recommended at 913-3746

Information | www.hob.com/myrtlebeach

FREE OIL CHANGES

What | Free basic oils change

For | Veterans and active-duty military and their immediate families

When | MondayNov. 11

Where | Meineke Car Care Center, 12270 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet

Appointments | 357-6833 or www.meineke.com/1921.aspx

COLLECTION FOR ‘HERO BOXES’

By | Grand Strand Blue Star Mothers

Seeking by FridayNov. 15 | Names of deployed troops to whom Christmas packages will be sent

Also | Drop off items for boxes at North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1100 Second Ave. S., and Carolina Travel, 10195 Beach Drive S.W., Suite 10, Calabash, N.C.

Wish list | Items such as medicated powder, body wash and lotions, dark and white socks, toothpaste, hair brushes/picks/combs, dominoes or dice games, playing cards, instant coffee/cocoa/marshmallows, canned chips/snacks, fruit cups/dried fruit, peanut butter crackers, and homemade cookies. (See full list at www.grandstrandbluestarmothers.com/hero-box.html.)

Information | 390-5639 or email grandstrandbsm@yahoo.com

‘HERO BOX’ ROUNDUP

By | Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina

When | Packing “Hero Boxes” Nov. 17 for relay abroad

Requesting | Names and addresses of deployed military personnel – send name, full mailing address and deployment dates to mmarken@coastal.edu

Information | 903-1012, www.bluestarmothersofcoastalcarolina.com or bsm.coastalsc@yahoo.com

‘MONARCH ROOF FOR TROOPS’

What | Contest for a free GAF brand name lifetime roofing system from Monarch Roofing

For | Active or retired military members in Horry, Georgetown, Florence, Williamsburg and Marion counties, who own their home and are current on mortgage payments

Entries | Submit nominations by March 27 for recipients by sharing a notable story from their time spent in service to the country, with any photos available, to www.monarchroofing.biz, email at info@monarchroofing.biz, or U.S. mail to Monarch Companies, 3931 Mega Drive, Suite 4, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

Winner | Vote online for one of four finalists March 28-April 24, then winner will announced April 26

Details | 839-7663

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