National Doughnut Day is June 2, and to celebrate the occasion several local shops will be giving away freebies and discounts.
Here’s where you can find a sweet treat:
Jupiter Donut Factory will be giving away free doughnut while supplies last, according to its Facebook page. The chain has locations in Jupiter, Royal Palm, Boynton Beach, North Palm Beach and Stuart.
Dunkin’ Donuts locations throughout South Florida will treat customers to a free classic doughnut with the purchase of any beverage.
Cumberland Farms: From 5 a.m. to 10 a.m., Cumberland Farms will be giving away a free doughnut with a purchase of any Chill Zone, Hyberfreeze, hot or iced coffee, tea, or cappuccino beverage. The deal is only available at Cumberland Farms’ new concept stores and is limited to one doughnut per customer per qualifying purchase. To find a new concept store near you, visit www.cumberlandfarms.com/ stores.
McDonald’s restaurants across Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast are treating moms to a FREE breakfast this Mother’s Day (May 14).
The promotion, which is available during morning breakfast hours at 84 participating McDonald’s restaurants in the Palm Beach-Treasure Coast area, includes a free breakfast sandwich or breakfast extra value meal with a choice of a small orange juice, coffee or soft drink.
To receive the free breakfast, mothers must be accompanied by a child. Limit one free offer per customer, per visit.
“We are delighted to offer complimentary breakfast to moms on their special day, so families can enjoy spending time together,” said Michele Heisner, a mother and local McDonald’s Owner/Operator. “Starting off the day with a balanced meal together is important in my family, and we’re pleased to offer it in our restaurants.”
McDonald’s is thanking police officers and their support staff today with free meals at 83 locations across Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast.
Local law enforcement and support staff will receive a Extra Value Meal. The promotion is in celebration of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
No purchase is necessary. Law enforcement officers and support staff must show a valid organization ID to redeem (in-store only, limit one free offer per customer).
“Our local officers are on the job 365 days a year, watching out for our communities. We’re appreciative every day of the work they do, and are taking this opportunity to say a special thank you,” says Steven Nisbet, McDonald’s owner and president of the Palm Beach –Treasure Coast owner operator group.
Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza is offering a complimentary small order of Meatballs with Ricotta Cheese to any active or former United States Armed Forces personnel on Friday, November 11. In addition, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza restaurants will be dropping off complimentary lunch to Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Centers in a dozen of the brand’s regions throughout Florida, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.
Guests must provide proof of military service, which includes: U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organization Card, photograph in uniform or wearing uniform, DD214, Citation or Commendation.
This year all current and former military personnel will also receive a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between November 12 and November 27, 2016.
All active duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses and retired military with a valid U.S. military ID and veterans with ID can buy a burrito and get a second one for free from 3 p.m. to close on Veteran’s Day. The offer is available at all Chipotle restaurants in the US and is valid on burritos, bowls, salads and taco orders.
On Veterans Day, Duffy’s will donating 5 percent of its total company sales for the day to Veterans. The chain plans to split the sales amount between the Honor Flight and Forgotten Soldiers Outreach programs. The program is estimated to generate up to $10, 000 for Veterans causes.
The promotion is available at participating U.S. IHOP locations between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Select IHOP restaurants will also offer a combo of two eggs, hash browns and choice of two bacon strips or pork sausage links as part of the Red, White & Blue Pancake promotion for retired and active duty military personnel.
Proof of service includes: US Uniformed Services ID Card, US Uniformed Services Retired ID Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), veterans organization card (i.e. American Legion, VFW, etc.), photograph of self in US military uniform, wearing uniform, DD214, military dog tags, and citation or commendation.
The restaurant will offer offer all veterans and military personnel a complimentary original taco and fountain drink. The promotion is valid at all Lime Fresh locations, excluding college campuses. Guests must show military IDs.
Lime Fresh has one Palm Beach County location in Shadowood Square, 20642 State Rd. 7, Boca Raton.
The newly opened Nick & Johnny’s Osteria, in Juno Beach will donating 10 percent of gross sales for the day of November 11th to honor Veterans. Nick & Johnny’s has partnered with the Renewal Coalition of Jupiter to support a local Veterans cause.
Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie stores, has launched a Veterans Day Wall of Honor community donation program in all stores. Now through November 15, customers and associates can show their support for veterans of the armed forces by making a donation at checkout to benefit Hope For The Warriors, an organization that provides service members, veterans and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement and connections to community resources.
The first 100 people in line on Oct. 28 will receive a free Adidas Go-To Performance T-Shirt. Adults who are in line at 7:45 a.m. on Oct. 28 will get a chance to open the Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Locker.
Giveaways on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 include a free “Mystery Gift Card” for the first 100 adults in line. Adults who are in line at 7:45 a.m. on Oct. 29 and 8:45 a.m. on Oct. 30 will also get a chance to open the Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Locker.
Former NFL defensive end and linebacker Jason Taylor will make an in-store appearance from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 30. Wristband are required for autographs. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only and quantities are limited, the chain said.
“We continue to strive to bring the highest quality products and services to the communities that we are part of,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Dick’s Sporting Goods. “The opening of our newest Dick’s Sporting Goods in Boca Raton will enable us to serve athletes, sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts in the community at an even higher level.”
The Boca Raton store marks Dick’s 36th location in Florida. The sporting goods chain has more than 670 stores nationwide.
Walmart has finished remodeling its Greenacres store and the company is giving away free food samples this weekend to mark the occasion.
“A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Sept. 2 at 8 a.m., followed by free food samples while supplies last,” the company said in a news release announcing the completion of the project. “On Saturday, Sept. 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 4, from noon to 5 p.m., customers can enjoy a grand reopening event with sampling.”
The store is located at at 6294 Forest Hill Blvd. in Greenacres.
“We are looking forward to re-introducing our store to the community with expanded offerings and a fresh look,” store manager Derrick Peterson said. “Our everyday low prices will remain the same, but we’re adding greater convenience and a new and improved local grocery shopping experience.”
To mark the unofficial end of summer, participating Dairy Queen next week will be giving customers a FREE Ultimate Oreo Frappé.
The giveaway runs from 2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6. The deal is limited to one free drink per customer.
“This is the time of year when everyone gets a fresh start from the classroom to the football field,” said Barry Westrum, executive vice president of Marketing for American Dairy Queen Corporation. “None of us want summer to end, so at DQ we are easing the transition for our fans with a Free Frappé Giveaway.”
The Ultimate Oreo Frappé is a combination of coffee, ice and Oreo cookie pieces blended with creamy DQ signature vanilla soft serve and crowned with whipped topping and Oreo cookie pieces, the company said.
Martin officials said they are lifting fees for county residents and their minor children on Thursday, August 11.
Martin County offered a similar promotion on July 20, citing the “algae crisis” that has impacted some Treasure Coast waterways. The event drew 1,200 residents within the first hour. By the end of the day, more than 1,600 residents had entered the waterpark, the county said.
“Due to the huge success and popularity of Sailfish Splash Waterpark’s free admission day for Martin County residents held earlier this month, the Waterpark will host an additional FREE admission day to Martin County residents,” the county said in a news release announcing the Aug. 11 event.
According to the release, park staff will admit Martin County residents (and their minor children) who present a valid photo identification card showing a Martin County address.
“At any point in time, should the Waterpark fill to capacity, staff will defer additional admissions until patrons enjoying the Waterpark depart,” the county said.
Sailfish Splash Waterpark operates from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Here is the fine print: Dunkin is offering “guests a free classic donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. The offer is good all day on June 3 at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide,” according to the company’s website.
National Donut Day was originally established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. The holiday is traditionally celebrated on the first Friday of June.