Mission BBQ honors Veterans in extra special way for Veterans Day
ROANOKE, Va. - Mission BBQ is all about giving back and honoring those who serve our country and community 365 days out of the year. On Veterans Day they kick it up a notch to make sure veterans know how much they're appreciated. Today from open to close, Mission BBQ is offering a free sandwich and dessert to every veteran. They're also having a ceremony to honor veterans at noon and around 6 p.m.10 News reporter, Megan Woods spent Veterans Day morning with Mission BBQ to find out why honoring local veterans is so special to them. For other deals and promotions for veterans, click here.
Mission BBQ to offer free sandwiches, cake for veterans, active duty military on Veterans Day
ROANOKE, Va. - Mission BBQ plans to honor the sacrifice of those who served or are currently serving with a special celebration on Veterans Day. Veterans and active duty military personnel will get a free sandwich and cake Nov. 11 at the Roanoke Mission BBQ location at Towers Shopping Center. The celebration is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with a live performance of the national anthem at noon. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.
What's News Today: September 11, 2019
Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia. Virginia Western Community College will announce a new initiative to combat student food insecurity. A recent survey show 17 percent of students in the Community College Access Program are food insecure. Averett University holds a luncheon today for first responders and veterans. Governor Ralph North has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff today, in honor and memory of the victims who died on September 11, 2001.