JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

This Memorial Day, many businesses and restaurants are offering freebies and military discounts.

"Memorial Day is the kickoff to the summer season and one of the few weekends that retailers like Home Depot and Lowes offer discounts to military personnel," said Matthew Cheng, creator of eCoupons.com and MemorialDayFreebies.com.

Memorial Day Freebies and Military Discounts

1. 7-Eleven is kicking off memorial Day Weekend and Slurpee season with a 49-cent medium-size Slurpee drink from May 24-27.

2. Home Depot is also offering a 10% Military Discount (up to $500 maximum) off a single-receipt purchase all active-duty, National Guard and reserve, retiree and disabled service members, honorably discharged veterans, and their spouses and dependent children.

3. Hooters is offering Free Hooters Wings for Military Veterans and Active Duty on Memorial Day.

4. Jo-Ann is offering 20% off regular, sale-priced and clearance items to past or present members of the armed forces, as well as their families.

5. Lowes is offering a 10% Military Discount to those currently serving in the Armed Forces and to all veterans.

6. Max & Erma’s is Giving Away Free Sliders on Memorial Day.

7. Outback Steakhouse is offering Military Mates 10% OFF discount is open to Military Personnel.

8. Shoney’s is offering a Free All-American Burger to All Veterans and Troops on Memorial Day.

A listing of Memorial Day Freebies can be found at www.MemorialDayFreebies.com

There are also plenty of Memorial Day Sales this weekend in stores and online.
A listing can be found at eCoupons.com.