Golden Corral thanked veterans with a free meal for their 10th annual Military Appreciation Monday.
Active-duty and retired U.S. Military personnel received a free buffet and beverage. In the nine years Golden Corral has held Military Appreciation Monday, they have served close to 2.5 million free military meals.
It TMs awesome. It TMs a great night, it TMs an emotional night. We had one gentleman in here tonight who TMs 90 years old. He served in Pearl Harbor. It TMs just a great night to get to hear about the history, says General Manager Lori Starnes.
The restaurant didn TMt just serve free meals; they also collected money for the Disabled American Veterans. To date, Golden Corral has raised $4.1 million in the years they TMve held Military Appreciation Monday.