As home to six military bases and many veterans, Colorado is proud to support the men and women who have served in the military. Every year, countless Americans risk their lives in order to protect our country. In order to offer a thank you and show support, many retailers often offer military discounts. Here are some shops and service providers in the Denver metro area in which members of the military can receive these discounts. Bring your military I.D. and check them out.
Arvada Army Navy Surplus
5701 Olde Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80002
Selling a wide assortment of men’s and women’s clothing, military gear, outdoors and camping gear, among other items, Arvada Army Navy Surplus is a great shop to go to when planning an outdoor getaway. Located in Olde Town Arvada, this store still maintains an old-time shop vibe with knowledgeable and helpful employees who know their customers’ needs. They also have a good selection of clearance merchandise for people who like to plan their fall hunting trips in June. Active military members, and active reserve members are offered a 10% discount at this store.
Ed Bozarth Chevrolet
8351 Parkway Drive
Centennial, CO 80124
If you are in the market for a new car or truck, Ed Bozarth offers one of the best military discounts in the city. Active Duty members, Reserves and Retirees are eligible for the discount, which provides military members with a preferred price for vehicles. Military members can purchase up to two vehicles per year with their discount. The staff at this dealership is very helpful and knowledgeable, but will not pressure you into buying. Stop by if you need a new car or truck.
The Denver Locksmith
2781 Elliot Circle #1
Westminster, CO 80030
Being locked out of your house or your car is not fun. Luckily, this full service locksmith is friendly, efficient and affordable. In addition to home and car services, The Denver Locksmith also offers services for motorcycles, ATVs, boats and RVs. With the knowledge and tools to service most makes and models, this reliable and fast locksmith can get you out of the parking lot and on the road in a hurry. The Denver Locksmith offers a 10 percent military discount.
Performance Tours Whitewater Rafting
PO Box 7305
Breckenridge, CO 80424
For some well deserved fun on your down time, why not take a rafting trip in our beautiful state? Performance Tours Whitewater Rafting offers half day, full day and overnight trips to some of Colorado’s most popular whitewater destinations, such as the Royal Gorge, Buena Vista and Breckenridge. With packages for people of all skill levels, you can enjoy the wilderness as a novice or an expert. All of the guides at Performance Tours are licensed, and the company has been providing tours since 1986. Performance Tours offers a 25 percent discount to military groups. Call and schedule a customized trip.
Little Doggie Paradise
1842 S. Parker Road
Denver, CO 80231
When you need to leave town and have someone watch your dog, this doggie daycare and boarding service will give your pooch all of the love and affection it needs. With a 1,000 square foot indoor play area complete with a dog jungle gym, your dog will be treated to exercise and fun during its stay. All of the dogs are provided beds when they need to relax, and they are walked 4-6 times a day. There is also an outdoor play area in which your dog can enjoy some fresh air and make new friends. Little Doggie Paradise offers a 10 percent military discount for all active, reserve and retired members of the military.
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Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.