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Applebee's® to Serve More Than 1 Million FREE Thank You Meals to Veterans and Active Duty Military This Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Applebee's® to Serve More Than 1 Million FREE Thank You Meals to Veterans and Active Duty Military This Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 1107:00 EST Thursday, November 08, 2012 (Business Wire) -- Applebee's: Applebee's(R) to Serve More Than 1 Million FREE Thank You Meals to Veterans and Active Duty Military This Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11 (Photo: Business Wire) WHAT:   This Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, Applebee's is thanking our nation's veterans and active duty military by inviting them to their neighborhood Applebee's for a FREE Thank You Meal. Applebee's expects to serve more than 1 million FREE signature entrees from its special Veterans Day menu, which includes:   • 7 oz. House Sirloin • Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger • Three Cheese Chicken Penne • Chicken Tenders Platter • Oriental Chicken Salad • Fiesta Lime Chicken® • Double Crunch Shrimp   Applebee's is also urging the public to express their own thanks to veterans and troops at ThankYouMovement.com. Veterans and active duty troops can also visit the site to see the heartfelt thanks of the people they serve. Grammy Award-winning musician Zac Brown is the 2012 Face of Applebee's Thank You Movement, the nation's largest ongoing military appreciation effort.   WHEN:Sunday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. – midnight or later   WHERE: All U.S. Applebee's restaurants   LINKS:Applebee's® Offers Free “Thank You Meals” Multimedia Release   http://www.applebees.com/veterans-day-menuwww.facebook.com/applebeeswww.thankyoumovement.com   B-roll: Downloadable b-roll is available upon request (cwagner@crossroads.us): • Applebee's guests thanking veterans • Veterans talking about being thanked • Zac Brown's Thank You Movement PSA   About Applebee's Applebee's (www.applebees.com) is the world's largest casual dining chain, with approximately 2,000 locations in 49 states, 15 countries and one U.S. territory. Based in Kansas City, Mo., Applebee's takes pride in providing a welcoming, neighborhood environment where everyone can enjoy the dining experience. Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® is a DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN) brand, and is franchised and operated by Applebee's Services, Inc. and its affiliates. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50470827&lang=en CrossroadsChase Wagner, 816-877-5219cwagner@crossroads.usorApplebee?sDan Smith, 913-890-0370dan.smith@applebees.com