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Veteran Friendly Businesses

Veteran Friendly Businesses

GreenZone Hero honors those who have dedicated their lives to serve our country. These brave Veterans and their families move from location to location regularly. It’s our goals to showcase companies and business that are proud of our Veterans and support their causes. It’s also important for Veterans to have a source to easily locate these Veteran Friendly Businesses. It’s difficult when you move to a new area and establish roots. It’s even harder when you are a Veteran who needs to quickly find what they need and get settled before they have to move again. In addition to being Veteran Friendly, some businesses offer military discounts to service members now have a way to reach these Vets. GreenZone Hero website lists businesses nationwide that are Vet Friendly. GreenZone Hero provides tangible recognition and appreciation for both businesses and veterans – a place where veterans in particular can find, select, and show their support by patronizing businesses that openly and proudly “do the right thing”! GreenZone Hero makes it easy to list your business and it offers five unique medals that help Veterans recognize you as a GreenZone Hero Member. Each medal has a unique meaning including Veteran Discounts, Veteran owned Businesses, Businesses who Employee Veterans, Businesses who Donate to Veteran Charities or causes, and Hires Disabled Veterans.

GreenZone Hero NonProfit Know-How Knows How To Help YOUR NonProfit with Funding and Success!

NonProfit Know-How has joined the ranks of the GreenZone Hero Directory.  They are ready to serve NonProfits nationwide with locations in Arizona, Georgia, and Florida.  Since 2009, they have been helping NonProfits with the following services: Campaign Management ? Grant research & writing ? Fund raising/Development audits ? Board development ? Campaign planning ? Feasibility studies ? Donor... More »


SSG Travis Mills

Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne is a recalibrated warrior, motivational speaker, actor, author and an advocate for veterans and amputees. Despite losing portions of both arms and legs from an IED while on active duty in Afghanistan, Travis continues to overcome life’s challenges, breaking physical barriers and defying odds. Travis lives by his motto: “Never... More »


Elevated Digital Labs Sees The GreenZone Hero Vision!

Elevated Digital Labs of Orlando, Florida has enlisted into the GreenZone Hero "Veteran-Friendly" Business ranks!  They offer digital marketing and consulting for the Cannabis, Health, and Sustainability Sectors and are 'true believers' in helping YOUR business get the "right message" out!  Their staff of solid professionals can create compelling stories for your business that will move people to... More »


Dickey's Barbecue Pit is an Official GreenZone Hero "Veteran-Friendly" Business

Great News!  Dickey's Barbecue Pit has enlisted as an official GreenZone Hero "Veteran-Friendly" Business!  their Texas-Style Barbecue sets a high standard for a great American tradition. Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a true American success story. In 1941, Travis Dickey, a World War I veteran, opened the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Dallas, Texas. Dickey was a true Texas character blessed with the... More »


GreenZone Hero Supports The 59 Veterans Project

http://59veterans.com/about-the-project/ Join The 59 Veterans Project on an epic journey of education and discovery that will be created by U.S. Veterans training for a new career in 4K ultra high definition and 3D high-definition videography. The result will be a series of half-hour programs featuring each of America’s 59 National Parks. Utilizing state of the art 4K ultra high definition and... More »


Insignia Bank of Sarasota Enlists As A GreenZone Hero!

Insignia Bank of Sarasota has enlisted as a Greenzone Hero!  They are an innovative community bank that supports our veterans!  Stop by one of they branch offices to see what products they have to offer your banking needs! More »


The GECKO's Grill & Pubs Set The Standard For GreenZone Hero Businesses Serving Our Veterans!

This is our policy for Active Military discount every day of the year:  “Active Duty” Military personnel in uniform receive 40% discount.  Also,  “Active Duty” Military personnel who show an ACTIVE ID CARD receive 40% discount (for their items only, not the entire check).” THE GECKO’S STORY Gecko’s Grill & Pub is locally owned and operated and continues to expand Founded... More »


22 Is A Significant Number

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GreenZone Hero Reminds Us To Remember All of Our Veterans!

Facebook video is a great reminder to remember all of our veterans who have served: https://www.facebook.com/Amercanbadass/videos/601717876521993/ More »


Sonny's BBQ in Sarasota, Bradenton, and Port Charlotte are GreenZone Hero "Veteran-Friendly" Restaurants

Four locations of the Sonny's BBQ restaurant company have enlisted in the GreenZone Hero "Veteran-Friendly" Business directory.  Sonny's BBQ features authentic southern style barbecue including Pulled Pork, Baby Back Ribs, Beef Brisket, Burgers and delicious appetizers and sides.  Sonny's is legendary and the fact they support our veterans makes them even more so.   Sonny's has special pricing for... More »


The GreenZone Hero "Veteran-Friendly" "Cutting-Edge" List is Growing!

These Sarasota, Bradenton, North Port, Florida GreenZone Hero businesses are on the "cutting edge" in helping those who served in our Armed Forces: Palmer Ranch Holdings Syprett Meshad Resnick Lieb Dumbaugh Jones Krotec & Westheimer, PA Gecko’s Grill & Pub MindSpa Integrative Wellness Center Four Pillars Counseling/Social Connection Jessup’s Major Appliance Centers Benderson Development BMW... More »


GreenZone Hero is looking for 200 "Veteran-Friendly" Founding Member Businesses!

GreenZone Hero is looking for 200 visionary companies to enlist in our "veteran-friendly" directory as a Founding Member!  These visionary Founding Members will receive the same renewal rate forever.  Now is the time to join our directory!  One day you will be able to tell your business associates that you were HERE "at the beginning."  GreenZone Hero has a goal to reward every "Veteran-Friendly"... More »


Four Pillars and GreenZone Hero collaborate to support Veterans in the community

NewsBrief for Natural Awakenings: Four Pillars offers life coaching services to veterans. Four Pillars Coaching understands the support needed and issues many veterans have after their service to our country. Many veterans deal with post traumatic stress and need resources to cope with it. GreenZone Hero business directory is promoting Four Pillars as a veteran-friendly business offering veterans... More »


Several Well Known Businesses Join The Directory Early as "CHARTER MEMBERS"

The interest in the GreenZone "Veteran-Friendly" business directory has been brisk.  Businesses can see the value in advertising what they do to help our veterans.  We have added already added several businesses to many of the categories.  Many well known Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice businesses have enlisted early in the business directory.  "Charter Members" include Hap's Cycles, Liquor Locker,... More »


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