There are several businesses in the Lansing area that are saying "thank you" to veterans and active military members by offering freebies and deals on food and drinks on Friday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day. Here are a few deals that were posted by USA Today:

Bob EvansFree meal from a special menu available all day. Military ID required.

IHOPFree red, white and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Applebee's: Free meal from a special menu and get a $5 coupon that can be redeemed Nov. 12-27.

Little CaesarsFree Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fazoli's: Veterans will receive a free "Build Your Own Pasta Bowl" on Nov. 11.

Outback SteakhouseFree Bloomin' Onion and a beverage. Outback also is offering active and former service members 15% off their meals and their families' Nov. 12 through Dec. 31.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.

To see more Veterans Day deals, click here. Please remember that many of the offers require proof of I.D. or a uniform.

And from all of us at WITL---Thank you!!