In honor of Veterans Day, Bed Bath & Beyond is offering 25% off an entire in-store purchase made between Nov. 7 and Nov. 11 by military members, military retirees, veterans, and their immediate family members through Veterans Advantage. Participating stores also include Christmas Tree Shops, Buy Buy Baby, Harmon Face Values, Harmon Discount, & Cost Plus World Markets. Simply show your VetRewards Card from Veterans Advantage in store at checkout and save 25% on your entire cart.
Located in Brownsville, Brooklyn behind PS 275, Osborn Playground has been an instrumental community hub since 1988.
Surrounded by wrought iron fencing, the playground contains a comfort station, a large compass stone, basketball courts, aqua and red play equipment with safety surfacing, tot swings, a shower basin, and spring riding animals.
Due to decreasing investments in city parks, Osborn Playground will not be receiving funding from NYC Parks to help the playground remain a safe place for local children and residents to play and remain active.
On this day of service, November 12, 10am-2pm, veterans and supporters will refurbish the park’s iron fencing and two playground sets, refresh the paint on the basketball courts and shower basin, paint a new softball field, blacktop games and mural on the playground’s comfort station and remove invasive plant species so we can plant 1,000 daffodils.
This service project is part of an ongoing collaboration between The Mission Continues, Partnerships for Parks, New York City Parks, and Community Solutions – Brownsville Initiative designed to improve the neighborhood.
Through this day of service, platoon members will show the community that veterans are leaving a legacy of action and service that will forever change Brownsville.
The American Veterans Ball is a semi-formal event on November 12, 7pm. Doors open at 6pm. Enjoy a bar, casino, dinner, and music. Register here.
The American Veterans Ball is the flagship event of the year for HOME, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated towards youth development and a variety of humanitarian issues that affect our society today. Our mission is to empower youth through advocacy, education in life skills, leadership, and personal growth, while instilling a positive humanitarian experience by connecting the Past, Present, and Future veterans/leaders of America for the next generation of our nation’s future leaders.