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Military Appreciation Week November 8-16, 2019

In partnership with Penn State University and Military Appreciation Week, Downtown State College celebrates and honors the contributions of our service members, veterans and their families!

Year after year, downtown business owners and community members have generously contributed to the Penn State University Military Student Fund on behalf of the Downtown State College Improvement District. This important fund offers financial assistance to military-affiliated students as a needs-based scholarship.

So, come downtown during Military Appreciation Week…dine, shop and enjoy military discounts from dozens of businesses! Downtown State College will provide free parking validations to all military service members and veterans who stop by during normal business hours at 127 S Fraser Street, or at the participating businesses. Validations are good at any of the three downtown garages.

If you are interested in contributing to the Penn State University Military Student Fund, please follow this link…https://militaryappreciation.psu.edu/

See our comprehensive list of downtown businesses that offer a military discount during Military Appreciation Week and/or year round:

*3 Little Birds
Appalachian Outdoors
Badger and Hound Barber Co.
Bill Pickles Tap Room
Bistrozine

Bradleys Cheesesteaks & Hoagies
BRGR
Cape Escape
Chumley’s
Coldstone Creamery
Connections
Cuts by Christy Orso
Doggie’s Pub
DP Dough
Duck Donuts
Dunkin Donuts
F45 Training
Family Clothesline
Federal Taphouse

Fetterolf’s Barber Shop
Frutta Bowls
Gentleman’s Salon
*Kitchen Kaboodle
Jersey Mike’s
Kaarma
Lion and Cub

Lion’s Fan Shop
Lion’s Pride
Mad Mex
Maki Yaki
Michael Silver ScissorsNoodles & Co.
Old Main Frame Shop
*Pita Cabana
Primanti Bros.
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Rapid Transit

Reini Goldsmith’s & Jewelers
Rinaldo’s Barber Shop
*Smash Falafal
S’Hair-eng Styling Salon

Spats at the Grill
Student Bookstore
Super Cuts
Taco Bell
The Candy Shop
The Cheese Shoppe
The Corner Room
The Koop
*The Makery

*The Nittany Quill

Tokyo Sushi
Uncle Chen’s
Underground
Valley Vapes
Webster’s Bookstore Cafe
Woodring’s Floral Garden
*Yallah Burrito
*Yallah Taco
Your Cigar Den
Zeno’s

*Discount Valid During Military Appreciation Week Only (November 8-16, 2019)