Restaurants, retailers offer discounts to first responders in remembrance of 9/11

Published: September 10, 2021 9:06 AM EDT
Updated: September 10, 2021 9:10 AM EDT

As America remembers the tragic events of 9/11. Some retailers and restaurants are saying thank you to first responders this weekend with officers and discounts.

Winn Dixie
First Responders and emergency dispatchers get 20% their total groceries when they shop on 9/11.

Wonder Gardens
First responders and military will receive free admission on Sept. 11 and their family members will get $2 each off their admission to the Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs. The Wonder Gardens offers first responders and their families $2 off admission daily.

Shoeless Joe’s Sports Café
This weekend – Friday, Saturday and Sunday – all first responders will receive a 15% discount off their total bill at Shoeless Joe’s Sports Café, located within the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers.

Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower
This weekend – Friday, Saturday and Sunday – the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers, will offer a 25% discount on guest rooms for first responders and their families with an advance reservation. Room reservations should be made directly through the hotel at 239-482-2900.

The Standard Restaurant
The Standard Restaurant is offering 20% off for all first responders. Locations include Fort Myers-Downtown at 1520 Broadway and Fort Myers-Page Field at 5031 S. Cleveland Ave.

Vibe Yoga
Recognizing the healing power of yoga, Vibe Yoga is offering its All Level yoga class for free to anyone at 10 a.m. on Sept. 11. In addition, The Fort Myers studio always offers 25% off classes for service members, veterans, first responders and their spouses, and free Warriors at Ease and iRest/Yoga Nidra classes twice a week with evidence-based trauma-sensitive yoga, meditation and breathing practices to reduce tension and anxiety, promote restful sleep, and improve body awareness as well as help with acute stress, PTSD and traumatic brain injuries.

Maverick Grille
Maverick Grille is offering all first responders a free 12-ounce gyro or chicken bowl on Sept. 11, valued at about $7.