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Military Appreciation Week

City Celebrates Military Appreciation Week May 9 – May 15
Posted on 05/10/2021
Cityscape with Military Appreciation Flag

May 10, 2021 – The City of Davenport will celebrate Military Appreciation Week Sunday, May 9 – Saturday, May 15.  Mayor Matson will kick off the event at the Wednesday, May 5 Committee of the Whole meeting with a proclamation to formally recognize the week as Military Appreciation Week in Davenport.   

Throughout the week, the City of Davenport, along with several businesses and organizations, will offer a number of perks to active members of the military, veterans, and their families. The City of Davenport will provide free green fees at its three golf courses - Emeis, Duck Creek, and Red Hawk - and CitiBus will offer free rides during Military Appreciation Week.  

The Putnam Museum and Science Center will offer free general admission to all military personnel (active duty and veteran) and their immediate families with proof of military ID. The Figge Art Museum offers free admission year round to all active U.S armed forces and their families.  Quad Cities River Bandits will be celebrating Military Appreciation Week on Sunday, May 16, with $2 tickets for all veterans, reservists, guardsmen and active duty military personnel.

Several downtown businesses are offering specials during Military Appreciation Week including Allied Barber Supply (224 W 3rd St) and Crafted QC (221 E 2nd St).  A full list of businesses and their offers can be found on the Downtown Davenport Facebook page.

“Davenport is very proud to support our military members, families, and veterans,” said Mayor Mike Matson. “We are very happy to have them in our community and we are thankful for their service to our great nation.  They are loved and Military Appreciation Week is one way we can express our love and gratitude to them.”