The Weekender: A Salute to Service

Photo via Dallas Voice

Here at Uber, we want to honor the individuals who sacrificed their time and life to serve our nation. We are especially proud of the UberMILITARY partner drivers. Thank you for serving our country, we cherish your service and dedication to our country, and we dedicate this Weekender post to you!


 

Salute Our Soldiers | Veteran’s Day Parade

The Veterans Day parade in downtown Dallas is one you won’t want to miss. In years past, there have been over 150 different units all marching the same route to celebrate our veterans. On Tuesday, November 11, the parade will start at 11 a.m., but we encourage you to show up early to secure your spot in front of Dallas City Hall. These veterans certainly deserve our support!

 

Get Your Run On | Veteran’s Day Run

For this race at Bachman Lake Park, you can opt into the 11k, 5k, or 1-mile run. No matter the distance you prefer, you’ll be getting active for a great cause!

 

 

 

Photo via Tripomatic

Photo via Tripomatic

Celebrate Veterans Day in Style | The Platter’s Experience

Celebrate this Veterans Day in Grand Prairie with multiple musical acts that will be filling Uptown Theater. Starting at 4:00 p.m., pop on over and celebrate Veterans Day in style!

 

 

Photo via Fotolanta

Photo via Fotolanthropy

Documentary Screening | A Soldier’s Story

Tuesday, November 11 will be an inspirational evening honoring purple heart recipient SSG Travis Mills, all DFW veterans, and Fotolanthropy, a Dallas based non-profit. Fotolanthropy has created an award-winning documentary based on Travis’ inspiring story. Head on down to Majestic Theatre at 6 p.m. to watch this heartening film.

 

ARE YOU A CURRENT MEMBER OF THE MILITARY, A VETERAN, OR A MILITARY SPOUSE?
DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS?

This year, we proudly launched UberMILITARY, our nationwide initiative to empower 50,000 members of the military community as partner drivers through the Uber platform. All those interested in learning more about becoming an Uber partner can find helpful information here.

You can read more about your local DFW partner drivers here. We send a big thank you to all of the veterans out there. We appreciate your service!

Saddle Up, Uber On,

Uber Dallas Team

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