Offers Available to People Impacted by the Government Shutdown

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Shutdown Continues To Affect Local Workers, Organizations
https://www.traverseticker.com/news/shutdown-continues-to-affect-local-workers-organizations


Offers available to furloughed government employees and/or contractors

If your business/service would like to extend an offer to the families stationed at the Traverse City Coast Guard Air Station, click here, and we'll be glad to post it on this page (must be legal and ethical) http://shutdownhelp.us/node/15

We would strongly suggest that you contact the providers below prior to enjoying their offer, to assure that their offer still stands in light of the fact government is at least for now temporarily reopened.

Air Services
A food staples and home goods drive for federal employees this Monday and Tuesday. Dropoff sites at Air Services, Cherry Capital Airport, AvFlight, Giving Wings Aviation, and NMC (all Aero Park Drive locations).

Amazon Cuts - Tc Hair by April
50% off haircuts for workers and family
1525 S Division suite 105
231-632-2304
Aprilderesti@rocketmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/TraverseCityHairDesignbyApril
10-5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Active Duty Coast Guard, Active Duty Military, Veterans, Unemployed Government Contractors, Department of Homeland Security / TSA

Bayside Market
25% Off Everything but Liquor for all Members of the Coast Guard During the Government Shutdown! Just Show your Coast Guard ID!
1532 N US Highway 31 N Traverse City, Michigan
(231) 938-2530
baysidemarketmeats@gmail.com
Note: You may contribute to this campaign at Traverse Catholic Federal Credit Union.
10am to 9pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Active Duty Coast Guard, Active Duty Military, Veterans, Unemployed Government Contractors, Department of Homeland Security / TSA

Bookbrokers & Kramer's Cafe
Free books for children of furloughed employees

Consumers Power: Help with heating bills
Consumers Energy just made a $100,000 donation to the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund. The fund helps veterans who might be struggling to pay their bills, especially in the winter. To find out if you qualify for any assistance, contact your local VA office.
https://www.michiganveterans.com/a/Emergency-Assistance#3

Cultured Kombucha
Free weekly growler fill-ups at the tasting room for all unpaid federal employees

Cuppa Joe Cafe
Free coffee for Coast Guard members/spouses and federal government employees during the government shutdown. Please show government I.D. and thank you for your service to our community.
1200 W Eleventh St # 101, Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 392-6517
cuppajoetc@gmail.com
http://www.cuppajoetc.com
7am to 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Active Duty Coast Guard, Active Duty Military, Veterans, Unemployed Government Contractors, Department of Homeland Security / TSA employees

Cuppa Joe Drive-thru
Free coffee for Coast Guard members/spouses and federal government employees during the government shutdown. Please show government I.D. and thank you for your service to our community.
1060 E. Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 392-6517
cuppajoetc@gmail.com
http://www.cuppajoetc.com
7am to 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Active Duty Coast Guard, Active Duty Military, Veterans, Unemployed Government Contractors, Department of Homeland Security / TSA employees

The Filling Station Microbrewery
Discounts available: $0.50 of beer pints and $2.00 off any pizza order (please show id)
642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 946-8168
http://thefillingstationmicrobrewery.com
Normal Business Hours (see website) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Active Duty Coast Guard, Active Duty Military, Department of Homeland Security / TSA employees,

Great Lakes Children's Museum
Free Admission for USCG and Federal Employees impacted by the Government Shutdown.
13240 S. West Bayshore Dr.
231.932.4526
info@glcm.org
https://www.greatlakeskids.org
See Website for Open Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Great Lakes Hair DeZign
90 percent off haircuts for Coast Guard employees

Hectic Escape Challenge
Free escape rooms for all unpaid federal employees on February 1 (one day only)

Little Bohemia - The West End Pub & Eatery
50% off all regular menu food purchases for unpaid government workers in grand traverse county! We're open Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 9pm! Come for the food!
https://www.facebook.com/pg/LittleBohemiaTC/offers
540 W Front Street
231.946.6925
email@lilbo.com
http://www.littlebohemia-tc.com
11am to 9pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday My offer is extended to the following
Active Duty Coast Guard, Active Duty Military, Veterans, Unemployed Government Contractors, Department of Homeland Security / TSA employees

Midland Burger Company
Free Food
329 E. State Street
(989) 486-3780
Eat@MidlandBurgerCompany.com
http://www.MidlandBurgerCompany.com
Any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Old Mission Bakery
90 percent off for all unpaid federal employees

Oryana Community Co-op
10% off all purchases for Federal Employees, active Coast Guard, and furloughed government contract workers.
260 E. 10th St., Traverse City, MI 49684
231-947-0191
stephanie@oryana.coop
https://www.oryana.coop
Mon-Sat 7:30a - 9:00p, Sun 9:00a - 7:00p
Active Duty Coast Guard, Unemployed Government Contractors, Department of Homeland Security / TSA employees, Any other Federal Employees with ID

Paypal | zero percent interest loan
We understand that the current U.S. federal government shutdown is impacting many of our fellow citizens. To assist during this time of uncertainty, we are offering an interest-free one-time cash advance, up to your available credit line for a maximum of $500 (with a minimum amount of $250) to existing or new* PayPal Credit customers who are U.S. federal government employees impacted by the shutdown. This one-time cash advance will be interest-free with a 0% Annual Percentage Rate (APR)* until the cash advance amount is paid in full. Your PayPal and PayPal Credit accounts must be in good standing to be eligible.
https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/paypal-helps

Papa Johns
We offer 50% off to all past and present people who serve. Military, Coast Guard, Firefighter, EMT, Police officer 365 days a year. Carryout or delivery, if in our delivery area. Must order through the store versus online, just mention the Military discount to your order taker. We do deliver to the base.
1338 South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
231-941-7272
nataleegroesser@gmail.com
http://www.papajohns.com
11 am - 11 pm (Mon-Sat) 12:00pm - 11 pm (Sundays)

Ronald Smith
A job that pays
767 Duell rd
2313130863
Handyandy907@gmail.com
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Unemployed Government Contractors, Department of Homeland Security / TSA employees

Rosetta Stone | Learn a new language
Gov’t employee affected by the #shutdown? Learn a new language in the meantime. We're offering furloughed government workers a 3-mo gift to the Rosetta Stone app by emailing your name and validation info to expandyourworld@rosettastone.com.

State and Bijou Theaters
A free film at the State or Bijou for the duration of the government shutdown. Just present your government ID card or personnel badge and see you at the show.
(231) 947-3446
https://www.stateandbijou.org
See website for show times Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

True North
Free group therapy sessions for all unpaid federal employees every Thursday evening at 6:30pm. Meet at 1200 West Eleventh Street Suite 217 in the Grand Traverse Commons above Cuppa Joe.

VFW Cherryland Post 2780
We will help you to pay some of your critical bills during the government shutdown. We also are a drop off site for goods Coast Guard families require.
3400 Veterans Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-7317
https://www.vfwpost2780.org/
1pm to 4pm daily Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Active Duty Coast Guard, Active Duty Military, Veterans

Other Offers | Provided by the TC Ticker

Phone/Cable/Internet (offers linked)
> Verizon
> AT&T
> T-Mobile
> Sprint
> DIRECTV

Banks/Credit Institutions (offers linked)
> Chase
> Wells Fargo
> U.S. Bank
> Bank of America
> Capital One
> Fifth Third Bank
> 4Front Credit Union
> Chemical Bank
> Huntington Bank
> Independent Bank
> West Shore Bank
> Lake Michigan Credit Union
> Paypal


To contact "Shutdown Help" to suggest updates/corrections, please email: mail@shutdownhelp.us