Community Partners




Applebee’s has proudly partnered with the Michigan High School Athletic Association to host monthly TEAM dinners for local athletic teams throughout the state that exhibit great sportsmanship on the field and court, excel in the classroom with good grades and give back by being good citizens in the communities they live in.


Applebee’s and the West Michigan Whitecaps are proud partners in honoring active or former military personnel. We’ve created the Applebee’s Hometown Hero program to honor these local heroes in the West Michigan Community. Learn more here.


Applebee’s and the Grand Rapids Drive will recognize a hometown hero at every home game. The hometown hero receives tickets to the game and a $25 Applebee’s gift card. Please contact Trey Conner to nominate a veteran or active duty member.



Veterans Program

Applebee’s proudly supports all military members throughout the year. We honor their sacrifice with a free meal on Veterans Day and 30% off every Monday. With the help of our Michigan sports partners, we have created a unique honoree program that rewards a local veteran or active military member with an Applebee’s experience. The experience includes tickets to a partner game and an Applebee’s gift card. Nominate your favorite veteran or active military member today!

Want to become a Community Partner?

If you’re interested in partnering with TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and Applebee’s to honor active military members and veterans, please contact Jennifer Sleeper