Free Discounted Tickets for our Veterans!

Reblogger Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
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I had no idea that this site/service existed for veterans until I read the following post offered by veteran and ActiveRain Member, Jerry Newman ... and I'm imagining that there are many like me, including veterans that could be benefiting from it.   


I'm re-posting this info with the hopes that more eyes land on it ... learn of the veteran services offered via Vet Tix ... and also share the info with others. 


We really can't do too much to say "thank you" to our active service members and veterans, but this, along with your sharing of the info, sure is a good start. Help out and pass the info on ...






Original content by Jerry Newman TREC #0492321

Military life can be hard work. So when the work day is done at the end of the day,  it’s a nice break for the members in our military community – whether currently serving or veterans -- to head out on the town with family or friends to see a concert or catch a ball game. Events like this are a great way to spend much-needed quality time with family or re-integrate after a deployment.

Unfortunately, tickets to these events aren’t cheap.

That’s where Vet Tix comes in. Veteran Tickets Foundation, or Vet Tix, is a national nonprofit that supports the veteran and military community with free community-based event tickets ranging from concerts to professional sports games. It all started in 2008 when founder and CEO Mike Focareto noticed several empty seats around him at Super Bowl XLII in Arizona and thought about how the men and women serving our country could enjoy being there. Since then, Vet Tix has distributed over 2.5 million tickets to the military community.

So how does it work? In a couple of different ways.

Vet Tix works with major sports teams, entertainers, promoters, organizations, donors and venues to distribute tickets. Vet Tix also accepts donated tickets. If you’re interested in donating tickets, simply head over to their website and click on the “Donate Now” button.

If you’re looking to get some tickets, go to the Vet Tix website, register, and then browse all the available tickets in your area. They use a lottery system to ensure that everyone has a fair chance to receive event tickets.

Vet Tix also has a program called “Hero’s Wish” that grants special wishes to qualifying personnel. Through this program, members who meet certain criteria can request specific tickets for any single event, and then donors help to fulfill that wish either by ticket donation or by donating money.

Interested in learning more about Vet Tix? Visit Vet Tik Website and search through all the events they have to offer. Interested in more discounts? Visit Military Discount Center

If you are planning to buy or to sell in and around the San Antonio, Texas area, contact a retired military veteran, who understands our military community, and how stressful the PCS(Permanant Change of Station) move came be with any family. 



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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good afternoon Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi ,

Thank you for re-blogging this post! I missed it and it's full of such valuable information! Off to read and comment Jerry Newman's post!

Nov 18, 2017 10:24 AM #1
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I read this and then checked with my  local branches of the military groups and we also have some programs but they are  just not advertised.

Nov 18, 2017 03:33 PM #2
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Gene thank you for re=blogging this and sharing this information. I am a Veteran so I am going to checkout this website.

Nov 18, 2017 03:54 PM #3
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Gene, I loved this post how funny I just came from it, nice that you are spreading the word, Endre

Nov 18, 2017 06:03 PM #4
Jerry Newman
Brown Realty, 210-789-4216, - San Antonio, TX
Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation

Thanks for spreading the word, Gene. I recently just found out this from another veteran, who told me how he got some real cheap tickets to a ball game.

Nov 18, 2017 07:25 PM #5
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

Thank you for sharing this positive post with us. It was worth the ReBlog Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi 

Nov 18, 2017 10:25 PM #6
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Definitely a great one to re-blog, Gene! Thank you for sharing this - what a wonderful service to provide to our veterans. I love it!

Have a great week!

Nov 19, 2017 08:58 PM #7
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Thanks for the re-blog! I just posted this on FaceBook too. 

I'm glad this organization is doing good things for our Vets. They deserve it and so much more!

Nov 22, 2017 04:36 PM #8
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Great idea, Patricia Feager, to share it on our FB pages - THANK YOU!

Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Brotha Gene!

Nov 24, 2017 08:04 PM #9
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