Veterans ID discount cards offered around county

Military veterans can get a free identification card that provides discounts at more than 230 Bucks County businesses, at five locations around the county starting Thursday.

More than 5,040 cards have been issued since the program started in November, and the staff of the Recorder of Deeds will make the cards available at the following locations and dates:

Fairless Hills
Thurs. Sept. 20
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Westaby Hall
425 Hood Boulevard

Fri., Sept. 28
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Central Bucks Senior Center
700 Shady Retreat Road

Sat., Sept. 29
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
New Britain Veterans Fall Festival
New Britain Township Building
207 Park Ave.

Lower Makefield
Thurs., Oct. 4
7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Makefield Elementary School
1939 Makefield Road

Sat., Oct. 6 (rain date, Sun., Oct. 7)
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bensalem Pride Day
Bensalem Township Building
2400 Byberry Road

Veterans can also get a card weekdays, from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Recorder of Deeds office in the county courthouse, 55 E. Court St., Doylestown. An original DD-214 form is required.

With the card, veterans can get discounts of 5 to 20 percent on merchandise and services. Participating businesses are listed on the county website,

For information about the program, call 215-348-6209.