The current Government shutdown is the longest in modern U.S. history, here are a few local businesses that are offering to help Government workers during this time.
Great Harvest Bread Company – All Federal Government employees that have been Furloughted or working without pay (TSA), workers can show ID and receive a free sandwich.
Violet Crown Cinema in Charlottesville – Offering free matinee movies Monday-Thursday if you are a furloughed federal employee with ID.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Offering federal employees free movies throughout the month of January to ‘help cure the Government shutdown blues’. The free tickets are available Mondays through Thursdays when they present a federal ID at the box office. (USA Today)
Monticello Mattress and More – 10% off with Government ID
First Colony Winery Charlottesville – Federal employees and contractors can get special discounts when they show their government ID until the end of the shutdown.
Do you know any other local businesses offering help? Let us know by commenting below!