Veterans Discount ID ProgramVeterans Discount ID Program<h2 style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-11 ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rteFontSize-6">​"Thank You for Your Service" </span></h2><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>THANK A VET DISCOUNT PROGRAM</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>This program is a win-win for our community; it honors our local veterans and drives commerce to area businesses.  We are proud that the Burke County Register of Deeds participates in this statewide initiative.  Together we are able to say THANK YOU to our veterans in a meaningful way.</em></p><p style="text-align:center;">The <strong>"Thank A Vet"</strong> card is a complimentary photo I.D. certified by the Burke County Register of Deeds office when a veteran has produced their original discharge paper and has been honorably discharged.  The card is available to any veteran who is a Burke County resident and <strong>honorably</strong> discharged from any branch of service of the United States Armed Forces.</p><p style="text-align:center;">Upon filing your <strong>ORIGINAL</strong> discharge papers with the Burke County Register of Deeds office, you will be issued a <strong>"Thank A Vet"</strong> discount card that can be used at our participating local businesses.  Your original document is returned to you immediately upon recording.  A scanned image is chronicled for safe-keeping and peace of mind.  Discharge papers include: DD-214, DD-256, NGB-22 etc.  For more information please <a href="http://www2.erie.gov/clerk/sites/www2.erie.gov.clerk/files/uploads/pdfs/AboutThankAVet.pdf"><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">click here</span><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">. </span></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"Thank A Vet" Cards</strong> are issued Monday -Friday between 8am-5pm. </p><p style="text-align:center;"> For more information, please contact our office at 828-764-9340. </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Participating Businesses</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">Currently, we have <a href="http://www2.erie.gov/clerk/sites/www2.erie.gov.clerk/files/uploads/Thank%20A%20Vet%20Master%20Business%20List%20-%20CATEGORIES%20%281-5-17%29.compressed.pdf"><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>13</strong></span><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"> local businesses</span></a> and counting in our program!  Please <a href="http://www2.erie.gov/clerk/sites/www2.erie.gov.clerk/files/uploads/Thank%20A%20Vet%20Master%20Business%20List%20-%20CATEGORIES%20%281-5-17%29.compressed.pdf"><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">Click Here</span><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"> to view the most recent list</span></a>. </p><p style="text-align:center;">If you would like to enroll your business, please download the <a href="http://www2.erie.gov/clerk/sites/www2.erie.gov.clerk/files/uploads/New%20Business%20Application%20Form%20-%20no.pdf"><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">Merchant Application</span></a> and return it to our office by fax, mail OR <a href="http://www2.erie.gov/clerk/index.php?q=merchant-application-form"><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">complete the form online</span></a>.</p>