Joining the Hogle Zoo for Military Week

By Craig Walton donated 250 hot dogs to military personnel at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City Utah. Veterans and active military personnel were honored with a number of activities, including the free hot dog.

(Salt Lake City, Utah, July 6, 2009) – Nothing is better, or more American, then eating a hot dog in the blistering heat of July. If you don’t believe it, ask any of the 250 military families who chowed down their FREE hot dog at Utah’s own Hogle Zoo this past Friday.

In association with the Hogle Zoo’s Military Appreciation Days, honored our country’s armed forces with the ultimate American gift, the hot dog.

The day was memorable for all. As thousands of military personnel poured through the crowded front gates of the Hogle Zoo to enjoy the day. They were impressed by all the various festivities including, a flag raising service, military training activities, as well as a live Military band for the veteran families to enjoy while they savored their free lunch.

As the families entered the zoo, they were surprised with a coupon for a free hot dog courtesy of

“Everyone loves a free hot dog,” said the owner of, Eric Kandell. “When we heard the Hogle Zoo was honoring our country’s armed forces, we new we had to do something! We really wanted to be a part of the activities, and serve these families who sacrifice so much for our country!”

Besides the free hot dog, Low VA Rates also promoted their GI Loan Contest! is hosting a contest for some lucky Veteran to win a free loan! The best part is, the contest is running all throughout the month of July! So if you don’t live in Utah or you were simply too busy to make it to Military days at Hogle Zoo, you don’t have to miss out! We can bring some of the fun and festivities to you! Just go enter the contest at You could be the winner of a free loan! Then you can use some of the money you saved to go buy some hot dogs for a celebratory BBQ! (It’s like you were there all along!)

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