Today, we're honoring Teachers on "Teacher Appreciation Day". We'd love for you to to call us and tell the Teacher in your life, "Thanks" on-air. 616-458-1057.

Here are some inexspensive ways to say, "Thank You" to a Teacher.

Also, here are some businesses offering teachers (with valid IDs) free items and discounts this week: (call ahead just to be sure)



Chipotle Mexican Grill is offering educators a buy-one, get-one-free deal on the next day. The promo, valid TODAY from 4 p.m. to closing time, includes burritos, bowls, salads and tacos. The offer isn't valid for catered orders. Orders can't be placed online or via mobile of fax. There's a limit of one item per staff ID shown.


Whether you’re still employed or retired, many Applebee’s is offering all current and former educators a free meal at participating locations. The offer is valid for dine-in customers only. Beverages and tips aren't included.



Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Educator’s visiting Jo-Ann Fabric locations can sign up for a Teachers Rewards Discount Card, which comes with a bonus 20 percent off coupon. The card not only allows teachers to receive a discount on their holiday purchase during teacher's week but also offers savings on future purchases made in-store.

Office Depot

By signing up with Office Depot’s free Star Teachers reward program, there are a bevy of deals educators will receive. Not only does the membership include free gift with any $10 purchase but teachers will also get an instant 20 percent discount (up to $20).


Every trip to Michaels craft store can result in savings for teachers. While some exclusions do apply, a 15 percent off coupon is available to use during each visit, not just Teacher Day, when purchasing products designed for the classroom.


New York & Co.

Treat yourself to some new work clothes TODAY, by taking advantage of New York & Co.'s 30 percent off coupon for teachers and nurses. The offer, valid until TOMORROW (Wednesday), is good for in-store and online purchases. (Online shoppers must use the code 1810 to receive this deal.)

The Limited

The Limited is honoring teachers by offering its social media followers the chance to vote for their favorite educators by using the hashtag #LTDLoveTeachers. The winner, to be announced today, will receive a $150 gift card.