Mall of America to be Honored For Working with Military, Vets, Families

Updated: 01/14/2014 8:03 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart



Mall of America will be honored this week for working with military members, veterans and their families.

The mall has been designated a Yellow Ribbon Company by Beyond the Yellow Ribbon.

MOA is being recognized for working with military members in several ways including offering discounts and free tickets at various stores and attractions.

It also says 30 percent of its mall security team is made up of service members or veterans.

A formal proclamation ceremony is set for Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the mall's rotunda.

Businesses already proclaimed Yellow Ribbon Companies include: Best Buy, General Mills, Minnesota Vikings and 3M just to name a few. See the full list here.