Durham, NC - Last year, nationwide spending on Father's Day gifts topped $11 billion. But Duke staff and faculty don't have to break the bank to surprise a special man this time around.
The annual day to recognize a father in your life is Sunday, June 17. With many options for how to show your affection, let Working@Duke help you narrow the options. Save on gifts with these discounts (and more) available through PERQS, Duke's employee discount program:
Take the opportunity to show your appreciation along with the entire family. Duke employees enjoy a 10 percent discount on Italian fare at Pomodoro Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria. Choose from classic favorites like gnocchi in homemade pesto, baked lasagna or New York-style pizza. PERQS also offers discounts to dozens of other local eateries.
Webb's Wet or Waterless Mobile Wash and Detail offers faculty and staff $5 off any regular scheduled car wash. Marcus Webb, owner of the company, travels to each customer to wash his or her car on-site. Service includes a complete exterior auto wash with interior vacuum, dash and door wipe-down, windows, wheel well cleaning, rim and tire cleaning with tire wet and a choice of a fragrance. Pricing starts at $25 for cars, $35 for trucks and SUV's.
Need For Speed
Rev up your engines with 25 percent off ticket prices at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and zMAX Dragway. Duke employees are also eligible for "buy two, get two free" discount for 2012 events. The schedule includes the NASCAR Sprint Series Bank of America 500, Nationwide Series Dollar General 300 and several Full Throttle Drag Racing Series events.
Save A Special Moment
If your family has captured many special moments over the years, find a favorite to encase on Father's Day. Duke offers 10 percent discounts at several local frame shops, including Bull City Art and Frame Company, FastFrame, House of Frames, J&J Frame Studio and Yesterday and Today Frame Shop.
Help your father or husband update his style with a free coupon book worth hundreds of dollars at participating stores at Smithfield's Carolina Premium Outlets. Savings range from 25 to 65 percent at Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Gap Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, and more.
Find even more Duke employee discounts on the PERQS website.