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Annual Glory Days Grill® Golf Tournament Raises $40,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, November 17, 2009
CONTACT: RICHARD DANKER 877-504-5679, Ext. 22

Fairfax, VA — Glory Days Grill, a regional restaurant chain, held its twenty-first annual golf tournament on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at the Piedmont Club in Haymarket, Virginia. The tournament raised $40,000 which is an unprecedented achievement in the history of the Tournament. $33,000 will be given to the tournament's main beneficiary, The Sunshine Foundation. The Sunshine Foundation is the original wish granting organization founded in 1976 by former Philadelphia police officer, Bill Sample. Monies raised from the Tournament will fulfill the dreams of seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children, ages 3-18, nationwide. For more information, visit

Glory Days Grill will also make contributions to three local non-profit organizations: Jill's House, The Magic Foundation and Shaken Baby Prevention, Inc.

Said Glory Days Grill Co-Founder, Richard Danker, “My family started this tournament 21 years ago, and we are proud to continue our support of the Sunshine Foundation and the many children they serve. We are also very thankful for the support shown by our major sponsors, Sandy Spring Bank, US Foodservice, Anheuser Busch, Auto-Chlor, Gallo Wine, PalMar Construction, Sam Adams, and Townsend Chicken and Keany Produce, who collectively donated more than $18,000. Because of the generosity of our sponsors and participants, we can keep spreading the sunshine!”

Glory Days Grill has been recognized for a variety of charitable contributions and fundraising efforts and was a state winner and national finalist for both the 2006 and 2003 Restaurant Neighbor Award sponsored by the National Restaurant Association. The restaurant company has 20 corporate owned and operated locations and 2 franchised locations.