For Release 9 AM EST
February 13, 2012
Gaithersburg, MD — February 13, 2012 — Glory Days Grill hosted its 24th annual golf tournament on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at the Piedmont Club in Haymarket, Virginia. The annual tournament raised $47,486 which is a new record in the tournament’s 24 year history. $30,000 was designated for the tournament's main beneficiary, The Sunshine Foundation, and Glory Days Grill will make an additional $17,486 in contributions to a variety of local charities and foundations in the Washington-Baltimore corridor including The Elizabeth Ann Healy Foundation and Jill’s House.
Over the past eight years, more than $250,000 has been raised by this annual golf tournament. During its 16 year history, Glory Days Grill has been recognized for a variety of charitable contributions and fundraising efforts and, most recently, was honored with the Community Champion Award from the 2011 Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) as well as a six time winner of the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Neighbor Award.
Founded in 1996, Glory Days Grill is a sports-themed family restaurant where you never have to choose between great food or great entertainment. Every restaurant brings together an award-winning menu with more than 25 televisions tuned to sports, cartoons, news and soap operas with individual speaker stations at each table. The recent winner of the “King of Wings” blind taste test sponsored by Northern Virginia Magazine, Glory Days has been named Best Sports Bar, Best Casual Theme and Best American Restaurant, along with receiving accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili and Best Burger. The restaurant company currently owns and operates 19 corporate locations in the tri-state area and supports 2 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA. For more information, visit www.glorydaysgrill.com.
The Sunshine Foundation is the original wish granting organization founded in 1976 by former Philadelphia police officer, Bill Sample. Sunshine Foundation's sole purpose is to answer the dreams of chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children ages three to eighteen, whose families cannot fulfill their requests due to financial strain that the child's illness may cause. For more information, visit www.sunshinefoundation.org.
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