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Annual Glory Days Grill® Golf Tournament Raises Record $51,899

For Release 9 AM EST
December 24, 2012

Gaithersburg, MD — December 24, 2012 — Glory Days Grill hosted its 25th annual golf tournament on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at the Piedmont Club in Haymarket, Virginia. The annual tournament raised $51,899 which is a new record in the tournament’s 25 year history. $33,000 was designated for the tournament's main beneficiary, The Sunshine Foundation, and Glory Days Grill will make an additional $18,899 in contributions to a variety of local charities and foundations in the Washington-Baltimore corridor.  This past year’s local charities included the following: Jill’s House, Secret Passage Ranch, Arundel House of Hope, Heroes, Inc., Shaken Baby Prevention Inc., Walk for the Cure and Wounded Warriors. 

Over the past eight years, more than $302,000 has been raised by this annual golf tournament. During its 17 year history, Glory Days Grill has been recognized for a variety of charitable contributions and fundraising efforts and, most recently, was honored with the 2012 McCormick Cornerstone Award from the Restaurant Association of Maryland 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 entertainment with individual speaker stations at each table. Glory Days has been named Best Sports Bar, Best Casual Theme and Best American Restaurant, along with receiving accolades for Best Wings, Best Chili and Best Burger. The restaurant company currently owns and operates 18 corporate locations in the tri-state area, supports 2 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA and operates one FANFARE Eatery in Fairfax, VA. For more information, visit

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



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Charissa Costa