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Annual Glory Days Grill® Golf Tournament Raises Record Funds for the Second Consecutive Year

Proceeds benefit the Sunshine Foundation for Chronically Ill Children and other local charitable organizations.

Gaithersburg, MD — January 2, 2018 — On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Glory Days Grill hosted its 30th annual golf tournament at the Piedmont Club in Haymarket, Virginia. The annual tournament raised a record $63,045 of which $35,000 has been designated for the tournament's main beneficiary, The Sunshine Foundation. Glory Days Grill will make additional contributions totaling $28,045 to a variety of local charities and foundations serving the Washington-Baltimore corridor. Past recipients include local organizations such as: Jill’s House; Lorton Community Action Center; Life with Cancer; CASA – Baltimore County; Rainbow Therapeutic Riding; and The Fisher House.

Over the past fourteen years, Glory Days Grill has raised more than $583,000 through their annual golf tournament allowing the company to financially support the missions of many local and regional charities. Glory Days Grill has been recognized over the years for a variety of charitable contributions and fundraising efforts including the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Neighbor Award for(13x); SmartCEO’s Future 50 Award (4x); The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s ‘WRAPPY’ Community Partnership Award (5x); and a nine time winner of the Restaurant Association of Maryland’s McCormick Cornerstone of the Industry Award. This award recognizes companies that operate as the cornerstone of their communities, through positive job creation, community support and charitable contributions.

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Operating in 5 states, Glory Days Grill is a full-service, sports-themed family restaurant featuring a wide variety of food items served at very affordable prices, outstanding service and real-time entertainment. Every restaurant brings together award-winning menus accompanied by numerous large screen televisions tuned to a variety of sports, cartoons, news and entertainment offerings. Tables and booths have individual volume-controlled speaker stations adding to the guest’s enjoyment. Many locations have private banquet facilities and all feature catering services. Glory Days Grill has been named Best Casual Theme Restaurant, Best American Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and has also received accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili, Best Burger and Best Bartender. Glory Days Grill founders, Richard Danker, Bob Garner, and Jeff Newman currently own and operate 19 Glory Days Grill restaurants in the tri-state area comprising Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Glory Days Grill also supports 10 franchised restaurants in Apex, NC; Richmond, VA; and Tampa, FL. For more information, visit


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