For Immediate Release
Monday, July 7, 2014
Contact: Stacey Matusko, Stacey.Matusko@lls.org, (703) 399-2918
Charissa Costa, firstname.lastname@example.org (330) 338-3040
(Washington, D.C.) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Glory Days Grill have partnered to celebrate National Ice Cream Month this July. Glory Days locations in VA, MD, WV and FL (19 in total) will donate 25¢ for every Oreo® Slider ordered to help fund LLS’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
“The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is thankful to all of the Glory Days Grill staff, general managers and owners for choosing to work with LLS on their National Ice Cream Month celebration,” said Beth Gorman, National Capital Area Chapter Executive Director. “The dollars raised through this partnership will help to fund life-saving research and important patient programs and services. I hope everyone will find time to support Glory Days Grill and LLS throughout the month of July, and enjoy a delicious Oreo® Slider treat for a great cause.”
Glory Days Grill has been a pillar in the local community for many years, lending their support to various events, little league teams and charitable endeavors. This month long partnership with LLS is the first of its kind, and through the event they hope to raise at least $10,000 for the organization.
“Glory Days Grill is very honored to once again be partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to raise funds that will be used both towards research and to support those affected by blood cancers,” says Gary Cohen, VP of Operations at Glory Days Grill. “Many of us have been personally affected by these diseases, and it is very important and rewarding for us to be involved with such an amazing organization.”
LLS Volunteers will be on-site at three local participating Glory Days Grills on National Ice Cream Day, July 20, to help collect donations and provide diners with information about LLS and its mission. For more information please visit www.glorydaysgrill.com.
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org.
About Glory Days Grill
Founded in Fairfax, VA in 1996, Glory Days Grill is a sports-themed family restaurant featuring great food, outstanding service and real-time entertainment. Every restaurant brings together an award-winning menu with an abundance of televisions tuned to sports, cartoons, news and entertainment with individual speaker stations at each table. Glory Days Grill has been named Best Casual Theme and Best American Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, along with receiving accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili and Best Burger. Glory Days Grill founders, Richard Danker, Bob Garner, and Jeff Newman currently own and operate 18 grills in the tri-state area comprising Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia as well as 2 FANFARE Eateries in Virginia. Glory Days Grill also supports 3 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA and New Tampa, FL. For more information, visit www.glorydaysgrill.com.
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