Hooters 17th Annual Memorial Cup Golf Tournament Raises $100,000 to Fund Local Causes

Oct 07, 2010, 11:26 ET from Hooters of America, Inc.

ATLANTA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Hooters held the 17th Annual Hooters Memorial Golf Tournament on September 20th raising $100,000 to fund Hooters Community Endowment Fund (HOO.C.E.F).  The tournament is dedicated to preserving the memories of NASCAR Champion Alan Kulwicki and Hooters employees Mark Brooks, Dan Duncan and Charlie Campbell's whose lives were taken in an airplane accident near Bristol, TN on April 1st, 1993.

Over 180 golfers attended this year's tournament, held at the Marietta Country Club in Marietta, GA - just outside the Hooters of America headquarters of Atlanta.  The money raised will benefit HOO.C.E.F. which will be used to fund various local charitable efforts across the country.

Hooters of America, Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 460 Hooters restaurants in 44 states and 29 foreign countries.  The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida.  Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls.  For more information about Hooters visit www.Hooters.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/Hooters of www.Facebook.com/Hooters.  

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