Golden Corral Announces Scholarship Award Winner

Local College Student Awarded Bob Glancy Scholarship

Asheboro, NC, October 11, 2006 --( Platinum Corral, LLC a 13-unit Golden Corral franchise operator with headquarters in Jacksonville, N.C., has announced that UNC Charlotte student Hannah Smith has been awarded the Bob Glancy Scholarship Award. The award is named after former Platinum Corral manager Bob Glancy, who passed away after a long battle with cancer and presents a student-employee with $500 in scholarship money. This program has made over $50,000 available to Platinum Corral’s 1,100 employees across North Carolina.

“These scholarships are a great way for us to demonstrate our appreciation to our employees,” said Billy Sewell, president of Platinum Corral “We are happy to provide these scholarships to help advance their education.”

About Platinum Corral:
Established in 1996, Platinum Corral, based in Jacksonville, owns and manages 13 Golden Corral franchises throughout North and South Carolina. The company has been recognized as one of the Triangle’s top 50 privately held companies and institutions in the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists 2005. Golden Corral restaurants, located nationwide, feature steaks, buffet, and bakery at every location, each offering the highest quality food at reasonable prices in a clean, friendly atmosphere, thereby fulfilling their mission to “make pleasurable dining affordable.”

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)

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Patty Briguglio