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7/11/19 - At Age 100, A&W Considers the Next Century - Restaurant Business Online

In June 1919, at a parade for U.S. doughboys returning from the Great War, innkeeper Roy Allen introduced residents of Northern California to a new sort of thirst quencher.

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7/8/19 - A&W Restaurants Giving Away Root Beer, Raising Money for Vets on August 6 - QSR Magazine

Since 2013, A&W has raised more than $800,000 for veterans groups during National Root Beer Float Day.

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6/18/19 - On its 100th birthday, A&W pays tribute to soldiers who helped it grow - QSRWeb

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Root Beer Float in 100th Anniversary Collector's Mug

6/17/19 - A&W Becomes First Franchise Restaurant Chain to Turn 100

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6/17/19 - A&W Centennial Video News Release

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Photo of Kevin Bazner in drive-thru holding Root Beer Float and A&W to-go bag

6/15/19 - 100 Years and Counting: A&W Finds its Groove in the 21st Century - Franchising.com

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