April 8, 2009

York Region restaurants measure up!

 

Town of Newmarket eating establishments receive prestigious award

 

NEWMARKET - The Regional Municipality of York is pleased to announce that 13 food establishments in the Town of Newmarket have earned a 2009 Eat Smart! award. 

 

This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of local food premises in meeting exceptional standards set in the areas of food safety, healthy food choices and smoke-free dining.

 

The Town of Newmarket’s Eat Smart! Award Ceremony will take place at the beginning of Town of Newmarket Council on Tuesday, April 14th.

 

When:              Tuesday, April 14th 

                        7 p.m.

 

Where:            Town of Newmarket Council Chamber

                        395 Mulock Drive

                        Town of Newmarket

 

Who:                l   A.J. (Tony) Van Bynen, Mayor, Town of Newmarket

                        l   Members of Town of Newmarket Council

l   Eat Smart! Award recipients

l   York Region Community and Health Services staff

 

The York Region Community and Health Services department participates in the Eat Smart! provincial program in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario and the Canadian Cancer Society.  Awards are granted on an annual basis.

 

Individual award ceremonies will be held in each of the nine local municipalities where the recognized food establishments reside. 

 

For a complete list of 2009 Eat Smart! winners, please visit www.york.ca/eatsmart or call York Region

Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653.

 

For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca

 

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Media Contact:            Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, Community and Health Services, York Region

Phone: 905 830-4444 Ext. 4016 / After-hours Cell: 905 251-5553

                                    Email: jennifer.mitchellemmerson@york.ca
 
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