April 16, 2009
Media Release

York Region restaurants measure up!

Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville eating establishments receive prestigious award
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York is pleased to announce that four food establishments in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville 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 Whitchurch-Stouffville’s Eat Smart! Award Ceremony will take place at the beginning of Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Council on Tuesday, April 21st.
When:  Tuesday, April 21st 
  3 p.m.
Where: Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Council Chamber
  37 Sandiford Drive, 4th Floor
  Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
Who:  l   Wayne Emmerson, Mayor, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
  l   Members of Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville 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
Attachment: Media Backgrounder:
York Region celebrates with local eating establishments that measure up and Eat Smart!  
110 eating establishments in The Regional Municipality of York receive top honours

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