May 14, 2009

York Region restaurants measure up!

Township of King eating establishments receive prestigious award
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York is pleased to announce that two food establishments in the Township of King 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 Township of King’s Eat Smart! Award Ceremony will take place at the beginning of Township of King Council on Tuesday, May 19th.
When:  Tuesday, May 19th  
  6 p.m.
Where: Township of King
  2075 King Road
  Township of King
Margaret Black, Mayor, Township of King
Members of Township of King Council
Eat Smart! Award recipients
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 or call York Region
Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653.
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit
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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
Attachment: Media Backgrounder:
York Region celebrates with local eating establishments that measure up and Eat Smart!  
109 eating establishments in The Regional Municipality of York receive top honours

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