McDonald's Restaurants in Quebec celebrate the 17th edition of McHappy Day

Celebrities show their support for McHappy Day

MONTREAL, May 3 /CNW Telbec/ - May 5, 2010 marks the 17th edition of McHappy Day, a special tradition in Canada when McDonald's restaurants across the country work together to raise funds for local children's charities. McHappy Day is an opportunity for performers, athletes, politicians, media partners and local organizations to visit restaurants and work alongside McDonald's owner-operators and employees.

Media representatives are invited to visit any McDonald's restaurant in Quebec on May 5, where many special guests will be making an appearance to support this worthy cause. For example, several sports celebrities will be on hand at the McDonald's restaurant located at 1500 Atwater Avenue at 10 am to participate in a photo opportunity.

To get all the latest news and find out more about which celebrities will be on hand to support McHappy Day, visit McDonald's Twitter page at www.twitter.com/McD_Canada.

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    WHAT:       17th edition of McHappy Day

    WHEN:       Wednesday, May 5, 2010

    WHERE:      In McDonald's restaurants of Quebec
                See details below

                Photo opportunity at the McDonald's restaurant located at
                1500 Atwater Avenue at 10 am

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    EVENTS                                    WHERE
                                              McDonald's restaurant
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    - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY                       - McDonald's restaurant
      -----------------                         located at 1500 Atwater
    - Alexandre Despatie, two-time Olympic      Avenue at 10:00 am
      medalist in diving
    - Nathalie Lambert, chef de mission for
      the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in
      Vancouver and ex speed skater
    - Marie-Claude Savard, sports journalist
    - Erick Guay, holder of Cristal Globe in
      alpine skiing for the 2009-2010 World
      Cup Circuit
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    - CELEBRITIES                             - Various McDonald's
      -----------                               restaurants in the Montreal
      Many celebrities have agreed to           area; contact Émilie Dutil-
      participate in McHappy Day and will be    Bruneau at 514-654-3180 or
      spending a few hours welcoming and        www.twitter.com/McD_Canada
      serving McDonald's customers. Among       for more details.
      them are :

      Guy Jodoin, Joël Bouchard, Jamie
      Orchard, Réjean Houle, Normand
      Brathwaite, Gabrielle Destroismaisons,
      Martin Matte, the Gatineau Olympiques
      and many other
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    - McDONALD'S 2010 HOPEFULS                - Various McDonald's
      ------------------------                  restaurants in the Montreal
      Members of the McDonald's 2010            area; contact Émilie Dutil-
      Hopefuls program will be participating    Bruneau at 514-654-3180 or
      in McHappy Day activities in their        visit
      hometown McDonald's restaurant. They      www.twitter.com/McD_Canada
      include:                                  for more details.

      Stéphanie St-Pierre, Olivier Rochon,
      Guillaume Bastille et Kalyna Roberge.
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SOURCE McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited

For further information: For further information: Isabelle Fontaine, (514) 843-2331, Cell: (514) 473-7742; Émilie Dutil-Bruneau, (514) 843-2370, Cell: (514) 654-3180

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