Pizza Nova awarded Ontario Family Enterprise of the Year Award



    TORONTO, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - The Family Enterprise of the Year Award,
presented annually by The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE),
recognizes the significant achievement made by a Canadian family enterprise.
    This annual award, sponsored by KPMG and RBC, is presented locally for
all CAFE Chapters across the country with the winners being eligible for the
National Award.
    This year's GTA Award was presented to Sam Primucci, founder and
President of Pizza Nova, at the February 23rd award ceremony that took place
at Toronto's Rosewater Café.
    Primucci who opened the very first Pizza Nova location at the corner of
Kennedy and Lawrence in 1963, thanked CAFE for the tremendous honour and
offered words of advice for second and third generation Ontarians in
attendance. "Never forget where you came from, or how you got here. Always
have the courage to evolve, to stay ahead of the times. While, always staying
focused on where you are going."
    Primucci also thanked his wife and sons while citing the importance of
open communication, of active listening and of relationships established and
maintained through genuine, mutual respect.
    Those businesses also nominated as finalists at yesterday's presentation
were LEAPJob, The Printing House Limited and Bona Vista Pools.
    The National Family Enterprise of the Year Award will be presented in May
2009.

    About Pizza Nova

    Founded in 1963, Toronto-based Pizza Nova is a family-operated business
with over 100 locations in Southern Ontario. Specializing in fresh toppings,
Pizza Nova serves over 4 million pizzas annually, and offers a wide range of
menu items including salads, lasagna, panzerotti, toasted sandwiches, chicken
wings and their famous Baby Back Ribs. Pizza Nova locations offer delivery,
pickup and some sit-down service. Visit www.pizzanova.com.




For further information:

For further information: Stephanie Angelone, Director of Marketing,
Pizza Nova, (416) 439-0051 or (416) 843-4914, sangelone@pizzanova.com


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