250 restaurants across Canada join forces for Haiti relief

MONTREAL, Feb. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - 250 restaurants across Canada joined forces to help raise funds for those in need in Haiti. All participating restaurants operating under the Mikes(R), Bâton Rouge(R), Scores(R) and Pizza Delight(R) banners in Canada agreed to share $1 for each transaction that took place in their restaurants on February 3. With the added participation of Imvescor Restaurant Group, owner of the four participating restaurant brand names and who agreed to match any amount raised by its franchisees, the group was able to hand over a cheque for $47,792.00 to the Red Cross.

"We are proud to contribute to the relief efforts for Haiti with this donation to the Red Cross. I would like to extend a warm thank you to our participating franchisees and our clients for taking a part in this initiative and for making it a success" said Ron Magruder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Imvescor Restaurant Group.

Imvescor Restaurant Group's Chief Operating Officer Terry Faulconbridge and Louis Ouellet from Edmundston, representing Pizza Delight(R), Jocelyn Lafrenière from Mont-Tremblant, representing Mikes(R), Calille Haddad from Sherbrooke, representing Scores(R) and Nick De Sanctis from Lachenaie, representing Bâton Rouge(R) met with the Red Cross in IRG's local office in Montreal today to present them with the cheque.

For more information about Imvescor or any of its brands, please visit: http://www.imvescor.ca.

/NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/

SOURCE Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc.

For further information: For further information: Brigitte Viel, Cohn & Wolfe, (514) 845-2257 ext 243, brigitte.viel@cohnwolfe.ca

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