Oscar’s restaurant helps ‘Toast to Tony King’ to support the fight against cancer

Nov. 27, 2006 – Barrie, ON – November 27, 2006 – At Oscar’s, community is their business. That’s why on Saturday, December 2, 2006, Oscar’s restaurant helps celebrate Tony King’s 15 years of health and happiness since the bone marrow transplant that cured him of Leukemia — bringing local awareness and donations to the fight against cancer.

Oscar’s will provide delicious gourmet fare to this amazing evening, hosted by the NHL’s Director of Hockey Operations and former NHL player, Kris King, who also happens to be Tony’s younger brother. Local band RUSTIC MOTIF kicks off the night in style, and attendees can participate in ‘Toasts and Roasts’ sharing stories about Tony, as well as bid on silent auction items, and learn more about bone marrow transplant and donation. The proceeds from this event will go to the Royal Victoria Hospital Simcoe-Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre.

A Toast to Tony King
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2006
Time: 8:00PM
Cost: $50 per ticket – Proceeds will be donated to the RVH Simcoe-Muskoka
Regional Cancer Centre
Location: Southshore Community Centre
205 Lakeshore Drive in Barrie, Ontario
Ticket info: Skye Woolston, Coordinator @ 705.431.0571
Media info: Michelle Calvert, Lucid Communications @ 416.640.5675

Join Oscar’s restaurant in celebrating Tony King’s remarkable and courageous story.

About Oscar’s: Oscar’s restaurant provides an unparalleled culinary adventure complete with innovative menus and an unmatched desire to bring new and innovative ideas in cuisine to Barrie – with a touch of cosmopolitan luxury – just north of Toronto! The menu at Oscar’s introduces the concept of smaller ‘sampler’ dishes but also incorporates and appeals to the ‘meat and potato’ market as well. Oscar’s newly renovated space boasts an open concept dining area and lounge, as well as an intimate VIP room perfect for private parties or business meetings. Thursday nights at Oscar’s features their Wine and Cheese Club, offering delicious samplings of Canadian Artesian cheeses complimented by an extensive wine menu. The nightlife at Oscar’s transforms it into a truly exceptional and inspiring dining, cocktailing and entertaining experience with DJ’s spinning until 2AM on weekends. Oscar’s has truly become the supper club of choice for the Barrie nightlife savvy. For more information, visit http://oscarsrestaurant.ca/.


For more information: Michelle Calvert, Lucid Communications @ 416.640.5675, email: mcalvert@lucidcommunications.ca or Oscar’s @ 705.737.0522

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