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Motor 2 Matador Cruise to Benefit Children's Hospital of Orange County - Web Exclusive

Aug 6, 2009
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Exotic car owners of Southern California will be rallying their wheels for a good cause Sunday, July 26. With a little help from and European Car Magazine, owners and enthusiasts of Porsche, Lamborghini and Ferrari among others, will be gathering at San Gabriel Canyon Gateway Information Center in Azusa at 9 a.m. for a canyon cruise that will conclude approximately an hour and a half later at Matador Cantina in Historic Downtown Fullerton for brunch and gathering. A portion of the restaurant's proceeds for the day will be donated to Children's Hospital of Orange County.

"We are very pleased to be involved with such an outstanding organization as CHOC," said Matador's Mario Marovic. "Exotic cars bring out the child in us all and we couldn't imagine a more fitting charitable partner.

Beginning at the San Gabriel Canyon Gateway Information Center, the drive will venture through some of the most scenic and challenging public roads Southern California has to offer and is open to any and all exotic and/or luxury car owners and enthusiasts.

"We are overdue for a Southern California exotic car run," said Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Aimee Shackelford. "We are looking forward to a great canyon drive and tasty brunch at Matador Cantina."

About CHOC: Since opening its doors in 1964, Children's Hospital of Orange County has provided the highest quality medical care to children. Its regional health system includes a state-of-the-art 323-bed main hospital facility in the City of Orange, a hospital-within-a-hospital in Mission Viejo, and five community clinics, plus over 100 additional programs and services. With admissions growing by 91 percent over the last 10 years CHOC and CHOC at Mission combined rank as the 16th busiest children's hospital in the country. Through the support of charitable donations, CHOC Children's can continue to fulfill its mission: To nature, advance, and protect the health and well being of children.

About Matador Cantina: Founded by owners Mario Marovic, David Bailey and Rob Hallstrom, the Mexican cantina operates under Marovic, a veteran second-generation restaurateur with numerous restaurants and lounges throughout the county. Open daily from 11am for lunch and dinner, the menu is a fresh fusion of traditional and contemporary Mexican cuisine by Executive Chef David Dennis. Brunch is also served every weekend from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. replete with flowing champagne. Housed within the oldest building in Fullerton's trendy historic Downtown district, the decor is as unique as it is appealing, providing relaxing, mood-setting atmosphere punctuated by ruby red chandeliers and flickering candles. Drinks are poured from a signature menu alongside traditional libations. Matador Cantina is located at 111 North Harbor Blvd., Fullerton, CA. Dinner reservations, as well as private party information can be obtained by calling 714.871.8226 or at



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