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Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc.: Samir Manji Named a Winner in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2010 Awards, BC Region

Friday, October 01, 2010

Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc.: Samir Manji Named a Winner in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2010 Awards, BC Region17:00 EDT Friday, October 01, 2010VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2010) - Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. (TSX:ACC) ("Amica" or the "Company"), a leader in the management, marketing, design, development and ownership of luxury housing and services for mature lifestyles, is pleased to announce that Mr. Samir Manji, founder and Chairman, President and CEO of the Company, was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner in the business-to-consumer products and services category in British Columbia at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2010 awards banquet in Vancouver earlier this week."I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the entire Amica family. This award would truly not be possible without the dedication and passion of the finest team in the industry," said Mr. Manji. "On behalf of all of us at Amica, we also wish to extend our congratulations to all of the other category winners and finalists."The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) awards recognizes exceptional entrepreneurs in various industries on a regional, national and global level. Now in its 17th year in Canada and presented in over 50 countries, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs."Market-leading entrepreneurs are always looking to fill an unmet need in society, and challenge the status quo," said Fred Withers, Director of Entrepreneur Of The Year for the Pacific region. "This year's impressive group of Entrepreneur Of The Year award winners exemplify how optimism, a sharp business sense and an eye for opportunity can drive change well beyond our local community. It is our privilege to honour this group, their contributions and the inspiration they provide to the next generation of British Columbia's entrepreneurial talent."Amica has been in the business of serving seniors for over 16 years and has established itself as the premier brand in luxury retirement living in Canada. Through its innovative Wellness & Vitality(TM) concept, the Company continues to raise the bar for retirement living so that all seniors seeking the lifestyle and accommodation that Amica offers can benefit from the Company's high quality standards and unique program and service offering.About AmicaAmica Mature Lifestyles Inc., a Vancouver based public company, is a leader in the management, marketing, design, development and ownership of luxury housing and services for mature lifestyles. There are 25 Amica Wellness & Vitality(TM) Residences, including three in pre-development. The common shares of Amica are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ACC". For more information, visit www.amica.ca.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. Ms. Alyssa Williams Manager, Investor Communications (604) 639-2171 a.williams@amica.ca www.amica.ca