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  • Nominations now being accepted for the SSM Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Award®

    For Immediate Release
    Monday, January 24, 2022
    Nominations now being accepted for the
    SSM Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Award®
    Do you know a difference maker?
    The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual ATHENA® Leadership Award, to be presented at The Difference Makers: Women in Business, a virtual celebration of International Women's Day on March 8th.
    The ATHENA® Leadership Award is presented to an individual who is recognized for their professional excellence, for making a difference in their community, and for actively assisting women in the attainment of their professional goals and leadership skills.
    If you know someone who meets these criteria, nominate them today! Self-nominations are accepted. DEADLINE FOR NOMINATION: Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 at 12:00pm
    Past  ATHENA® Leadership Award Recipients: 
    2000 - Diane Marshall 
    2001 - Rosemary O'Connor 
    2002 - Carmela Novello 
    2003 - Candy Mitchell 
    2004 - Ella-Jean Richter 
    2005 - Antoinette Blunt 
    2006 - Mary Ellen Szadkowski 
    2007 - Jody Rebek
    2008 - Katherine G. MacRae 
    2009 - Marnie Stone
    2010 - Mary E. Pascuzzi 
    2011 - Dawna Kinnunen 
    2012 - Donna Hilsinger 
    2013 - Debbie Amaroso 
    2014 - Doris Anne Ray
    2015 - Susan Milne
    2016 - Linda Ryan
    2017 - Monica Dale
    2018 - Karen Bird
    2019 - LaNa Fragomeni
    2020 - Asima Vezina

    Media requiring more information may contact:
    Don Ferguson
    Communication Officer
    Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce     

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