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    Outstanding Business Achievement Award? 

    With a little over a week to go before the awards are handed out,  

    the SSM Chamber of Commerce congratulates all of the nominees. 



    May 1st, 2024 


    Sault Ste. Marie, ON – With its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards a little over a week away, the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC) would like to take an opportunity to acknowledge the many exceptional businesses, agencies and individuals that were nominated for their entrepreneurship, innovations, and business savvy.  


    SSMCOC CEO, Rory Ring describes the award nomination process: “In all, more than 170 nominations were received in 19 award categories. From those nominations, almost 75 of the nominees met the established award criteria and let their business, agency or individual names stand for nomination. An independent panel of Chamber volunteers from a wide range of business sectors and backgrounds are now currently scoring the follow-up written submissions provided by each nominee. Once scored, the award recipients will be announced at the Chamber’s annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards on Thursday, May 9th.” 


    Tickets to attend the Outstanding Business Achievement Awards are available on the Sault Community Theatre Centre website here: OBAA TICKETS! Attendees can also call the box office for tickets at 705-945-7299. Group ticket options are available for groups of 6 and 10. Be sure to use the promo codes "GROUP6" or "GROUP10" at checkout to receive the discounted group rate.


    The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome back both Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) as our Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Presenting Sponsor and SOOTODAY.COM as our Media Sponsor. Also joining us will be community partner, Kevanna Fine Photography.


    The Chamber applauds all of the businesses and organizations that have been nominated for one of this year’s Outstanding Business Achievement Awards and thanks the many individuals that took the time to nominate. All of these businesses, agencies and individuals are, in their own unique ways, innovators and leaders. They are all worthy of recognition for their successful pursuit of business excellence. 



    Outstanding Business Achievement Awards, cont’d


    This year’s Outstanding Business Achievement Award nominees include: 

    • Alana MacIntyre of Spark Rehabilitation Inc.

    • Algoma Family Services

    • Algoma Public Health

    • Aline Wellness

    • Alyssa Traves of Algoma District School Board

    • APR Welding Academy

    • Arauco Sault Ste. Marie Operations

    • Breaking Away

    • Canadian Bank Note Company Limited

    • Canadian Mental Health Association Algoma

    • Chad Coombs of Jiggs & Reels Catering Co.

    • Dan Beaupre of Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG)

    • Danielle Ritsema of Woodstar Counselling and Consulting

    • District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

    • Easter Seals Ontario

    • Exit Realty Tru North

    • Field Trip Health

    • Forty-Five Social

    • G.T. Waste Systems

    • Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie

    • Gencity Inc.

    • Good Sense Workplace Solutions

    • Greenstone Engineering Ltd.

    • Grocer 4 Good Ability Development Program

    • Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie and Area

    • Hearterra Inc.

    • Hogan's Homestead

    • InterCultural Avec Immigration Inc. (iCA)

    • International Bridge Administration

    • Jasmine Quinton of Hogan's Homestead

    • Jessica Sommers of SK Group Inc.

    • Jiggs & Reels Catering Co.

    • Joe Kemp of Kemp World Travel

    • Just Junk

    • Justin Marchand of Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services Corp.

    • Kimmie Dozois of Exit Realty Tru North

    • Kody and Tyler Perrin of Classic Neon & Signs Inc.

    • Mane St. Co.

    • Noodlebox Sault Ste. Marie

    • Northern Superior Brewing Co.

    • PUC Services Inc.

    • Rebeka Herron of Rusty Halo Productions Inc.

    • Riley Drover of Maker North Co. Ltd.

    • Rusty Halo Productions Inc.

    • S.&T. Electrical Contractors Limited

    • Sault Area Hospital Foundation

    • Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation

    • SK Group Inc.

    • Soo Blaster

    • Soo Market

    • SOYA (Save Our Young Adults)

    • Spark Rehabilitation Inc.

    • Spencer Hogan of Hogan's Homestead

    • Steven McCoy of Gencity Inc.and IndigenBiz

    • Tenaris

    • The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie

    • The Family Tree

    • TruNorth Naturals Inc.

    • United Way Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma District

    • Up and Down Lounge

    • Windsor Place Retirement Residence


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