You’re Invited to Celebrate Our Local Olympians


Everyone in the Sault Ste. Marie and area Communities is invited to the Essar Centre this Thursday, April 3rd to celebrate the 2014 Olympic/Paralympic accomplishments of Team Jacobs, Mac and B.J. Marcoux, and Ted Nolan.

team-jacobsJoin our Community to congratulate our local athletes/coaches who recently participated at the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games held in Sochi, Russia.

Team Jacobs won a gold medal in men’s curling at the Sochi Olympics. Team Jacobs includes: skip Brad Jacobs, vice Ryan Fry, second E.J. Harnden, lead Ryan Harnden, alternate Caleb Flaxey and coach Tom Coulterman.

mac-marcouxAlpine skier Mac Marcoux captured one gold and two bronze medals at the Sochi Paralympics.

Ted Nolan coached the Latvia men’s hockey team to a successful showing at the Olympic Winter Games. Family representatives will attend the April 3 celebration on behalf of Ted Nolan, who is not able to be at the event.

ted-nolanThe evening will include:

  • Performances by Algoma University Pipe & Drum Band, Mustang Sally and the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Corps “Royal Sovereign”.
  • Videos, presentations, an autograph session (pictures provided, only 1 other item for signing please).
  • Rocks and Rings game, Soo Curlers Association and Searchmont Ski Runners club tables.
  • Free face painting and balloon animals.
  • Free popcorn and pop

Celebration starts at 7 p.m. and doors will open at 6 p.m. This is a free event!

Registered Parabus clients can book transportation to the event in advance by calling 705-942-1404.

Don’t forget to wear red and white, bring signs and banners and get ready to cheer!