It was 130 years ago that local businesses began to have a voice in Sault Ste. Marie with the launch of the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce.
Starting with just a handful of members, it has now grown to many hundred members. Many of those took part in a special luncheon yesterday marking the 130th year and giving recognition to 20 local businesses that have been a chamber member for over 100 years.
ONNtv spoke with Chamber President, Don Mitchell and asked him what was important for business 130 years ago and still is today.” Customer Service and staying with the times” Mitchell said.