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

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The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual ATHENA® Award, sponsored by Sault College, to be presented at the SSMCOC Women in Business Breakfast on Friday, March 6th, 2020 (in recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8th).

The ATHENA® Award is presented to an individual who is recognized for their professional excellence, for providing valuable service to their community and for actively assisting women in the attainment of their professional goals and leadership skills.

If you know someone who meets this criteria, nominate them today! Self-nominations are accepted. DEADLINE FOR NOMINATION: Friday, February 7th, 2020 at 5:00pm

Nominations can be submitted at:


Past  ATHENA® 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

Tickets for the March 6th Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce Women In Business Breakfast can be reserved online at