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NEWS RELEASE CITY OF SAULT STE. MARIE ************************* Sault Ste. Marie City Council fosters Olympic spirit for local athletes SAULT STE.
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NEWS RELEASE

CITY OF SAULT STE. MARIE

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Sault Ste. Marie City Council fosters Olympic spirit for local athletes

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON - City Council and municipal staff will display their Olympic spirit and pride by wearing red and white attire at the February 18 Council meeting.

A Go Canada Go banner will be draped on the front of Mayor Debbie Amaroso’s desk at Monday’s meeting to encourage residents to show their Olympic pride for local athletes competing at the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Participating athletes from Sault Ste. Marie or with a Sault Ste. Marie connection include:

  • Team Brad Jacobs (Brad Jacobs, E.J. Harnden, Ryan Harnden, alternate Caleb Flaxey and coach Tom Coulterman) – curling

  • Mac Marcoux and BJ (Billy Joe) Marcoux – para-Alpine Racing

  • Ted Nolan – coach, Latvian men’s hockey team

  • Jeff Carter (former Sault Greyhound player) – men’s hockey

  • Mike Smith (husband of Sault Ste. Marie’s Brigette Acton) – goaltender, men’s hockey

  • Kaitlyn Weaver (former Sault Figure Skating Club member ) – ice dance

City CAO Joe Fratesi invites residents to decorate their homes or businesses with Canadian flags – or other items to show continued support for all Canadian athletes.

Local media and delegations attending the February 18 meeting are encouraged to come dressed in red and white as well. 

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