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Mary Pascuzzi

Mary Pascuzzi (shown with Sault College President Dr. Ron Common) is the winner of the 2010 Athena Award, sponsored by Sault College.
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Mary Pascuzzi (shown with Sault College President Dr. Ron Common) is the winner of the 2010 Athena Award, sponsored by Sault College.

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

To read profiles of other 2010 winners, please click here.

Here's what they said about Marnie at yesterday's award presentation:

************************* We salute Mary Pascuzzi, this year’s recipient of the Athena Award.

Throughout her career and her personal efforts, Mary has demonstrated her commitment to making our community a better place to live and to the safety of its residents including women and children.

An Assistant Crown Attorney, Mary has overseen the assignment of sexual assault prosecutions of office and provided advice to police services.

She has developed sexual abuse team protocol for office and is currently the Crown lead for the District of Algoma, overseeing all prosecutions of charges relating to domestic violence.

From 1997 to 2000, Mary served as a municipal councilor for Ward 6.

During her time on Council, she participated on several committees as representative including: the Algoma Arts Festival Association as well as the Millennium, the Emergency Measures, the Safe Cities and Parabus Committees.

She has lent her insights as a member of the Board of Directors of both Algoma University and the Sault Area Hospital and was proud to serve as Chair of Volunteers for the 2001 Special Olympics.

Congratulations to Mary Pascuzzi, on being named recipient of the 2010 Athena Award and for being an active leader and an example for women and for business people throughout our community.

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