Ten businesses that have been in existence for 100 years or more are being acknowledged by the City of Sault Ste. Marie. The city is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
Other businesses in industry being recognized include Great Lakes Power, established in 1889; Shaw Milling Ltd., established in 1902; and Thayer Lumber Company Inc., established in 1904.
In addition, the Algonquin Hotel, established in 1888; Dawson & Keenan Insurance, established in 1892;
Wishart Law Firm LLP, established in 1900; The Sault Star, established in 1902; and Cliffe Printing Inc., established in 1902 are also being acknowledged.
“These businesses represent the founding industries of our community, along with the entrepreneurial spirit of small and medium-sized businesses, a true representation of today’s thriving business community,” Sault Mayor Debbie Amaroso said in a news release.
The businesses received certificates of recognition during the 123rd annual Chamber of Commerce Awards, held Oct. 18.