The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie is accepting for nominations for this year’s Sault Ste. Marie Medal of Merit. First presented in 1972, the Medal of Merit is an award given to a person or a group of people from Sault Ste. Marie in recognition of outstanding achievement or contribution to the community. Nominations for the Sault Ste. Marie Medal of Merit are being accepted by the City Clerk until Friday, December 1, 2006 on behalf of a person who: 
a. Individually, or as a member of a group or team, achieved provincial or national championship status in an athletic or other competitive endeavour;
b. Individually, or as a member of a group or team, achieved a standard of excellence in a cultural or academic field
c. Over a period of years has made an outstanding contribution to the community;
d. Is a youth (under 18 years of age) or member of a youth group or team with achievements in the identified areas (a)(b) or (c) above. Winners will be announced on Saturday, December 30, 2006. 
Nomination forms are available on request in the City Clerk’s office and on the City’s website at www.cityssm.on.ca soonews.ca 7 Nov 06