April 16, 2012 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Incorporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie. Mayor Debbie Amaroso and members of City Council invite you to a full week of activities taking place at the Civic Centre in celebration of this historic event.
April 16 – Historic Council Meeting
Council Chambers, Level 3, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Town Crier will proclaim our City’s 100th birthday
1912 DVD presentation by Kim Forbes, Sault Ste. Marie Museum
Members of Council will tell stories depicting our City’s history
Meeting minutes taken by “1912 City Clerk Charles James Pim”
(Portrayed by actor Tim Murphy)
100th Anniversary Birthday Cake
Royal Sovereign Sea Cadets Band 4 – 4:30 p.m. (main lobby)
View the historic meeting in the Council Chambers gallery.
April 17 – 19 – Civic Centre Public Open House
Main lobby and Russ Ramsay Board Room – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Historical and departmental displays
“Our 100 Years in Photos” slide show
Tour the Council Chambers
Sign the archival record book to be deposited in the Celebrate 100! Time Capsule
Birthday cupcakes and refreshments
Celebrate 100! Souvenirs and give-a-ways
April 20 – Sault Ste. Marie 20-Minute Makeover
Participate in a city-wide 20-Minute Makeover on Friday April 20. To take part, clean up outside your home or business for 20 minutes. Registered participants will receive a litter clean-up kit, while supplies last. Registration forms and event information is available on the City website www.cityssm.on.ca under City Hall Bulletins. The Sault’s first ever Makeover event will kick-off at the Civic Centre at 11 a.m. Let’s keep our community clean for the next 100 years!
100 Years of Being a City - Celebrations Next Week
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April 12th, 2012 at 12:38pm | Last Updated at 12:39pm