Marnie Stone is a third generation owner of Stone’s Office Supply, established in 1927. In 1980, Stones’ joined Office Plus, a network and buying group of over 50 independent office dealers. Marnie and Stone’s Office Supply have been highly visible supporters of community arts and artists. The store has regularly featured work by an artist of the month in its front window for several years. Marnie is a local business woman who also feels that there is a fantastic business climate in Sault Ste. Marie for women and encourages them to get involved and to build a network with their fellow business women.
A member of the Sault’s Downtown Rotary, Marnie is a past member of the organization’s board. She is also a past board member of the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce. She has been an active fundraiser locally for ARCH and has been a strong supporter of community events such as Lobster Fest, 18 Forever and Dancing with the Sault Stars. Marnie was named recipient of the 2009 Athena Award for being an active leader, and an example for women and business people throughout our community.
Marnie Stone is also an actress, known for Next of Kin (2019).
Dr. Frank Sarlo invites Marnie Stone to chat on some of her favourite Soo things like local community, volunteering and figure skating. Of course, chocolate comes up in conversation.
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP / SWEET CHANGE w. Host Dr. Frank Sarlo -
Dr. Frank Sarlo is the host of 'Community Leadership / Sweet Change.' Community leaders are his esteemed guests. They share their stories of past and current events, that they led in helping guide and shape the city. With Sweet Change, we get scenes from inside a social enterprise that manufactures, wholesales and retails chocolate for good works.