Sonoro Announces Sudden Passing of Director

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 14, 2018 — Sonoro Metals Corp., (“Sonoro” or the “Company”) (TSXV:SMO) (OTCQB:SMOFF), today announces, with great sadness, the sudden death from illness, of its long-time director Gary Freeman.
Gary was a prolific venture capital financier and company builder, and contributed to the success of many Canadian listed issuers.  He was a promoter in the very best sense of the word and was known for his unique brand of charm and sense of humour. Notably, he was a co-founder of Sonoro; founder and President and Chief Executive Officer of Ethos Gold Corp; and formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pediment Gold Corp. from 2005 to 2011, raising funding and executing on various exploration campaigns, leading to the discovery of the San Antonio deposit, the purchase of the La Colorada mine, and the sale of Pediment to Argonaut Gold Inc. for approximately $140 million.Kenneth MacLeod, President and CEO of Sonoro commented, “I have had the privilege of being a close friend of Gary for over 30 years and all of the directors and staff at Sonoro forged close bonds with Gary over many years of working together in Mexico and Canada. Gary’s enthusiastic leadership and dedication have been a constant source of inspiration for the entire Sonoro team. We are greatly saddened by Gary's passing and offer our condolences to his family as they celebrate his life and mourn his passing.”For additional information please contact Kenneth MacLeod, telephone: (604) 632-1764, and see the Company’s website, for corporate updates.On behalf of the Board of SONORO METALS CORP.Per: “Kenneth MacLeod”KENNETH MACLEODPresident & CEO                                                                                                              Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 

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