SG Spirit Gold Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SG

May 17, 2011 15:29 ET

SG Spirit Gold Inc.: News Release

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) -SG Spirit Gold Inc. ("Spirit Gold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SG) announces that on Friday, May 13, 2011 Mr. Kelly Kerr resigned as a director of the Company. Mr. Kerr had been a director of Spirit Gold since the Company was created as a public entity in December, 2006. The Board of Directors and management of Spirit Gold would like to thank Mr. Kerr for his years of service to the Company.

About Spirit Gold

The Company possesses a large mineral property inventory: approximately 50,000 hectares (123,500 acres) in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. The Company's mission is: to define quality mineral exploration opportunities that can be developed in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner and that can contribute to the economic and social well-being of local communities.

In recent years the Company has concentrated its efforts on the Kimberley Gold Trend ("KAT"), which blankets a large portion of the Company's properties. The KAT is a metal-rich boomerang-shaped region roughly 30 km wide and 100 km long, extending from the Purcell Mountains in the west, across the Rocky Mountain Trench where it bends north to occupy a swath of the western Rocky Mountains. Further information is available at www.sgspiritgold.com.

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