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Photos from Senior Olympics….Annual Fun Event for Local Senior Citizens

Local seniors had a lot of fun during competition in almost a dozen different indoor “sports” at The Roc on Thursday afternoon August 24, 2017. There were competitors in age categories of 50 plus, 60 plus, 70 plus and 80 and above. Medals were awarded to first, second and third place winners in each game. Games included wheelchair race, bean bag toss, horseshoe pitching, nerf javelin, scooter races and 1k.

Ten nursing homes were represented and numerous individuals got involved, about 250 persons altogether. The Spirit Award went to Heritage Healthcare of Quitman. “Most Athletic” was Ana Benson from Rock Creek Nursing and Rehab with a total of five medals. The 1K Race winners were: First Place Michael Smith, Second Place John Little and Third Place Ron Phillips.

 

 

 

Author: Enola Gay

Has enjoyed working for KSST since 1989. Hosts the Good Morning Show with Enola Gay on weekday mornings from 6-9am, so 'start your day with Enola Gay'! Guest interviews during the Morning Show can also be seen in playback on Cable Channel 18 TV. Along with local country music fan Benny Potter, co-produces 1230 West, a Country and Western Swing radio show which airs weekly on Saturdays from 7-8am and repeats on Thursdays from 7-8pm. Also writes "At the Corral Gate", a column appearing weekly in The Millennium Shopper and in the Lifestyles section of ksstradio.com.

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