Senior Games participants headed to national olympics in California
Five Salisbury/Rowan Senior Games participants are scheduled to compete in the National Senior Olympics to be held Aug. 1-15 in Palo Alto, Ca.
Don Anderson, Gus Andrews, Vincent Campbell, James R. Epperson and Hazel Trexler-Campbell qualified in such sporting events as golf, basketball, cycling and track and field.
This delegation of Salisbury/Rowan Senior Games participants will be competing against qualifiers from 49 other states and Canada. The National Games competition is a biennial event and is held in different sites across the United States.
Salisbury/Rowan Senior Games is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing year-round health promotion and education for adults 55 years of age and older and is sponsored statewide by the N.C. Division of Aging and Adult Services.
Sponsors for Salisbury/Rowan Senior Games 2009 are as follows: Gold Sponsors ó Comfort Keepers and Genesis HealthCare; Silver Sponsors ó Cheerwine and Humana MarketPoint; and Bronze Sponsors ó Jake Alexander Auto Sales and Rowan Regional Medical Center.
For more information on how to be a participant, sponsor or volunteer for the 2010 season, contact Phyllis Loflin-Kluttz, Senior Games coordinator, at 704-216-7780.