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2018 Senior Games coming up this Spring

SALISBURY — The Salisbury-Rowan Senior Games are fast approaching, and the organization has managed to secure sponsors for this year’s events.

The local Senior Games and SilverArts is one of 54 programs sanctioned by North Carolina Senior Games, Inc., and is the largest local program in the state.

This year’s games will run from March until June. Salisbury-Rowan SilverArts will be held March 14-16 at the Salisbury Civic Center. The Salisbury-Rowan Senior Games will run from April 10 to June 2 at various locations throughout the county.

The much-anticipated golf-tournament will beheld May 14 at the Revival at Crescent Golf Course. The statewide basketball tournament will be held June 2, and softball tournaments will be held throughout the season at City Sports Complex and Ellis Park.

Official event sponsors include: Trinity Oaks, Carillon Assisted Living, Comfort Keepers, Genesis, Humana, Laurels of Salisbury, Magnolia Gardens, The Medicine Shoppe, Novant Health and CarePath Insurance.

Organizer Phyllis Loflin-Kluttz thanked all local sponsors for their support of the games.

“They are dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people and see this as an opportunity to educate and encourage healthier lifestyles for everyone,” she said.

The Senior Games are sponsored statewide by the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adults Services.

For more information about team sports, contact Phyllis Loflin-Kluttz at 704-216-7780.

Volunteers from all areas of the community are welcome. Anyone interested in becoming involved in the Senior Games or SilverArts as a participant sponsor or volunteer please contact: Phyllis Loflin-Kluttz at 704-216-7780. Copies of the 2018 entries and full schedule of events are available at: www.rowanseniorgames.org

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