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2020 Rowan County Senior Games, SilverArts kick off in March

SALISBURY — The Salisbury-Rowan Senior Games and SilverArts have set the schedule for 2020.

The Salisbury-Rowan Senior Games is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing health and wellness education for adults 50 and older. Every year, the agency holds a slate of activities in which eligible seniors can qualify for the North Carolina Senior Games and SilverArts. The agency is one of 53 sanctioned programs of the North Carolina Senior Games.

The events are open to the general public.

Activities in SilverArts range from crocheting and jewelry to woodworking and baked goods. The SilverArts competition will be March 17-20 with registration deadline of March 1st.

Senior Games will be April 7 – May 21 with registration deadline of April 1st.

Anyone interested in becoming involved in the Senior Games program as a staff member, participant, sponsor or volunteer should contact: Savannah Daniel at 704-216-7780.

The schedule for 2020 events is as follows:

SilverArts Extravaganza: March 20th at 12:30 p.m. for performing arts at Salisbury Civic Center

• Opening day of the Senior Games: April 7th at 10 a.m. in Ellis Park

• Mini golf: April 9th at 10 a.m. at Dan Nicholas Park

• Cornhole: April 21st at 10 a.m. at the West End Plaza Event Center

• Swimming: April 23rd at 6 p.m. at the J.F. Hurley Family YMCA in Salisbury

• Golf: May 4th at 9:30 a.m. at The Warrior Golf Club

• Pickleball: May 11th-13th at 9 a.m. in the J.F. Hurley Family YMCA in Salisbury

The 2020 Senior Games Steering Committee includes: Hazel Trexler-Campbell , Vince Campbell, Richard Gould, Mary Hall, George Kluttz, Shelia Lingle, Athena Moore,  Harry Morgan, Kay Morgan, Bob Pendergrass, Renita Ritchie, Charles Underwood, Debra Underwood, Eddie Watts and Eleanor Whitehouse.

 The 2019 N.C. Senior Games Ambassadors for Rowan County are: Bob Goodwin, Richard Gould, George Kluttz, Shelia Lingle, Athena Moore, Harry Morgan, Kay Morgan, Renita Ritchie, Charles Underwood, Debra Underwood, Eddie Watts and Eleanor Whitehouse



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