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The Golden Games Create Golden Winners for Life

From Snellville, Georgia

The Golden Games Create Golden Winners for Life

By Twomucht, OurTown National News Editor

The Month of May has come to a close and so has the close of the 23rd Annual Fulton Co. Golden Games sponsored by Fulton Co., which was held throughout the entire month of May.

The golden games are held every year for mature adults 50 and over, who still has the competitive spirit to have fun and win in the process.

The games were held in Alpharetta, Roswell, and Milton with the opening ceremonies taking place at Bell Memorial Park in Alpharetta, with the start of the lighting of the torch.

Directly after that that the Mayor of the City of Milton, Mr. Joe Lockwood held a football challenge with his special guest followed by a warm up for all of the participants, and then it was time for the games to begin.

Track and field activities were all in place for the participants which included the one-mile walk and run, frisbee toss, softball toss, the golf challenge and so much more.

  After a long day and with the winning spirit in the air the games were winding down with a huge line dance show for fun, followed by a much-needed lunch and fellowship.

For the next 4 weeks, various events took place throughout the city. The last competition was the swimming events which was held in Alpharetta, Ga., at the YMCA.

Once all of the events has taken place the closing of the games were followed by the Awards Luncheon held at Darnell Multipurpose Senior Facility on Fairburn Road

All of the participants wait with anticipation to see who had won in each category and age group.

Our very own, Our Town News Editor, Tricia Bailey was in attendance and walked away with 8 medals. Four were gold and four silver.

"What an accomplishment for Ms. Bailey and all of the seniors who were participated and who were winners.", reveal Tom Livsey OurTown National News Editor.

He adds, "OurTown cares about Our Women, Our Children, Our Seniors, Our Nation's Communities, and Our Country's future.Great job Ms. Tricia Bailey."


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