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Upcoming Nevada Senior Games Kick Off Sept. 23
Published on Mon, Sep 9, 2013 (10:42 a.m.)Las Vegas, NV (Sept. 8, 2013) – Nevada Senior Games organizers are encouraging area residents to get involved in the 33rd annual games from Sept. 23 to Oct. 13 as an athlete, sponsor, volunteer, or spectator.
This year hundreds of athletes from the area will compete in 16 events over a three-week period in multiple venues in the Las Vegas Valley. The ages of the athletes range from 50 on up. A complete listing of the events and venues is at www.nevadaseniorgames.com.
This year also features an “Old School Seniors Night Out” dance Saturday, Sept. 28, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Siena’s Community Center, 10575 Siena Mountain Ave., Las Vegas. It is open to the public. Those interested in attending the dance are asked to R.S.V.P. Additional information is on the website.
“Involvement in the Nevada Senior Games is a great way to support a health and fitness lifestyle and improve the quality of life for older adults in Nevada,” said Brenda Talley, executive director of Nevada Senior Games. “The Old School dance will be a great social event and way to celebrate this year’s games.”
Other goals of the nonprofit Nevada Senior Games include providing recognition to seniors for their achievements and promoting a positive image of older adult communities.
This year the games are receiving support from Destinations Senior Living, NV Energy, The City of Henderson, the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and CareMore.
“We rely solely on the support from our great sponsors and our wonderful volunteers,” said Talley. “There are many other volunteer and sponsorship opportunities available that allow new partners to get involved and get their message to a large audience of seniors and community leaders.”
Organizations or individuals interested in a sponsorship should contact the Nevada Senior Games headquarters at 702-242-1590.
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