Senior Olympics Was Great Event

Friday, September 27, 2013

The Chattanooga District Senior Olympic games just completed were a great experience.  The events were well run at a variety of locations around town.  The participants enjoyed friendly competition at excellent facilities. 

Overall coordination led by Samantha Parker of Alexian Brothers was a thing of beauty.  The work by Chattanooga Parks and Recreation employees helped make the games a pleasant experience.  Volunteers at each event assisted Samantha admirably, and I appreciate their donation of time and energy.   

There are too many entities to thank here…I invite you to go to website to get more details:   I also invite you to join us next year.

Patrick Kelley
Signal Mountain

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