Currituck County

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Proclamation Designating April as Senior Games Participation Month


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Mar 20, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
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Designation of April as

Senior Games Participation Month

WHEREAS, mature adults and the entire community look forward to the Albemarle Senior Games, an Olympic style event designed to create year-round health promotion and competition for participants that are 50 years of age and better; and

WHEREAS, the Albemarle Senior Games, held March 27-May 23 of this year, is sanctioned by North Carolina Senior Games, Inc.; and

WHEREAS, the Albemarle Senior Games takes a holistic approach by involving the body, mind and spirit of its athletes and promoting the importance of aging in a healthy manner; and

WHEREAS, the regional event, engaging the counties of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington with the goal to enhance growth, development and connection to opportunity for all participants and volunteers, was founded 33 years ago, in 1984; and

WHEREAS, participants will compete in a total of 48 athletic events and 34 artistic categories; and

WHEREAS, our well wishes are extended to all of the competitors.

NOW THEREFORE, the Currituck County Board of Commissioners does hereby proclaim that April be recognized as Senior Games Participation Month in the County of Currituck, and promotes participation as well as volunteerism within the Albemarle Senior Games program

Adopted this 20th day of March, 2017.

MOVER:Marion Gilbert, Commissioner
SECONDER:Bob White, Commissioner
AYES:Bobby Hanig, Mike D. Hall, Paul M. Beaumont, Mary "Kitty" Etheridge, Marion Gilbert, Mike H. Payment, Bob White