On the 7th March 2019 SRCWA held the LiveLighter Avon Aged Care Games, the day was a great success with 9 teams coming together from Brookton, Dowerin, Goomalling, York & Northam. All the games were played with much laughter and great enthusiasm.
Cr. Chris Antonio, President Shire of Northam opened the LiveLighter Avon Aged Care Games, and local singer Caitlin Morris performed a solo rendition of the National Anthem.. Entertainment during the lunch break was provided by Rum Jungles’ Mark Schelfhout, he sang and played the guitar which had the participants singing and some dancing, everyone enjoyed his performance. Thank you, Mark. Speed Skater Alan Eades amazed all those at the LiveLighter Avon Aged Care Games with a demonstration of his sport In-Line Skating.
Phil Paddon, MC for the day explained the games rules to the volunteers and then called the teams to the playing area and encouraged everyone to have a good time.
Congratulations to all the participants for coming and having a go, a big thank you to Karen Ducat and the volunteers from the SRCWA Avon Branch, Earth Solutions and SRCWA State Office who helped make the day a great success. Thank you also to the Department of Justice staff and trustees from Wooraloo who helped set up and officiate at the games.
The winners of the Northam LiveLighter Aged Care Games were: – 1st Dowerin Gentle Gym, 356 points, 2nd Killara Dragonflies 345 points & 3rd Dowerin Companion Club 341 points. The Best Presented Team was Kalkarni Curlews and the oldest competitor was Kalkarni Curlews’ Patricia Messenger 93 years young.
The LiveLighter Aged Care Games are Sponsored by LiveLighter Healthway, Dept of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.