Show your Cleveland spirit and welcome these amazing athletes!
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The City of Cleveland and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission are thrilled to be hosting the single largest visitor event in Cleveland in decades, the 2013 National Senior Games. These games will be held July 19-August 1, 2013 and are expected to attract 10,000 participants between the ages of 50 and 100+. These athletes are inspiring examples of health and vitality, and will each be competing in one or more of 19 medal-contending sports.
Companies, professional groups, sports teams, Boy/Girl Scout troops, summer camps, college groups, etc. are encouraged to consider becoming National Senior Games Cleveland Ambassadors.
This is an incredible opportunity to show our over 25,000 expected visitors the support of the Cleveland community and allow them to experience the unique culture of our city. Groups will have the opportunity to earn community service hours and badges, network, and participate in community engagement. Don’t miss this opportunity to put your group’s mark on this incredible event in Cleveland’s history and embrace this exceptional group of visitors.
Welcome athletes at the airport, hotel lobbies, registration, etc.
Attend games and support athletes whenever possible.
Meet with interested athletes.
Provide a relevant gift/memento/etc. to that sport’s athletes.
Track & Field
In addition to above, provide representation at assigned length of race; providing water, cheering, and running along as appropriate.
Opening Festival July 19
Attend celebratory community events as a large group or organization, adopting a section of the event space.
Attend a medalist reception (5-7pm each day) as a small group to celebrate the athletic achievements of the day.
Provide relevant gift/memento/etc. to some number of event attendees.
Celebration of Athletes July 26
Medalist Reception Each Evening
Maura Garven | Community Engagement & Special Events Coordinator | 216.363.1105 | firstname.lastname@example.org