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Association News 2019 Games Will Be in…Albuquerque! We are excited to officially announce that The 2019 National Senior Games will head Southwest to be hosted in Albuquerque, New Mexico! CEO Marc T. Riker and several NSGA staffers attended the press conference on July 12, held on the plaza outside of the Albuquerque Convention Center. Mayor
Association News Rocky Mountain Personal Best The 2016 Personal Best initiative took to the road with a presentation to 60-year-old Colorado athlete Tom McAdam at the kickoff event for the Rocky Mountain Senior Games (RMSG) held in Greeley on June 10. As you will read in Tom McAdam’s Personal Best profile linked here, Tom earned
Association News NSGA and Department of Veterans Affairs Ramping Up Non-Ambulatory Sport Clinics Beginning with the 2015 National Senior Games presented by Humana, non-ambulatory event categories for bowling, horseshoes and shuffleboard are now offered to broaden the opportunities for senior athletes of all abilities. In 2014, NSGA was awarded a grant from the Department of Veterans
Association News Humana Video Wins Gold Medal! A Humana video entitled “2015 National Senior Games: Inspiring Generations of Better Health” has won the large company category at the 2016 Boston College Corporate Citizenship Film Festival (BCCC). NSGA asked athletes and fans to go vote to nominate the video, and your voices were heard! THANKS!
Association News Former U.S. Surgeon General Joins NSGA Foundation Trustee Board We are excited to welcome former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin as a new Trustee for the NSGA Foundation. Benjamin, who served as the United States 18th Surgeon General from 2009-2013, was unanimously approved to join the Foundation board by the NSGA Board
Association News 2016 Annual Conference Increases Excitement for 2017 Games More than 90 Coordinators and key organizers from NSGA’s 51 Member Games gathered at the Sheraton-Birmingham Hotel last month for the 2016 Annual Conference and Board of Directors meetings. The schedule was packed with workshops, committee and regional meetings, special events, and a sneak peek
Association News Setting the Stage for a Special Commemoration The 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana will be held on the 30th Anniversary of The Games, and planning is well underway to celebrate this landmark. Starting in December of this year, we will begin distribution of a separate 30th Anniversary monthly e-newsletter devoted entirely
Association News Personal Best Closes Year in Sunny Florida Ryan Beighley, 90-year-old swimmer and runner, displays his Personal Best certificate above with his wife Marty (also a Senior Games athlete) by his side. He is congratulated by NSGA CEO Marc T. Riker (left) and Florida Senior Games Director (and current NSGA Board Chair) Stephen Rodriguez
Association News NSGA Stays Connected at TEAMS Conference NSGA staff attended the TEAMS Conference the week of November 9th. TEAMS attracts more than 1,400 attendees including CEOs, executive directors, and event managers from sports organizations as well as representatives from sports commissions and convention bureaus, corporate sponsors, event suppliers and other hospitality industry opinion leaders.
Association News Anne Warner Cribbs Honored with 2015 Olympic Torch Award We are proud to announce that one of our own has received a high honor from the United States Olympic Committee. On September 25, Anne Warner Cribbs was named the 2015 Olympic Torch Award recipient at the closing awards dinner for the 2015 U.S.