Brunswick County Gator Games conclude with awards ceremony

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By Staff Report

The 22nd annual Brunswick County Gator Senior Games and SilverArts had 265 participants in 80 athletic artistic events. The first-, second- and third-place winners in each age category male and female, qualified to compete against the 54 other local Games in Raleigh and other areas of state this fall.

The Gator Senior Games and SilverArts began April 7 with opening ceremonies at Town Creek Park and ended on May 20 at county government center with the celebration social and medals ceremony. 

The Gator Award was presented to two participants this year: Joyce Lowrimore and Laura Botto. This award is for the participants who were most inspirational and participated in several diverse events.

The Spirit of Senior Games Award was given in memory of Jim Roach. The Later Gator Award was given to Dave Rogers. This award is for a first-time participant who showed the most enthusiasm for the Games.

Brunswick County Gator Senior Games and SilverArts Ambassadors Anne Klosowski, Betty Singletary and Lowrimore were also recognized and given awards.

For results and more information about the Brunswick County Gator Senior Games and SilverArts, got to the following link: http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/Departments/ParksandRecreation/55Progra....