2015 Senior Games Ambassadors Chosen
John & Donna Pinckney of High Point have been chosen to serve as 2015 Ambassadors to the North Carolina Senior Games. Ambassadors have committed themselves to encouraging others to stay healthy and to get involved with Senior Games.
John is currently employed with Aramark at High Point University. He is a native of Washington, DC and has been a participant in Senior Games since 2012. Donna is a native of Yadkinville, NC and retired from Verizon in 2007. She has also been a volunteer and participant 2012. The Pinckneys are members of Hallelujah Baptist Church.
High Point's Senior Games program is one of 53 sanctioned programs in the state, serving all 100 counties and offering athletic and arts events for people ages 50 & better. Ambassadors are an elite group of individuals in NC, who have committed themselves to encouraging others in their community and across the state to stay healthy and live better longer through participation in Senior Games programs. Ambassadors assist their Senior Games Coordinator (Tina Boston) in recruiting participants and promoting Senior Games. Ambassadors receive state level training in public relations, marketing, and Senior Games information.
The Greater Games of High Point is one of 53 sanctioned programs serving all 100 counties. NCSG is the statewide Senior Olympics program that motivates participants to stay active and healthy. Senior Games offer over 5 athletic and arts events. Senior Games' approach to wellness is designed to challenge individual at their own levels. Other programs that are available through NCSG include: SilverArts, celebrating the creative talents of North Carolina's senior artists and SilverStriders, a national award winning walking program.
NCGS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing year-round health promotion and education for adults 50 years of age or better. NCGS is sponsored statewide by North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services. For more information regarding Senior Games, contact the Greater Games of High Point Local Coordinator, Tina Boston at 336-883-3584 or visit www.ncseniorgames.org.
For more information on Senior Games, call 883-3584 or visit www.ncseniorgames.org.