Hundreds of Macon County seniors and volunteers gathered at the county’s recreation park last Monday to kick off the 21st annual Macon County Senior Games. The ceremony welcomed several guest speakers, entertainment from Men Macon Music, and exhibitions by Tai Chi demonstrator Mary Ann Ingram. The event marked the beginning of another year of fun games and competition for local seniors.
The event gives seniors the opportunity to compete, have fun, and engage in rigorous exercise. Senior Games Coordinator Sarah Wilkins said that the games enable “our seniors to stay fit and allows them to be active in the community.” Wilkins also emphasized how the games are important in that, “it gives everyone involved the chance to show how much we care and appreciate our senior citizens who have done so much for us.”