Stettler teams bring home medals from Seniors Games

Alberta 55 plus Provincial Winter Games held in Cold Lake Feb. 28 – March 3rd

The Alberta 55 plus Provincial Winter Games were held in Cold Lake Feb. 28 – March 3rd.

There were approximately 780 competitors from all across Alberta participating in hockey, ice curling, duplicate bridge, pickleball, bowling, snooker, table shuffleboard, alpine and cross country skiing, darts, scrabble, creative writing and crafts.

Stettler was well represented in 55+ table shuffleboard with Ton Vanderburg and Brenda Larkin winning the gold medal.

The Men’s 65+ ice curling team of Randy Jones, Dale Nixon, Harvey McNeil and Blaine Chapman are the winners of the bronze medal.

Lorreen Beggs showed off her crafts skills winning gold in all four categories of quilted holiday crafts, hand quilt, machine quilt, applique design, and machine quilt, patchwork design.

Opening ceremonies, banquet and entertainment were well received by all the participants. Thanks to the many wonderful volunteers that made this event a huge success.

The Alberta 55 plus Provincial Summer Games will be held in Medicine Hat July 4 to 7th. There will be 14 activities to participate in, with the opportunity to qualify for the 2020 Canada 55 plus Games in Kamloops. Also art and photography will be available for the cultural members. Please check the Alberta 55 plus website for details of the upcoming events.

-Submitted by Brenda Larkin, Zone 4 area director for Stettler

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