Day 2 – Wii Bowling & Archery

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Laurel Heights Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Cliff W. 198
Silver: Albert S. 186
Bronze: Mollie W. 184

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Arnold W. 40
Silver: Lyle Y. 23
Bronze: Nick F. 3

At Laurel Heights, 13 bowlers battled and 3 archers “slinged” it out for medals. The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 13 bowlers with scores over 180! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Residents joked around with one another as their pins kept firm in their spots: “It’s funny how on competition days it seems as if someone has put their gum under my bowling pins. Whoever is putting their gum under my pins please cut it out, don’t they know its competition day!” Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Evan Gallant (a founder of the non-profit organization Heal YEG) who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. He even sweetened up the prize with some fancy hats he donated. Bronze Medalist Mollie exclaimed: “you sure do feel a sense of accomplishment and pride during the All Senior Care games”

St. Albert Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Independent Living
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Earl R. 161
Silver: Tony P. 135
Bronze: Fran L. 128

Supportive:
Medal: Athletes Name:
Gold: Eleanor M
Silver: Jim M.
Bronze: Dave H.

At St. Albert Retirement Residence, 11 bowlers rolled for medals. Even though it’s a polar vortex outside, the early bird gets the worm and our bowlers were all fired up to get in on the action during the Wii Bowling Round Robin this morning. There were some surprising developments as a few last-minute bowlers split the competition and pinned down the win! They had no time to spare before striking off to the playoffs this afternoon. Earl won the Wii bowling gold by scoring 8 spares out of 10 frames! Bowlers were joined at the medal ceremony by Merico Tesolin from CNIB Foundation, who participated in congratulating the athletes on their pinning – I mean – winning performances. Elizabeth exclaimed “I was robbed!” after missing the playoffs by one point.

Lewis Estates Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Kay Wallace 176
Silver: Olive Johns 170
Bronze: Grace Legatt 159

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name:
Gold: George Popovich 145
Silver: Don Allen 125
Bronze: Olive Johns 50

At Lewis Estates Residence, 8 archers competed for the chance to win a medal in Archery. The morning kicked off with a very high entertaining Archery game as residents and the management team cheered the players on. 6 bowlers participated for the chance to be crown the best bowler in the building. In the end, Wii Bowling was very much enjoyed and full of laughter for both participants and spectators at large. Memory floor residents had 8 participated in bowling games this morning and it was fun to see the smile and competitive spirit in most of the participants faces. “Some of the seniors can still swing like a pro quarterback…” Winners of both Bowling and Archery were joined at the award ceremony by Congdon’s Daily Aide Living Rep, Josh Garska, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Silver Medalist Olive J. exclaimed: “Watch out all you men playing Billiards Tomorrow for I’m bringing my A game”

MacTaggart Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Willie 198
Silver: Abe 152
Bronze: Adeline 142

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Astrid 4
Silver: Arnold 3
Bronze: Willi 1

At MacTaggart Place we started off the morning with 14 bowlers battling for the gold, sliver and bronze. As many of our bowlers and cheerleaders started “They were robbed!” when splits were occurring every second person! They battled back which lead to every single bowler receiving multiple spares and strikes! The Archery event was up next and being covered by CTV Edmonton, it opened with a large crowd of cheerleaders up and singing for all participants! With our MacTaggart chant and pom-poms there was not a lack of spirit in these games! The archery closed with a statement “I’m not sure if I believe practice makes perfect anymore with my score!” The day ended with a great medal ceremony with many of our residents coming along to congratulate the winners.

Summerwood Village Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Boris K. 147
Silver: Jean H. 145
Bronze: Mervyn H. 133

Darts
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Gerry A. 610
Silver: Blanche L. 540
Bronze: Mervyn H. 530

At Summerwood Village, 8 bowlers battled for medals and 11 metal throwing dart players battled it out at the bullseye! This morning got off to a roaring start with the round robin of Darts and Wii Bowling. 13 Athletes were joined by a crowd full of cheerleaders including staff, family, and residents! In the final Wii Bowling playoffs, our 4 athletes scored an impressive 10 strikes and 8 spares! With 5 of those strikes in a consecutive row. The cheering in the room was deafening! It was truly a “Triple B”: Battle of the Best Bowlers! During the medal presentations, Linking Generations representatives Leslie and Lisa provided us with some information about the intergeneration program Linking Generation provides. Following that they assisted us in presenting our winners of the day with their much earned medals. Today’s quote of the day, causing much laughter goes to Wii Bowler, Pat McG. who claimed “It’s all in the way you hold your mouth!”

Rutherford Heights Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Independent Living
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Dennis D 184
Silver: Pamela B. 142
Bronze: Faye M. 114

Bowling – Supportive Living
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Ron S. 56
Silver: Paul S. 45
Bronze: Ernst R. 41

At Rutherford Heights 27 bowlers battled for medals. The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 27 bowlers with scores over 156! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! “Brand new Rutherford Heights residents Beth S. came down to try her luck at Wii Bowling for the first time and shocked some veteran Wii Bowlers with her quick learning and dynamite roll.” Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by The Diabetes Association and The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Cindy from the Diabetes Association handed the silver medal to resident Paul S. and as she shook his hand she exclaimed: “WOW, quite the bowler’s arm you got there!”

Auburn Heights Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Ursula G. 171
Silver: Shirley B. 165
Bronze: Milan B. 160

At Auburn Heights, 8 Wii Bowlers rolled it out for medals as the morning got off to an excellent start when the Round Robins produced 4 bowlers with scores over 175! We were very impressed by their skill and talents. We are apparently great bowlers under pressure. Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Brain Holmes of the Calgary Police Service, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Gold medalist Ursula won her first gold Medal since starting the games 4 years ago she was ecstatic over her win. We had a very special Memory Care Bowler who won the Gold Medal at the prime age of 100 years old she is simple amazing.

Sage Hill Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Laurie F. 182
Silver: Alberta L. 121
Bronze: Catherine McQ. 120

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Dr Donald P. 680
Silver: Barry B. 330
Bronze: John McC. 320

At Sage Hill Retirement Residence 8 residents battled for medals and 7 archers “slinged” it out for medals. The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 8 bowlers. We were very impressed by their skill and talents! We are 85-90 years of age. But we rock it like youngsters!!! Our Archery Gold Medalist is 96!!! Winners were joined at the award ceremony by David Punnamannil of Mustard Seed Calgary who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Gold Medalist in Archery Dr Donald P. exclaimed: “Oh, wow I still have the same moves as when I was 30!”

Preston Park I Retirement residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Marian L. 221
Silver: Lorna B. 202
Bronze: Jim L. 195

At Preston Park I Retirement Residence, 16 bowlers battled for medals. The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 4 bowlers with scores over 200! We were in awe, watching strike after strike! 100 year old Margaret jumped back into bowling after taking a few months off and was in the top scores in her round with a final score of 186! Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Beth Hills with the Saskatoon Council on Aging, who presented medals and cheered them on.

Preston Park II Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Norman R. 208
Silver: Mina G. 188
Bronze: Rita K. 182

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Norman R. 65
Silver: Art Q. 45
Bronze: Ruth B. 40

At Preston Park II, 30 bowlers battled for medals and 10 archers “slinged” it out for medals. Resident Ruth B. was close to knocking out all the gentlemen by herself! The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 10 bowlers with scores over 150! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Jim and Mina D. were recently married and around the building they do everything together. WII bowling was no exception as they both scored the exact same score of 170. “It’s like they are married or something…” Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Stephanie from CHEP Good Food, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Double Gold Medalist Norman R. exclaimed: “It sure feels good to be competing again this year at the All Seniors Care Games. The theme Dance, Dance, Dance has provided us with tons of laughs!”

College Park I Retirement residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Gladys W 147
Silver: Chris O 138
Bronze: Grace M 130

At College Park Retirement Residence, we had 20 bowlers that battled for medals! We were very impressed by our athlete’s skill, talent and raw ability to continuously play intense games that are both fun and competitive! The energy that came over the bistro during the playoffs was something very different from this morning’s round robin at College Park. Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Kelly Pierson, for a presentation by the Parkinson’s Foundation of Canada who participated in congratulating the athletes on their performances! “Head up; shoulders back – The day is good!” was the advice from resident Elsie M.

College Park II Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Doris H. 191
Silver: Kay D. 179
Bronze: Ivor B. 170

At College Park II, 15 bowlers battled for medals. The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 15 bowlers with scores over 190! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Residents enjoyed the learning more about how exercise is so important for fall prevention! Disease Prevention & Management – Marisol Molina-Smith, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Marlen A. said, “The day was Excellent! Energetic! And Motivating!”

Victoria Landing Retirement residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Charlie S. 289
Silver: Donna G. 179
Bronze: Carol L. 147

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
— Finals Postponed until tomorrow to give shoulders rest —

At Victoria Landing Retirement Residence, 12 bowlers battled for medals. The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 8 bowlers with scores over 150! We were very impressed by their skill and talents! Mrs. Isabella P. exclaimed “I don’t understand … does someone keep crazy gluing only this one pin?” Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Arlene Wolfe from Diabetes Canada – Westman who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Silver Medalist Donna Granger exclaimed: “Geez, you’re a hard shot to follow Coach Simpson!” who won the gold medal.

Sturgeon Creek I Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Phyllis H. 181
Silver: Therese L. 172
Bronze: Viola D. 166

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name:
Gold: Phyllis H.
Silver: Gerry L.
Bronze: Art P.

At Sturgeon Creek I, 15 archers “slinged” it out for medals. The morning got off to an excellent start as the Round Robin produced 16 bowlers with scores at 181! The cheers in the Theatre could be heard from the Dining Room as Archery was underway. Several bullseyes were made by our archers and many laughs we shared throughout the competition. Phyllis H., one of our long-time residents has participated in a number of our Seniors Games over the years. Today she won a gold medal in both Archery and Wii Bowling to cap off her medal collection at 10! We can’t wait to see what the rest of the week has in store for her – we having a feeling that she’s just getting warmed up! Our Athletes were joined at the award ceremony by Nicola Starin from the Cancer Care Manitoba Foundation who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performance. Pat T. is participating in her first ever Seniors Games – she was an Athlete in both Archery and Wii Bowling today! Everyone cheered as she got a bullseye, getting top points for her shot. She laughed as she said “I can’t remember how I did that” as she lined up for her next shot.

Sturgeon Creek II Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Vi M. 233
Silver: Joan W. 190
Bronze: Sandra N. 175

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Keith D. 16
Silver: Solange M. 14
Bronze: Jack S. 10

At SC II, 8 bowlers battled for medals. Many cheerleaders turned out to urge the participants on. Even though there were not that many bowlers, they gave up cause to be sitting on the edge of our seats. We had several turkeys throughout the competition and were treated to a six pack as well along the way. It was amazing that one of the bowlers scored several spares when she threw her second ball right down the edge of the lane, where it looked like it was going in the gutter. Surprisingly, each and every time, she spared! 11 archers then diligently drew back their bows and let their arrows fly in their attempts to go for gold! Once again, participants were outnumbered by cheerleaders. We will be ever hopeful that by watching we will entice new participants for the games next year. We were joined at the medal ceremony by Donna Greening from Parkinson’s Canada, who participated in congratulating the athletes on their performances.
Conversation between participants:
Archer #1: I know now just exactly what I have to do.
Archer # 2: Then just go ahead and do it!!

River Ridge I Retirement residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Louise D. 214
Silver: Henry M. 190
Bronze: Letty T.r 187

At River Ridge 1, 20 bowlers made the pins fly while another 27 packed the gallery to cheer them on. We had 5 rounds of bowlers heating up the hardwoods this morning and each point was hard earned! Going into finals, we had two players that entered the alley with turkeys (3 strikes in a row) on their qualifiers. Both earned gobble, gobble stamps – one did it in the 10th frame! In the end, our silver medalist had four-in-a-row strikes and our gold medalist had five-in-a-row! – We were very impressed by their skill and talents! “Even our team Leader Letty was impressed with the number of bowties and triangles lining the frames!” Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Eden Ramsay and Laurie of Ronald McDonald House, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Gold Medalist Louise D – Moment of consolation at not getting a 6th strike in a row- “oh well, five strikes is pretty good too!” Moment of pride-“I’m so happy I really do feel like dancing!”

River Ridge II Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Anita C. 191
Silver: Eileen I. 156
Bronze: Alma J. 146

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Grace S. 50
Silver: Albert S. 45
Bronze: Anita C. 30

At River Ridge II Retirement Residence, we had six archers “sling” it out and 8 bowlers battle for medals. The skill of aiming and focusing was apparent in these competitors! The morning got off to an excellent start as the bowlers anticipated their turn to compete for gold medal! There were many “oohs” and “ahhs” from the crowd, along waving pom-poms and encouragement. A common phrase here at RR2 at Wii Bowling when a spare is for the taking is ‘Spare it up!’ Today we even had some ‘spare to go’s’ as residents cheered each other on. Bowlers and Archers were joined at the award ceremony by Denise Widmeyer from the Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Staff and fellow residents hooted and hollered as our medalist received their medals. Wii Bowling Silver Medalist, Eileen I., gave her fellow competitors some great bowling advice. She exclaims: “Sometimes you just have to roll with it!”

Seine River Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Kathleen M. 217
Silver: Marjorie C. 212
Bronze: Roy L. 162

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Cathy VanL. 330
Silver: Jeannie K. 220
Bronze: Marjorie C. 195

At Seine River 14 bowlers battled for medals while 5 archers “let it fly” out for medals. This morning got off to a great start with the 14 bowlers eager to begin the competition. We had a large group of spectators ready to cheer on the group which made for an exciting game. Following bowling we held archery which was a fun time for the 5 participants as well as the many spectators! The tenants were very excited about playoffs as we had 4 participants in each competition. There were many spectators cheering with their pom-poms in hand! “The bowlers were very excited to see Mr. L get all three pins down when there were lined up in “Birthday Candle” formation, the entire crowd erupted with excitement!” Bowlers and Archers were joined at the award ceremony by Mitch from Diabetes Canada, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Wii Bowling Siler Medalist and Archery Bronze Medalist Mrs. C exclaimed: “I’ll be ok with my neck being sore by the end of the week if it means I keep winning these medals!”

Shaftesbury Park Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Molly Donen 200
Silver: Sybil Rosenberg & 175
Dolly Chudnow
Bronze: Maureen McCarty 173

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name:
Gold: Barney Beaulieu
Silver: Zivey Chudnow
Bronze: Jean McMahon

Boulevard Memory Match
Medal: Athletes Name:
Gold: Shirley Rasmussen
Silver: Margaret Smith
Bronze: Barney Beaulieu

At Shaftesbury Park Retirement Residence, 16 bowlers battled for medals with a theatre packed with cheerleaders and 20 archers “were on target” for medals with a crowd of 45 spectators! This morning’s round robin of Wii Bowling was so exciting and produced some great scores but this afternoon every single one of our finalists beat their morning scores!! The afternoon kicked off with our archers taking to the range, followed by an exciting Wii Bowling final, and ended off with Memory Match in the Boulevard! Mrs. C. was still buzzing from her big Wii Bowling victory during Archery that she pointed the bow up and shot her arrow straight to the roof! Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Alzheimer’s’ MB, who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. Mrs. B. was so happy trying Wii Bowling for the first time and getting the hang of it that she exclaimed, “I’ve finally found my groove!” as she got her first strike!

Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Jeanette B. 213
Silver: Vera A. 199
Bronze: Barbara M. 170

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Vera A. 55
Silver: Donald B. 40
Bronze: David N. 25

Today at Cedarcroft Place, 2 rounds and 8 contestants bowled it out in the Round Robin until the very last pin hit the ground. With scores over 200, the competition was fierce and all participants put a fight up for the gold. We were very impressed by their energy, skills, and talents! Talk about lots of pressure to get this game rolling. There were 10 archers who “slinged” it out for medals this afternoon in the Activity Room. Our Gold medalist in Archery hit the board 3 for 3 of her shots. Bowlers and Archers were joined at the award ceremony with visits from Mary Macpherson and Terri Philpott from One Care who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their fantastic performances. Mrs. A. exclaimed: “I’ve never seen so many turkeys, fourths, and fifths in bowling; it’s time to make up a happy dance”. Tomorrow’s event is Bocce ball; let’s see how badly our residents want the gold!

McCarthy Place Retirement Residence
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Bev A. 182
Silver: Harold R. 176
Bronze: Jo M. 149

At McCarthy Place Retirement Residence 24 bowlers battled for medals. Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony Sheri Gilhula from the Alzheimer Society of Perth County who participated in congratulating the winning athletes on their performances. New resident and bowler Forrest bowled a turkey and exclaimed, “HOLY DOODLE!” And the crowd erupted with whoops and hollers!

Beacon Heights Retirement Residence
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Gisele Van T. 223
Silver: Don P. 222
Bronze: Mary D. 161

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Gilles C. 7000
Silver: Pearl P. 5000
Bronze: Peter P. 4000

Care Floors Pétanque-atout
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Michael McC. 87
Silver: Mary B. 60
Bronze: Chris P. 58

The morning got off to an excellent start at Beacon Heights, 11 bowlers battled for medals. The competition was getting heated we had to pursue the playoffs to get the final top 3 winners. The first round Mr. P. thought for sure he had won the gold however going the playoffs Mrs. Van T., beat him air and square by one pin. We were very impressed by their skill and talents! This is the first year at Beacon Heights that residents competed in Archery games. The archers would have to put their skills to the test to “sling” it out for medals. Mrs. P. used to play part of an intervarsity women’s archery team back in 1948 at McGill University, and as she quoted “she was happy to pull the bow again.” Mrs. Jennifer Harris, from the Heart Wise Exercise Association came to offer some great tool on what you can do to keep active for heart health. She explains why physical activity is one of the best things we can do to prevent heart disease, strokes, and many more chronic health conditions. Bowlers, Archers, & petanque atout players from the care floors were all joined together at the award ceremony by Mrs. Harris, who was happy to give out the medals to the winning athletes on their performances today.

Chapel Hill Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Helen 191
Silver: Coral 178
Bronze: Ken 170

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Edith 66
Silver: Paulette 56
Bronze: Barbara 19

At Chapel Hill Retirement residence, 10 archers “slinged” it out for medals. 10 bowlers battled for the big win. What an event! After months in training did it ever pay off! The morning was charged with excitement as everyone gathered for these friendly competitions. Oh and….It seems we are skilled morning “hunters.” Bowlers were joined at the award ceremony by Mireille Awad from Classic Care pharmacy. She was more than happy to present the medals to our winners. Silver medal winner said “let’s open up the bar and have ourselves a glass of wine!”

The Courtyards on Eagleson Retirement Residence
Horse Races
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Audrey L. 43
Silver: Joan M. 41
Bronze: Corinne C. 40

At The Courtyards on Eagleson, 45 Jockey’s lined up at the start line for the All Seniors Care Games Horse Race. It was a perfect day for Horse Racing and with 45 jockeys at the start line, you can imagine the excitement and energy that filled the room. There was a large pack of jockeys in the lead for the first half of the race with no obvious leader until the third round when a few horses pulled ahead. It was an exciting finish with the three finalists having to do a “roll-off”. Corinne C. rolled for a solid Bronze Medal but Joan M. and Audrey L. had to do ANOTHER roll-off to determine our winner. Congratulations Audrey for your Gold Medal Win.
There were so many jockeys at today’s event that we ended up having to bring in some ponies just so everyone had a “ride” for the event. Way to go residents of the Courtyards, your enthusiasm was outstanding!!!! Our winning Jockeys were joined by Elanie Aprueldo, a Physio Assistant with Family Physio, who handed out the Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals to our winners. Elanie is a strong advocate for healthy living as she visits the Courtyards on Eagleson twice a week for group exercise programs, as well as attending private clients throughout the week. Betty’s horse was a bit slow to start and was left behind the pack right from the get go. After her second low roll, she sighed and said “I guess my horse wants to go back to the stable.” In the end, Betty’s horse caught up to the pack but wasn’t able to pull into a winning position.

Cite Parkway Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Simon L. 148
Silver: Mariette L. 130
Bronze: Ernest B. 124

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Yvon R. 3
Silver: Simon L. 2
Bronze: Jean-Marc L. 1

At Cite Parkway, 8 bowlers battled and 7 archers “slinged” it out for medals. We were very impressed by their skill and talents! In the midst of it all one competitor was overheard saying: “Too bad we couldn’t get medals for the most gutter balls…ha ha ha!!!” Then Gold and Silver medalist, Simon L. exclaimed: “I can’t believe I actually won 2 medals – Happy, Happy, Happy, Dance, Dance, Dance.”

Residence de la Gappe – Phase I
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Gérard T. 171
Silver: Roger B. 166
Bronze: Juliette G. 148

At Résidences de la Gappe, phase 1, 10 bowlers battled for medals. One bowler, who never played before, got a score of 145 and she was very thrilled with her performance. The competition went very well and we got new bowlers this year. Gold Medalist Gérard T.exclaimed: “I did not have the chance to practice this year but I won!”

Résidences de la Gappe – Phase II
Sandbags
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Roger R. 2000
Silver: Pierre M. 1800
Bronze: Suzanne C. 1300

At Résidences de la Gappe, Phase 2, 25 athletes battled it out for medals. We were happy to see so many participate in the sandbag competition. It was heartwarming to hear the athletes encourage one another throughout the entire event. The winners were thrilled to receive their medal! When hearing his name for the gold, Roger R. ask “Who’s he? Oh, it’s me. I won!

Résidences de la Gappe – Phases III & IV
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Jeannine B. 217
Silver: Joseph B. 185
Bronze: Huguette M. 164

Sandbags
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Gaëtan R. 3200
Silver: Venetta D. 2500
Bronze: Nicole R. 2200

At Résidences de la Gappe, Phases 3 & 4, 15 bowlers and 15 sandbag competitors battled for medals. One of our bowlers who had never played before got a score of 144. She was very impressed and very proud of her performance. We had several new residents who participated in this super day. We are very proud of them. We presented an egg prize to the residents who had the lowest score at the sandbag competition. Residents had a good time! We asked several residents who were present at the medal ceremony to come and take a picture with the musical instruments and microphones. All started to sing! Huguette M. was very proud to have won her first medal after 3 years of games!

Château Symmes Retirement Residence
Wii Bowling
Medal: Athletes Name: Score:
Gold: Anna B. 224
Silver: Réjeanne B. 174
Bronze: Hélène G-D. 143

Archery
Medal: Athletes Name:
Gold: Roger G.
Silver: Myron Z.
Bronze: Berthe R.

At Château Symmes, 22 bowlers battled for medals and 10 residents competed in our archery competition. We were very much impressed by Mrs. Monica M. who is visually impaired and managed to score 148 at Wii Bowling. The other residents would help her to aim by guiding her – What team work! During the medal ceremony, an athlete stated: This is like the Stanley Cup of Bowling! Château Symmes has really good archers as well. When receiving her medal, silver medalist stated: I feel like Robin Hood! Fun was had by all today!

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