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Posted by on Tuesday, September 5th

Happy campers

New Hampshire Senior Games steps up in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester

Bedford, NH: In support of healthy opportunities for area youth, the NH Senior Games is proud to make a donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester’s Camp Foster in Bedford.

“We are thrilled to support the wonderful work of the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester,” said George Tosatti, board chair, 2017 NH Senior Games.  “Like our organization, they share a strong focus on support for health and wellness.”

Members of the NH Senior Games Board recently toured the camp and met with campers.

“We greatly appreciate the support of the NH Senior Games,” said Diane Fitzpatrick, CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Manchester.  “We have been proud to be associated with the games for many years and enjoy hosting their annual table tennis tournament.”

Ms. Fitzpatrick added that the donation would support camper scholarships for those in need as well as for improvements to the camp.

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the NH Senior Games and more than 550 athletes from NH and throughout the country took part in this year’s events.

Photo caption: left to right: Jim Morgan-NHSG Board Member, Javian Rodriguez-Camper, Diane Fitzpatrick, CEO-Boys & Girls Club of Manchester, Lucille Potvin-NHSG Board Member, George Tosatti-NHSG Board Chair, Amanda Kelly-Camp Counselor, Jim Eddinger-NHSG Board Member and Deliah Cote-Camp Counselor.

About the New Hampshire Senior Games

The mission of the New Hampshire Senior Games (NHSG), formerly known as the Granite State Senior Games (GSSG) is to promote, organize and effectively develop physical challenges, as they relate to the NH Masters Athlete and the 50+ population of the state of New Hampshire, undertake related activities benefitting the well-being of adults as appropriate and focusing on the development of active and healthy lifestyles.  Our mission is accomplished by encouraging fitness and by providing athletic competition in a variety of sports, clinics and creative pursuits.

Founded in 1987, Granite State Senior Games, Inc. is a not-for-profit (501c-3) all volunteer sports and fitness organization governed by a Board of Directors. The Granite State Senior Games' (GSSG's) sporting events are now known as the New Hampshire Senior Games (NHSG).  We are New Hampshire’s premier multi-sport event for the 50+ population. NHSG is the only New Hampshire organization in the state to be sanctioned by the National Senior Games Association (NSGA) to qualify senior athletes for participation in the National Senior Games held every two years.  To learn more, please visit www.nhseniorgames.org.