Pitching Shoes at the Park
Ed Griffith took part in the annual Silver Games horseshoe competition held Tuesday at the Union Jaycees Fairgrounds. The Silver games wrapped up Thursday after a week of activities and games for seniors. The horseshoe event is held in Union each year.
Silver Games Shuffle
Pat Hagedorn, right, of Union, pushed a puck across the board Monday during the Franklin County Silver Games shuffleboard competition held in the Union City Park. Also pictured are Rita Eckert, center, Bridgeton; and Fred Dueker, left, Union. This was one of many events held this week during the annual games geared toward seniors. There were both singles and doubles shuffleboard events held Monday at the park.
It's in the Cards
St. Clair was card central this week as a trio of Franklin County Silver Games competitions took place. Here, Ruth Wright concentrates on her hand as she plays canasta at the St. Clair Community Center on Monday. Bridge was played on Monday at the Knights of Columbus hall while pinochle was played there on Thursday.
Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:00 am
The deadline to register for the Franklin County Silver Games is fast approaching. Forms must be postmarked by Aug. 5.
Late registration is permitted, but there will be no guarantee that a participant will receive a T-shirt, name badge or booklet.
Forms are available at The Homestead at Hickory View, 1481 Marbach Drive, Washington, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., or by going to www.franklincosilvergames.com.
This year’s games will begin Sept. 7 and end Sept. 12 with a picnic at noon.
More information is available on the website or by calling 636-239-1941.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:00 am.