By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Fun at the carnival

 

August 16, 2017

Stephanie Thompson

Marko Pleasant tries his best to get as many rings on the post as possible. During one of his turns he was able to get three rings on the post.

Step right up and try to win a prize.

During the Golden Hour Senior Center's summer carnival, seniors were encouraged to play as many games as they could to try and win prizes.

"What we're trying to do is get them up and moving," executive director Sheela Schermetzler said.

She and the other employees felt the summer carnival they were hosting did what they intended it to.

"They love this," Schermetzler said.

A lot of the senior center visitors have arthritis or rheumatism, which causes them a lot of pain.

"They are in pain and don't want to move," she said.

The problem is they need to mov...



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