West Bank JPRD Golden Agers Participate in the Louisiana Senior State Games

Members of the West Bank JPRD Golden Agers who took part in the Louisiana Senior State games held in Lake Charles, enjoyed a luncheon at Tony Mandina’s Restaurant in there honored. Participants received Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for winning in the category that they took part in.

Members also participate in WB JPRD Intermerials, GNOSO District Games, State Games as well as National Senior Games. WB Golden Agers’ Neil Whitney and Nova Carbo were recently inducted into the Greater New Orleans Senior Olympics Hall of Fame.  Landry Camardelle was recently appointed to president of the State Olympics for 2017.  Congratulations to them all.

Seated: June Bugg Olano, Pam Browning, Anna Thibodeaux, Nova Carbo, Geraldine Palisi Standing: Gail Guidry, Jenny Camardelle, Landry Camardelle, Daisey Acosta- JPRD Area Coordinator, Garry Vedros- Golden Age Supervisor, Diane Creduer, Jane Marchese, Anthony Palisi, and Elda Olsen  (Not Shown) Mary Charlet, Neil Whitney & Brent Griffin JPRD Area Coordinator JPRD Athletics.

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