Men and women, 50 years and older, will compete in the Western Wayne Senior Olympics August 17 through August 21, 2009. A complete schedule of events is available at Canton Seniors Leisure Services.
The 30th Michigan Senior Olympics Summer Games will be held July 5 through July 12 at Oakland University and other sites in Oakland and Washtenaw counties. A complete schedule is available on their website. Hayes Jones, 1964 Gold Medalist is this year's chairperson. Mr. Jones will host the 30th. Anniversary Celebration of Athletes featuring guest speaker, Bill Laimbeer,four time All Star, twice an integral part the Detroit Piston team that won the NBA Championship and head coach of the WBA's Detroit Shocks.