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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Apr 18

City to Host Virginia Senior Games; Volunteer Opportunities Available

Posted on April 18, 2016 at 9:35 AM by Communications Department

The City of Newport News is excited to serve as the host for the 4-11 senior games Track Group_SC2016 Virginia Senior Games May 17 -21, 2016! There’s a lot to see and do as the welcome mat is rolled out for the athletes, their families, and friends. Athletes age 50 and older from throughout Virginia will compete in 18 sports at various venues in the city. The event is in need of volunteers who are willing and ready to be trained for various support functions. Volunteers are needed for set-up, registration, route monitoring, hospitality monitoring, and many other positions.

Volunteers will play a major role in encouraging participants and guiding supporters of all ages to ensure a successful 38th Annual Virginia Senior Games. Some of the most inspiring and heart-warming moments ever seen in sports will be showcased so don’t miss it! Make it a family trip or a group outing! For more information on how to get involved and specific volunteer opportunities please contact Joanne Palmeira at 757-247-8953 or click here to sign up online.