The ‘Chair Volleyball’ event was a big hit with the seniors during their annual Senior Olympics event. The pink team, San Xavier White Doves (above) were this years champions.

Senior Olympics: Young at Heart

Au-Authm Action News

Early on the morning of March 31, the Lehi Community Center greeted tribal seniors from all over Arizona eager to compete in this year’s Senior Olympics. To start, the seniors entered the cafeteria, where they were met by the aroma of eggs, sausage and other breakfast items. While they enjoyed their breakfast, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Vice-President Martin Harvier stopped in to share some encouraging words and a quick childhood story that had everyone laughing.

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ECEC Pow Wow
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Events Calendar

45TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SALT RIVER TRIBAL LIBRARY at S.R. Tribal Library parking lot, 6 - 8 p.m. Dinner for the first 200 people. OPEN HOUSE. For more info. call Leigh, Pat, or Nejo (480) 362-2557


ROBERT CRAY BAND at The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort, 8 p.m. Tickets: $57-$80. For more info. call (480) 850-7734


“FINANCIAL SKILLS FOR FAMILIES” - Building Native Communities Curriculum at Salt River Financial Services Institution, 8800 E. Chaparral Rd, #240 (DEVCO Bldg.,) 5 Thursdays in a row, 5:30 - 8 p.m. Dinner served at each class. Open to ages 15 and up. For more info. call Elena Tarango or Gracie Hernandez (480) 850-5460


DEADLINE TO TURN IN APPLICATIONS FOR WIA SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM at the Community Employment Office Bldg., 61. For more info. call Melissa Gonzales (480) 362-7963


LAST CHANCE BOOK SALE at S.R. Tribal Library, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. All must go. For more info. call (480) 362-2557


DAVE MASON’S TRAFFIC JAM WORLD TOUR at The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort, 8 p.m. Tickets: $57-$80. For more info. call (480) 850-7734


NEON DASH at Salt River Fields, 8 p.m. Entry: $30-$55. We only have 2 rules: All participants MUST wear a solid white t-shirt, decorated team shirt, or given participant shirt during the race. All participants MUST have a great time. For more info. call (480) 270-5000

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