Port Alfred oldie to fly EC flag at Golden games
The national Golden Games take place in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal from 23-27 October. The provincial event for the Eastern Cape took place last month with a number of senior citizens taking part to determine who would compete in Durban.
Advancing health and wellbeing into old age and ensuring enabling and supportive environments are three main priorities and the Golden Games are a mechanism to implement them. They are organised as a partnership between the departments of Social Development, Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture and Health; as well as well as the South African Police Service and Sarah Baartman District Municipality.
Daniswa Mbilini from Port Alfred will represent Sara Baartman district at the championships.Programme for the national event: 23 October - Cultural and Musical Festival for Older Persons. 24 October - National Parliament for Older Persons. 25 October - SA Older Persons AGM and Conference. 26-27 October - Golden Games.
Officials hand out T-shirts to participants of the Golden Games regional round.