Every two years Canada celebrates those aged 55 and over at the Canada 55 Games. This year the games were held in Saint John, N.B. with 200 participants from Saskatchewan in 22 different events.
Taking part in bowling was Cut Knife’s Mary Ramsay who, with her four teammates, earned bronze in the 75 plus category.
Former Cut Knife resident, Brian Sandberg, won gold in eight ball.
The opening ceremonies were held Aug. 21 at the Harbour Station. Aug. 21 to 23 the candle pin bowling was held at the Bowlarama.
On the Tuesday evening a Twist and Shout ‘50s and ‘60s Rock and Roll Party was held.
Wednesday evening was the Port City Pub Crawl with Thursday evening’s event being a Maritime kitchen party.
The closing ceremonies were held Friday with more than 2,300 participants and guests attending the banquet that was held at the hockey rink. Of course the meal was followed by more music and dancing.
The next Canada 55 Games will be held in two years time in Kamloops, B.C.