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UPDATE 8/15/17

Due to a Saints Monday night football game, the meeting date and place has been changed to:

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
at
PONTIFF GOLDEN AGE CENTER
(Click for MAP)
NOTE: Center is to the Right of Track; i.e., follow the road into the park, bear left at the first opportunity, pass the structure with the green roof, into the parking lot and it is the next building.

AN AGENDA WILL BE SENT TO ATTENDEES

LSOG SCHEDULE UPDATE 7/27/17

Louisiana Senior Olympic Games President Landry Camardelle announced that the LSOG 2017 Games Schedule has been finalized and is posted to the LSOG Web-site (see LINK at Left - clicking on the LSOG Logo will take the user to their Web-site.)   Warm Regards and Hopes for LSOG Success, President Camardelle.

UPDATE 8/13/17

GNOSO extends hope to Archery Coordinator Claude Matherne for success on his  announced West St Charles VFW Post 3740 and Outdoor Express "2nd Troops for Youths" Archery Tournament 2017," held August 12, 2017.

UPDATE! 7/24/17

Skip Blanchard, Longtime GNOSO Shooting Coordinator, Honored for Service to Country

The Times-Picayune newspaper in their Sunday July 2, 2017 edition honored Air Force veteran Skip Blanchard for his military service. The newspaper article and accompanying photos were a well-deserved tribute to his heroic service to country. GNOSO is proud to have Skip involved in a leadership role. Read the Article on the NOLA.com blog by clicking THIS LINE.
(Web-master's NOTE: We - GNOSO AND the world - are truly fortunate to have heroes like Skip in our midst.

SAD UPDATE 7/24/17

GNOSO has learned of the passing of two Senior Olympians on the same day, June 26, 2017.  Rose Ruello and Gladys Delaune will be missed by all.  Rose was one of the oldest Senior Olympions at the time of her passing.  She participated in - and was passionate about Bridge.  Her Obituary noted that she played Bridge Socially just 10 days before her passing.  Gladys Delaune was a past participant in GNOSO Horseshoes, Shuffleboard and Washer Pitch.  She was 91.  The Menu Tab at left, "IN MEMORIAM" provides additional information.

BELATED SAD UPDATE 8/8/17

The Webmaster was just made aware of the passing of another Senior Olympian who passed away on March 10, 2017 at the age of 96.  Harold N. "Pa Da" Whitney was not only a Senior Olympian, he was the father of Senior Olympian and Coordinator Neill Whitney; Neill's wife Mattie is also a Coordinator and GNOSO Photographer.  "Pa Da" was the brother of Senior Olympian Gladys Delaune.  He will be missed by all.  He was the Oldest Male Senior Olympian in 2009; although he had recently not been able to compete due to illness.  Click the Menu Tab at left, "IN MEMORIAM" for additional information.

ICONIC SENIOR OLYMPIAN LOU REICKE PASSED AWAY MAY 31, 2017

GNOSO extends to the family of Lou Reicke our deepest sympathy on his passing.  Lou was well known to not only GNOSO, but to Athletics from every walk and level from High School, to City Competition, to College Competition, to International Olympics to the National Football League at the Championship Level.  He was an acrobat, a weight lifter and a Coach, earning four NFL Super Bowl Rings with the Pittsburg Steelers.  In addition to his formidable accomplishments, Lou was a genuine pleasure to know.  A quiet man - a man of dignity - respected by all he came into contact with.  For more see the Menu Tab at Left, "IN MEMORIAM." 

RESULTS from ALL the 2017 Senior Games have been Received and Posted.  Photographs from the Games have been posted as received; however, only no Photos have been received from the Beanbag Baseball, or from the Team Dance Events.  PHOTOS WILL BE POSTED TO THE WEB-SITE IMMEDIATELY AFTER BEING RECEIVED.

EVENT RESULTS may be reviewed by visiting the Event's Web Event Page, or by using the Main Menu Tab "Results - All."  (The "Results - All" Menu Tab was conceptualized as a service to those athletes who prefer rapid "year-to-year" comparison of Results.  A SIMILAR approach is under consideration to provide year-to-year viewing of Event PHOTOS.)

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GREATER NEW ORLEANS SENIOR OLYMPICS

GREATER NEW ORLEANS Web-Site is designed for easy access to all things GNOSO and the Senior Games.  Use the applicable "Menu Tab" at left to any Event Page of interest.

If you are unable to find the answer to your question pertaining to GNOSO, please contact our web-master by clicking on this THIS LINE.


Bernice Bordelon has set 10 GNOSO Track & Field Records, more than any other woman of any age. Robert Baker has WORLD Records!

GNOSO is an organization devoted to "over-fifty" individuals; enjoy a HEALTHY LIFESTYLE and have FUN! You don't have to be a Super-Jock to participate in GNOSO Events. Oh, the Games have super-athletic events, but GNOSO serves ALL SENIORS - NOT JUST ATHLETES. We have an event to fit your life-style. Regardless of whether you are a Vince Breaux, who can Bench Press 450 pounds (as a 69-year-old) or are a 90+ year-old participant who does Washer Pitch plays Bridge, does Team Dancing or does Track & Field, we have something for you. GNOSO's goal is to get Seniors off the couch, out of the doctors offices, and into a Healthy Lifestyle, whether for the exercise, or for the social values of being around other Seniors. We are an all-volunteer staff (except the Program Director), dedicated to presenting the best that Louisiana has to offer in Senior Olympics.

UPDATES:
FOR A COMPLETE EXPLANATION of the Status of the Site, see the Menu Tab at left, "Site Status." 

 

Remember, Life Begins at 50!

MISSION: GNOSO's Mission is to provide seniors over the age of 50, quality venues to participate in a variety of athletic, recreational and social activities, all of which promote wellness and an active lifestyle.

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