River Tarts, front row from left: Candice Provaznik, Nannett Shovea, Joanne Maly, Andy Mazloom, Marissa Pavlus, Linda Frank, Linda Heistman, Barbara Getty, Janis Atkinson. Back row: Greg D’Hemmecourt, Jillian Manion, Blanch Town, Kathleen Brannon, Joni Dyer, Eileen Visser, Pete Mazloon, Patty Foley, Kathy Queen, Ann Brewer, Tiffany Kivien, Celia Evans.
by Linda Heistman
This week, my focus isn’t on the SHARP program, although it does show that seniors can be a force to be reckoned with!
On Saturday, August 8, a group of mainly Town of Webb area residents won first place in the St. Lawrence Dragon Boat Challenge on the St. Lawrence River in Waddington, NY, in a race between 15 other boats.
According to the event’s website, “Dragon boat racing is the one of the fastest growing sports in the world and the most fun, unique cultural event featuring adrenaline-pumping action. Teams of 20 paddlers, a drummer and steerer race in authentic, 46-foot-long dragon boats. All skill levels and physiques can paddle, making it the ultimate team-building sport, requiring synchronicity and finesse, more than power to win.” Continue reading