2022 CELEBRATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY: We started the day with the Awards Ceremony. Award winners for 2022: Volunteer of the Year-MARY PRICE, Ken Howard Spirit Award-SHELLY QUARLES, Female Athlete of the Year-Annette Burch, Male Athlete of the YEAR (tie) ROBERT BATES and DAVID GRAY. Distinguished Service Award-GANDY-BROWN VFW POST 4588. Distinguished Service Award-JACKIE CONNER (26 years of service to the NORTHWEST LOUISIANA SENIOR GAMES), Hazel Gay Memorial Torch Award-FRED WALTERS. Congratulations to all our award winners. You helped make this 30th year a big success  We finished the day with a DELICIOUS lunch 0f pulled pork sandwich, variety of baked beans, potato salad and dessert. Thanks to preparers Marilyn Creswell, and Linda and Lionel Brangham. We’ve never had a let-down when these guys bring food! I want to thank everyone who helped me this year. Duane