August 28, 2009
I have to say that my experience throughout my entire involvement with the 2009 National Senior Games / NSGA was exceptional. I had the privelege and the honor of announcing the swimming events portion of the Games for 5 days straight. It was, to say the very least, exhilerating!!! It must've taken me 2-3 days to come down to Earth from such a memorable and special experience. To witness heats of swimmers / competitors in their 90', 80', 70's, 60's and 50's was truly amazing and exciting. And, to see the enthusiastic encouragement, joy, the cheerful exuberance and support of the community at large for one another brought me to tears in many a deeply heartfelt moment. We were inspired by a wonderful couple, a pastor and her husband. She is legally blind and he is her steadfast support / cheerleader, as she swam and competed in 3 events during the course of days. I got to work with friends as a team, as well as, other wonderful Volunteers. Thanks, so very much to the 2009 National Senior Games, to Ann Cribbs, to Bonnie Luftig and her stalwart team for their dedication and good works in putting this 'party' on; job well done. Congratulations, one and all!!!
Kindest regards -
David "The Announcer Guy" Wierdsma
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
In being actively involved with the 2009 National Senior Games, participating as a Volunteer.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
The people, across the board, and working with everyone I worked with. And, operating in the capacity of announcing swimming events for the 2009 National Senior Games.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
AWESOME! A real delight to work with, all along the way.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
Volunteer & Swimming events announcer -5 days - full program.