With the Nova Scotia 55 Plus Games wrapping up over the weekend, the warden called the event good for the area.
The games saw 717 athletes take part in a number of events in Antigonish Town and County from August 1-3. Warden Owen McCarron the success of the games highlights the town and county’s ability to host such events and called the games a showcase for the community. There are also economic benefits, noted the warden.
The event also received a nod from the province, with Nova Scotia seniors’ minister Leo Glavine announcing $25,000 in funding for the games on August 1.