Congratulations to Willow Valley Communities resident Art Grimm. Art has been named Honorary Chairperson for the 2017 Lancaster Senior Games.
Art Grimm has held sporting positions with local school districts, including the position of head wrestling coach at Manheim Central School District, and head football coach, physical education department chair, and athletic director in the Conestoga Valley School District. You can read more about his Conestoga Valley coaching experience in this article by Laura Thompson at LancasterOnline.
Art’s career highlights include the Arnold Fink Award for outstanding physical education educator and the Robert Rill Award of Public Service at CVHS (2015). He was inducted into the District 3 Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Conestoga Valley High School Hall of Fame in 1999. Also, he was instrumental in raising funds for Conestoga Valley’s football field.
The 2017 Lancaster Senior Games, coordinated by the Lancaster County Office of Aging, is a 5 day event and will be held May 1-5 at Spooky Nook Sports, in Manheim. Since beginning in 1989, thousands of athletes have participated in the Lancaster Senior Games. At the games, Lancaster county residents ages 55 and over participate in a variety of sporting events and recreational activities. For more information about the Lancaster Senior Games, please visit www.lancseniorgames.org . Art will be making the initial speech during the Opening Ceremonies held on Monday, May 1st between 8:45 and 9:15.
Willow Valley Communities is proud to be a Gold sponsor for the games. We will have a booth in the sponsor area on May 1st until noon. Please stop by and say hello.
Best wishes to all the senior athletes!