Members of the Friends of Monegasque Elders (Amicale des Aînés Monégasques), residents of the Hector Otto Foundation, members of the Club Le Temps de Vivre and beneficiaries of Maintien à Domicile (Home Support) took part in the first edition of the Seniors’ Games at Espace Léo Ferré on Wednesday, October 11.
The afternoon, organised by the Town Council of Monaco and orchestrated especially by the Social Actions Service department, brought together competition and conviviality. The gathering was also punctuated by several performances of Doll’s Star.
After a lunch in the Espace Léo Ferré atrium, followed by the opening ceremony and a speech by Mayor Georges Marsan, the 72 participants competed in three disciplines: pétanque, darts and belote, a card game.
Although the team of the Hector Otto Foundation won in darts and pétanque, the Amicale des Aînés Monégasques triumphed in belote. and had the highest number of points overall to pickup the Winners’ Trophy.
The awards were given in the presence of bMayor Marsan and elected officials Camille Svara, Jacques Pastor, Henri Doria, Chloé Boscagli Leclercq, Karyn Ardisson Salopek and Claude Bollati.