Thompson House residents take home Sr. Olympic medals

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BRATTLEBORO — On Thursday, Thompson House residents joined with other senior Olympians from around the Northeast to compete in the 2017 Senior Olympics at Applewood Rehabilitation Center in Winchester, N.H.

Events included name that tune, bowling, wheelchair races, horseshoes, and darts.

Thompson House Residents brought home the silver medal for their wins in Darts.

"It was a beautiful day, and we all competed to the best of our ability, and I took home two medals, one for darts and one for participation," said Bob Michalke. "I haven't worked this hard in years."

"This is a wonderful chance for the most able of our residents to really compete and push themselves in competition," said Thompson House Administrator Dane Rank.

"We thank Applewood and all of the contributors to this event for making such a great opportunity for our local residents."

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