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Seniors strike up a 'Wii' bit of fun

Published: Wednesday, May 13 2009 12:00 a.m. MDT

Columbus Senior Center team Karl Meyer, left, Bev DeSpain, director Penny Meyer, Alice McDonald and Patty Jones cheer during a senior citizen Wii bowling tournament at the River's Bend Senior Center in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. The event was open to all senior citizens and is expected to become an annual event. Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon kicked off the event.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Columbus Senior Center team members Karl Meyer, Bev DeSpain, director Penny Meyer, Alice McDonald and Patty Jones cheer during a senior citizen Wii bowling tournament at River's Bend Senior Center in Salt Lake City Tuesday. River's Bend resident Joe Ross bowls during the event. The tournament was open to all senior citizen centers and is expected to become an annual event. Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon kicked off the event. The Nintendo Wii bowling system has become a bit hit at senior centers.

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