Fabulous after 60? Fit folks needed for Austin 60 Strong calendar

Two local physician networks are looking for fit folks tohighlight in their Austin 60 Strong calendar.


Know a senior who’d look good in a calendar?

Two local physician networks are looking for a dozen fit and inspirational Central Texas residents, ages 60 to 69, to feature in the 2019 Austin 60 Strong calendar.

Contestants will be judged on their health, fitness, wellness, community involvement and volunteerism. A panel of judges will select 12 winners who exemplify how life after age 60 can be a positive, vibrant and active time.

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In addition to appearing in the Austin 60 Strong calendar, winners will be honored with a kick-off party, a professional photo shoot and compensation for their modeling time.

Anyone age 18 or older can nominate someone. Enter online at www.Austin60strong.com by Aug. 15 or download an application form and mail it, along with a 200-word essay, head shot and full-length photo, to: Connected Senior Care Advantage, Attn: 60 Strong Contest, 4515 Seton Center Parkway, Suite 250, Austin, TX 78759. Mailed entries must be postmarked by Aug. 10.

Winners will be notified by Aug. 27, and must be available Sept. 13-15. For more information email 60Strong@ConnectedSeniorcare.com.

Proceeds from calendar sales will benefit Capital City Village, a virtual community of seniors committed to aging in place and community while maintaining healthy and active lifestyles.


Author: Pam LeBlanc

Pam LeBlanc writes about fitness and travel for the Austin American-Statesman. She has worked for the Statesman since 1998 and written her weekly fitness column, Fit City, since 2004.

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