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Submitted photos More than 100 seniors participated in the Greene County Council on Aging Euchre tournament at the Greene County Fairgrounds.

Submitted photos More than 100 seniors participated in the Greene County Council on Aging Euchre tournament at the Greene County Fairgrounds.


Miriam Kemple, 96, shows off her hand during the Greene County Council on Aging Euchre tournament at the Greene County Fairgrounds.


XENIA — The Greene County Council on Aging held its fall euchre tournament at the Greene County Fairgrounds Oct. 3.

More than 100 seniors from 10 senior centers in Greene County filled the Assembly Building. Among them were Miriam Kemple of Xenia. The 96-year-old plays in the tournament every year and also plays a couple times a week at the senior centers.

The council holds two yearly tournaments, one in the spring and one in the fall. The next tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 at the fairgrounds.

Submitted photos More than 100 seniors participated in the Greene County Council on Aging Euchre tournament at the Greene County Fairgrounds.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/10/web1_Euchre-1.jpgSubmitted photos More than 100 seniors participated in the Greene County Council on Aging Euchre tournament at the Greene County Fairgrounds.

Miriam Kemple, 96, shows off her hand during the Greene County Council on Aging Euchre tournament at the Greene County Fairgrounds.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/10/web1_Euchre-2.jpgMiriam Kemple, 96, shows off her hand during the Greene County Council on Aging Euchre tournament at the Greene County Fairgrounds.