Mary Patrick, an employee of USD 475, has been selected by Area Agencies on Aging in Kansas to be honored as Keeping Seniors in the Game!SM first pitcher on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the 7 PM feature game of the National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series. The 83rd NBC World Series happens at Wichita’s Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
Mary Patrick was born and raised in Oakland, Tennessee, and grew up playing softball. She played various positions but most often was her team’s catcher. She now cheers for the Kansas City Royals and was especially excited when they won the World Series in 2015.
Mary loves being around and working with children. For the past three years, she has helped at-risk children at the USD 475 Early Childhood Education Center as a Foster Grandparent with the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging. Before this, she worked in retail services and also worked for USD 475 in custodial. She has volunteered and contributed to many local causes and events through her church.
Mary was nominated for the Keeping Seniors in the Game!SM honor by the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging. This group serves seniors and caregivers in Geary County and in 17 other counties in the heartland of Kansas and also publishes the Keynotes newspaper for older Kansans.
Press Release provided by Stefanie Morris of NCFHAAA.