Our Speaker for the November 8th meeting:
We have our speaker for November 8th. She is Mary Schade and Mary not only lives in Arlington, she lives within walking distance of our Knights of Columbus HQ.
Mary is 71, participates in Senior Olympics and plays on not one but two soccer teams. This summer, she won her age group in the ‘Alcatraz Escape from the Rock’ swim, which was written up in the Sun Gazette. The water was cold and choppy but, she says, “I was pretty sure I would make it to shore.” That was 1-½ miles away, incidentally.
Growing up in Los Angeles, Mary attended Catholic girls’ high schools and was thus able to play in many sports, in spite of the pre-Title IX era. Mary’s daughters attended Yorktown here in Arlington.
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The Better Sports Club of Arlington is a nonprofit community organization founded in 1957 “to promote useful citizenship through the medium of sports.” The Better Sports Club is dedicated to serving Arlington, Virginia's youth and to fostering the principle of fair play, good sportsmanship, a competitive spirit, tolerance and friendship.
Club membership is open to women and men over the age of 18 who share the club’s goals, without regard to race, religion, ethnicity or personal orientation.