Congratulations to Superior Chamber member business and Game On! Sports 4 Girls owned by Barb Lazarus and Directed by Maria Anderson who was awarded the 2018 Rings of Gold award from the US Olympic Committee on Sept. 21!

BizWest reported that the award recognized Game On! for its dedication to “helping children develop their Olympic or Paralympic dreams and reach their highest athletic and personal potential,” according to a press release. Game On! Is also being recognized for “teaching America’s youth valuable life skills and making a positive impact” in the communities served.

The article continued by quoting Ms. Lazarus: “This honor is the highest testament to the team of women who stand behind Game On! — a team that works tirelessly to harness the power of sports to help every Game On! Girl to believe in, respect and achieve the Game On! pledge, which reads, ‘I strive to be GirlStrong — strong in body, strong in mind and strong in team. Game On!,’” Lazarus said. “On behalf of our team we thank our nominator Carol Brown and the USOC for recognizing our spirit and impact.”

Bizwest wrote that 1976 Olympic bronze medalist for rowing Carol Brown nominated Game On! for the award. “Game On! Sports 4 Girls and founder Barb Lazarus create such a positive sports and life experience for all their campers! I love working with their programs,” Brown said. To read the entire BizWest go here.