For now, there are a dozen medals gathered in a pile on a desk at the Civic Center office of the Bartow Parks & Recreation division. Eventually, they will make their way across the street to the home of their new owner, but, for now, he’s keeping them at work.
Jim Schroder earned every one of those medals through his competition in the Polk Senior Games. Jim, who works with Parks & Recreation as a customer relations representative (his words), is 85 years old.
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