Villa Gardens Celebrates Reopening of Fitness Center

Photo courtesy Villa Gardens Participants in a ribbon-cutting at Villa Gardens included fitness committee chair Joyce Newman (front row from left), committee co-chair Susan Heard and fitness director Kim Williams. Back: Macgregor Reid of the fitness committee, Villa Gardens Executive Director Dmitry Estrin and general contractor Charles Dusenberry.
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Participants in a ribbon-cutting at Villa Gardens included fitness committee chair Joyce Newman (front row from left), committee co-chair Susan Heard and fitness director Kim Williams. Back: Macgregor Reid of the fitness committee, Villa Gardens Executive Director Dmitry Estrin and general contractor Charles Dusenberry.

Residents at Villa Gardens Retirement Community now can boast of a modernized fitness center with equipment that caters specifically to older people.
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Boosters Club Secures Donation; Anticipates Wine Auction

Whether it’s dining out or working out, the La Cañada High School Spartan Boosters Club has it covered.
The club — which is hosting its annual Winter Wine and Spirits Auction on Saturday, Feb. 4 — recently secured a major donation of fitness equipment for the campus fitness center from an anonymous donor.

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Photo courtesy Spartans Booster Club
Trainer Ted Armstrong shows off some of the new fitness equipment donated recently by the Spartan Boosters Club.

The donation — valued at $42,000, according to the club’s publicity chair Craig Miller — included 26 indoor Star Trac spin bikes, two Precor treadmills and two Precor elliptical machines for the fitness center, which was renovated by the Boosters in 2014. The space is used by all students in grades 7-12 in their physical education classes as well as student-athletes participating in school sports programs.

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