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Town and Snap Fitness offer Weight Loss Challenge


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Now that New Year’s has come and gone, the motivation to stick with those resolutions may be fading. This year, the Town of Davidson has partnered with Snap Fitness to help local residents stay on track and lose those unwanted holiday pounds with an 8-week Lose Weight, Feel Great Challenge. Read the full story

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Weight-lifting honors for 61-year-old Shelley Witkin


EDITOR’S NOTE: The following originally appeared in Brenda Barger’s Dec. 3, 2009, Around Davidson column.

Shelley Witkin earned a first place medal in Weightlifting Competition last month.

Shelley Witkin earned a first place medal in weightlifting competition last month.

By BRENDA BARGER
DavidsonNews.net

Most of us can “pinch an inch” – especially after all the turkey feasting last week.  Not Shelley Witkin. No extra inches on this 61-year-old Davidson resident who traveled to York, Pa., last month to compete in the USA American Masters Weightlifting Competition.  For her age group (60-65) and weight class (53 kg), Shelley broke the record in the Clean and Jerk class and tied the record in the Snatch.  Returning home to the St. Alban’s neighborhood with her medal prompted a visit by DavidsonNews.net.

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