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March 27, 2014

Rudy's Tigers still have a growl

Remaining members of fitness group aging, but still on the go


As far as women go, few could match the endurance of Lucinda Nolet. She was sister to all, except when it came to a workout. First came the exercises, then the two-mile walk to Bradford, before stopping at the coffee shop. They’d split a multigrain muffin to keep the calorie count in check.

The very first issue of “Tiger Tales” is dated May, 1968. Rudy Valenzi’s memory is etched inside those pages.

One notice had him reaching out to all the “dropouts” of the fitness world, those who appeared drained by the activity. He wrote, “The picture of good health requires a happy frame of mind. Get a workout in and it’ll make your day. Be the Tiger that you can be.”

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