The Duneland YMCA
Seniors were pleased to celebrate Marguerite Domsic’s 100th birthday
recently at a party in her honor in the Community Room. They provided an
amazing carry-in luncheon in Marguerite’s honor, and a beautiful birthday
cake was donated by Symphony of Chesterton.
lived in Chesterton for more than fifty years. Prior to moving here, she
lived in Gary. She spent her career working as a librarian in both
communities. Marguerite has been a Y member for many years. She started
participating in exercise classes when Florence Dresh was instructing the
Building Fit Friends class in the 90’s. Marguerite still comes to Building
Fit Friends three times a week and stays socially active, attending the many
activities offered at the Y’s Senior Center.
“I’m thankful to
have been a regular part of the Duneland Y for so many years,” Domsic said.
“I’ve met so many friends here. Regular exercise is an important part of
helping me stay active and healthy at my age.”
The Duneland Family
YMCA Senior Center is open Monday-Friday, from 10:15 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
and offers a wide variety of activities such as “Drawing Fun,” bingo, book
reviews, movies and more.
designed specifically for active older adults include Building Fit Friends,
Silver Sneakers, Silver Sneakers Cardio Circuit and Zumba Gold. Everyone is
welcome in the Senior Center, so feel free to stop by the Y and get
involved. Make new friends, stay fit and have fun!
The YMCA, at 215
Roosevelt St., is open 7 days a week. For more information about membership,
programs or services, stop in, call, or visit online at
The Duneland Y, a
United Way of Porter County Partner Agency, has been serving the Duneland
communities for more than 50 years, focusing on youth development, healthy
living and social responsibility.