Twenty-six Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters swimmers in the team’s Platinum Club, are proving the current research that regular exercise for seniors leads to healthier and more productive lives. The seniors swim regularly with the swim program. The swimmers range in age from 75 to 95.
The Platinum swimmers were honored by their team during the month of May. The swimmers were presented with special certificates and recognized at the workouts. The elite group of swimmers are an inspiration to their teammates.
The Platinum Club members include Sara Jane Clouse, 95, Verne Scott, 92, Sissy Mutzner, 88, Bob Garretson, 84, ML Chandler, 82, Cathy McDonald, 80, Toni Wivell, 80, Phil Reiss, 80, Hank Russell, 80, Dennis Honeychurch, 79, Judy Dean, 78, Lolly Owens, 78, Jerry Nielsen, 78, Dave Fairfield, 77, Frank Helm, 77, Karl Kleman, 76, Erv Kroeker, 76, Bill Anning, 75, Lea Wharton 75, Janet Royer, 75, Jack Ward, 75, Dick Todd, 75, and turning 75 this year, Susan White, 74, Pres Hatt, 74, Marilyn Hope, 74, and Gail Rodd, 74.