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Letters: Remembering fun at the old YMCA


November 22, 2019

Great article on the “Y”’ in the Nov. 8 issue but one important ingredient was left out. Every Friday night, come rain, snow or bitter cold, we had what was called Dri-Nite Friday. The whole gym became a dance floor with Terry and His Pirates (a high school dance band) playing beautiful music from 8 to 12. Without fail, 200 or so would always show up. It was a tradition we all enjoyed.

Of course Dri-nite meant no drinking allowed and when the band played "I’ll See You In My Dreams” everyone looked for their favorite partner to dance the final dance.

Don Siiter,

Yorba Linda, California

Cloquet High School Class of 1949


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