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Annual Parkettes Invitational gymnastics competition to be held this weekend in Allentown

Annual Parkettes Invitational gymnastics competition to be held this weekend in Allentown

You might think that after 40 years, the Parkettes Invitational meet might have lost some of its luster for Parkettes Gymnastics co-founder and coach Donna Strauss. Not so. "It's still always very exciting," Strauss said Thursday as she got ready for the training session that will solidify her gym's lineups for the 41st Parkettes Invitational, which will bring more than 1,000 gymnasts to Allentown for competition being held in the Parkettes National Training Center and Dieruff High School Friday through Sunday. "The girls get pumped up for it; maybe it's because of the history. And the teams, especially those from our region, look forward to the...

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