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Sammie Cherry of Wheaton, right, gets her exercise Thursday at the Wheaton Community Center's weight room. Cherry is one of hundreds of seniors in the county to join a community center since being allowed to use the weight rooms for free during the day. The program, called "Silver Sneakers," was launched in January after some seniors requested the usual $150-a-year fee be waived for them.