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Working out with the President

Posted: Tue, Aug 16, 2011 11:36 AM
(Left to right): Team Rehab's Meghan Bates, Rich Gaard and Sheila Mracek, President Barack Obama and Team Rehab's Steve Krieg

The morning exercise crowd at Team Rehab in Decorah was joined by a surprise guest Tuesday morning--President Barack Obama.

The unannounced visit came around 7:45 a.m.  The president shook hands with club members as he headed towards a morning workout.

Team Rehab co-owner Steve Krieg says Secret Service agents screened any Team Rehab member who wanted to come into the facility--but allowed them all to come in.  President Obama chatted with the people at Team Rehab and then accepted a t-shirt from the business.

Rich Gaard shows President Barack Obama around
Team Rehab members got to see the President (All photos courtesy of Caryl Larson--THANKS!)