Xmas Party, December 15
Some of the fascinating members who were in attendance.
Putting the green to bed, October 1
Sun room renovations, September/October
Stanford Place residents' visits
Following is a selection of pictures taken during the course of the season on those days when some of the Stanford Place residents once again tried their hand at bowling, under the watchful eyes of PLBC volunteers.
Awards Dinner, October 1
Appreciation to Vicki Banks for all her hard work in the kitchen during the season. Mick was also quite busy, as usual, in getting things done elswhere around the club. Thanks to both.
The 2012 games committee, led by Clive Arthorne; thanks to all for your time-consuming efforts in preparing for and ensuring the tournaments ran smoothly.
Alan, Mick, Clive, Gloria, Anne & David
Mens singles champion - Stu MacNaughton - N/A.
Ladies singles champion - Sandra Mitchell - N/A
MacNaughtons Mens pairs winners - Mick Banks (and Rick Britz) andMacNaughtons Ladies pairs winners -Chris Fereday and Carol Bucyk
Club mixed pairs tournament - Sandra Mitchell & Larry Lirette
Club mens triples winners - Pat Kelly, (Dave Perry), Ryan Uchman
Ladies triples winners - (Sheila Schofield, Ruby-Bishop Ryan), Janys Thomas/Anita Woods
Club mixed triples tournament - Jim Muir, (Joe Campbell), Marian Whitney
Mixed triples trophy league - (Gary Robinson), Ryan Uchman, (Ruby Bishop-Ryan)
Mixed pairs trophy league - Mick and Vicki Banks
Mens novice singles champion - Ted Oledski
Ladies novice singles champion - Terry Chapell - N/A
75+ league - Edie Jaques
Mens league - Bill Jarrett
Ladies league - Anita Woods - N/A
Jack and Jill - Winners - Chris Fereday (and Keith Baker)
8 - Ender pins - Chris Fereday (and Jim Patterson)
9 - Ender pins - Tex & Mavis Gooding, (and Harry Rose)
- Wayne Edwards, Bob Mascho (and Brian Michell)
Wind-up Tournament, September 29
Early draw - winners - Sandi Mitchell, (Ruby Bishop-Ryan) Bill Jarrett
Early draw - second place - Wayne Edwards, Dianne Proctor, (John Larner). Clive presenting.
Early draw - third place - Brenda Edwards, (Francine Brunskill, Jerry Whitney). Not sure why Keith Smith is in the picture - but you're always welcome in any pic Keith.
Late draw - winners - Art Ferguson, Ken Bucyk, Pat Stocker
Late draw - second place - Keith Terlson, Kathleen Arthorne, Ed Russell
Late draw - third place - (Peter Zboyovski), Harry Rose, Dee Ryan
Sages analysing the season's bowling
Club Jack and Jill Tournament, Sep. 21-23
Winners - Chris Fereday & Keith Baker
Second place - Martha Pow/Olga Quinlan (& Oliver Fabris)
Third place - Edie Jacques & Keith Mannister/Chris Wood
Fourth place - Flo Muir & Martin Fereday
And finally, Pat the birthday boy blows out his candles.
Ladies in the River, 19 September
Trip to Tulalip Resort/Casino, September
Barb tries to convince Bill gambling is better than fishing.
After 35 years together Sandy and Peter are still smiling.
Oh Peter, I can't believe you said that!
Planning session in progress
Annual Friendly Match with Qualicum Beach, 28 August
Winning PLBC President Pat Kelly accepting trophy from Willie Odendaal
Club Singles, 23 & 24 August
Mens Champion - Stu McNaughton, Pat Kelly presenter.
Ladies Champion - Sandi Mitchell
Champions with runners-up Geoff Holland & Kate Wilson
Shades of Pink/Ladies Day, 15th August
In addition to the selection posted below an additional 500+ photos may be viewed, courtesy of Gloria Wilcox, by clicking here.
Part 1 - Zumba
Part 2 - The Games, participants and spectators.
Part 3 - The Lunch, preparers & consumers.
Part 4 - Post-Lunch Activities, including presentations to winners of Marnie Rose Bowl.
Club Novice Singles, 7 & 8th August
2012 Novice Participants
Mens Champion - Ted Oledzki, with Pat Kelly
Ladies Champion - Terry Chapell
Ladies and Mens Novice Champs 2012
BC Day, August 6
Competition winners - Anne Gibson, Bill Mills, Martha Pow
BowlsBC CashBowl Mixed Triples at Qualicum Beach August 6
Overall Winners - Keith Terlson, Lynn Chwartacki, Scott Prior
Overall Second - Sandi Mitchell, Gloria Wilcox, Ron Davis
Third place - Mick Banks, Rick Britz, Cheryl Baker
Club Mens and Ladies Triples, August 2 & 3
Mens winners - Pat Kelly, Dave Perry, Ryan Uchman
Mens Second Place - Mick Banks, Ken Olenick, Gord Campbell
Mens Third Place - Wayne Edwards, Brian Michell, Bob Mascho
Ladies Winners - Sheila Schofield, Ruby Bishop-Ryan, Janys Milne/Anita Woods
Ladies Second Place - Nell Thomson. Lucille Picard, Anne Novak
Ladies Third Place - Brenda Edwards, Pat Goodwin, Lennie Jarrett
Following months of secret training the Men were triumphant over the Ladies in the three-team, three-ender finale - despite the usual attempts to intimidate.
Parksville Mens and Ladies Open Triples, July 29 & 30
Ladies Winners A - Maureen Hanright, Liz Pendleton, Kay MacIntire
Mens Winners A -Vern Greenhill, Rick Quibell, Archie Harris
Ladies Second A - Janet Taylor, Kate Wilson, Sandra Metcalfe
Mens Second A - Wayne Edwards, Gil Simpson, Art Ferguson
Ladies Third A - Robin Forrest, Anne Grist, Elaine Van Kooten
Mens Third A - Jimmy Muller, George Gibson, Eric Spauling
Ladies Fourth A - Cheryl Baker, Carol Bucyk, Lyn Chwartacki
Mens Fourth A - Oliver Fabris, Pat Kelly, John Larner, Don Livingstone presenter.
Ladies Winners B - Joyce Piercey, Leone King, Carol Chapman
Mens Winners B - Myron Mishio, Keth McMann, Vern Hagstrom
Mens Second B - Gavin Reid, Ken Davies, John Eyre
Ladies and Men Winners Group
Jack Lawrence, our greenskeeper, who, with his army of volunteer helpers, makes it all possible.
Mens Winners C - Ron Davis, Gary Robinson, Ryan Uchman
No other photos of this event available.
Provincial Singles, July 13 - 16 July
Mens Singles -Gold - Steve Santana, Silver - Christie Grahame, Bronze - Steve's Dad, German Santana
Ladies Singles - Gold - Josephine Lee, Silver - Rita Patterson, Bronze - Katlyin Brierly
Some spectator shots
Port Alberni Mens and Ladies Pairs, July 11 & 12
Mens Winners - Alan Brunskill and Keith Baker.
PALBC President Jake vanKooten presented the shield.
Second place - Art Ferguson & Oliver Fabris.
Third place - Vern Hagstrom & Ed Bryce
Fourth place - John Badger & John Schofield
Third place Ladies Group A - Brenda Edwards & Anne Holland
Overall (Group A) winners, Mens and Ladies - Alan and Keith with Courtenay's Pat Cutt and friend.
Open Mixed Pairs, July 6, 7 & 8
Winners A event & overall - Nanaimo's Tom Renton and Kathleen Sherry.
Second A event - Courtenay's Archie & Linda Harris
Third A event - Courtenay's Vern Greenhill & Melie Ursalum
First B event - Nanaimo's Rick Quibell & Mary Mulligan
Second B event - Martin & Chris Fereday
First C event - Nanaimo's Vern Hagstrom & Kate Wilson
First D event - Mick Rix & Lucille Picard
Canada Day/War Amps Celebration, July 1
Julian showing his Dad how it's done.
Julian's Dad having a go.
Pat presents cheque to Julian Wan Telfer for War Amps
Pat finally cuts the cake.
Open Tenderfoot 30 June
Played under atrocious conditions. Kudos to all who participated.
First in early flight and Winners Overall - Ken Bucyk, Rick Dolley, Lennie Jarrett
First in late flight - Ann Novak, Ed Russell, John Winkleman
Second in late flight - Vern Hagstrom, Ed Bryce, May Mackay (Nanaimo)
Second in early flight - Gord Norrad, Rosemary Montree, Lorna Setter (Courtenay)
Third in late flight - Carol Bucyk, Doreen Nordentoft, (Bob Hollier). Doreen also won the prize for the wettest player.
Third in early flight - John Larner, Jerry Whitney, (Susan Paterson).
Mixed Pairs Evening League, May/June, final playoff.
Overall trophy winners Mick and Vicki Banks
Port Alberni Interclub at Parksville, 27 June
Winning club President Pat Kelly accepting the trophy from Jake Van Kooten ,President of the Port Alberni Club).
Club Mixed Pairs, June 9 & 10th
First Place Late Draw & Overall Winners - Sandi Mitchell (and Larry Lirette)
First Place Early Draw - Lynne Britz & Oliver Fabris
Second Place Late Draw - Diana Olenick and (Brian Michell).
Second Place Early Draw - Mick Banks and Lucille Picard
Third Place Late Draw - Clive Arthorne & Bobby Cyr
Third Place Early Draw - Lynn Chwartacki & Keith Baker
Seasoil Classic, June 1,2 & 3.
Winners Group A - Ryan Uchman, Gary Robinson, Keith Baker
Second place Group A - Oliver Fabris, Stu McNaughton, Jim Muir
Third place Group A - Ron Davis, Alan Brunskill, Martin Fereday
First place Group B -Ed Bryce,Tom Renton, George Gibson (Nanaimo)
Second place Group B - George Machin, Doug Ives, John Wilson (Qualicum)
Third place Group B - Mick Banks, Pat Kelly, Ken Bucyk
Following is an assortment of action shots taken during the last day of the tournament
Derek & Janet Shandley Mixed Triples, Nanaimo, May 5 & 6th.
Third place - Rick & Lynn Britz, Mick Banks, with Nanaimo Bowling Club President Janet Taylor.
(Photo courtesy of Nanaimo Bowling Club web site)
Opening Day 22 April
Parksville Mayor Chris Burger was in attendance to throw the first bowl of the season.
St Patrick's day celebrations
And finally, 'tis the man himself!!!
PLBC in Portugal
A group ofPLBC members travelled to Portugal where they were challenged by the local UK expatriate community to take on the best bowlers that the UK had to offer. Apparently Nel was outstanding and the group as a whole left a lasting impression, both on and off the green.
The greenkeeper preparing for the next tournament
They do say the carne de porco a alentejana is really good
PLBC in Oz
Chris Lethbridge took the following twopics in Western Australia at a place called Geraldton. There are three greens - nobody was playing that day because it was deemed too hot at 42 degrees C - but what a fantastic facility!