And the Winners Are…..
The Parksville Lawn Bowling Club wrapped up its outdoor season on Sunday, September 24th with a lovely meal, and lively banter courtesy of our m.c., Mick Banks. The club handed out the hardware (bag tags and trophies) in a number of categories for all the different events, tournaments and leagues that were run this year. The following is a summary of what happened with our players on home turf and at different clubs throughout the North Island.
Bowlympics, sponsored by RBC on May 22. Gold medal winners were Peter Scott, David Van Rooyen
, Robbie Thomas and Pam Pratt. The Silver medalists were Andy Burton, Avril Adamson, Bob Merrell and Pam Smith. Bronze was earned by Ken Olenick, Bros Brosnikoff, Pam Oldfield and Paul McGrath.
Club Mixed Triples sponsored by Cutting Edge Trophies, July 5th. Rick Dolley, Athol Trickett and Robbie Thomas.
Jack & Jill July 19 & 20: Aase McMullin and Keith Terlson
Ferguson Exteriors Open Men’s and Women’s Triples July 29 & 30th: Mike Kelly, Bill Burgess, Don Urquhart and Diane Cruickshank, Kathleen Motley, Fay St. Marie.
Thrifty Foods Mix
ed Pairs August 12: Carol and Ken Bucyk
Norma Antrim Club Ladies Novice Singles August 5 & 6: Pam Oldfield
Club Ladies Intermediate Singles August 5 & 6: Jo-Anne Merrell
Computec Engraving Club Men’s Novice Singles August 5 & 6: Bob Ashton
Club Intermediate Men’s Singles August 5 & 6: Bob Merrell (bag tag)
PS Pharmasave Club Men’s and Women’s Singles August 12 & 13: Peter Scott and Carol Bucyk
Bob and Betty Benton Trophy Pairs: Bill Burgess and Roberta Stets
Cut Throat Seasons A & B: Mike Kelly and Bob Ashton
Battle of the Sexes September 20 & 21. The coveted Salmon Can Trophy went to the men this year. Andrew Adamson & Bob Merrell accepted the Gloria Wilcox Men’s Triples Trophy on behalf of their winning team. Trevor Motley and Murray Sinclair were unable to attend.
Twisted Triples: Chris and Martin Fereday with Janet Harding
Scotch Pairs: Kathleen Motley & Trevor Motley
District Medals: Men’s Novice Singles: Bob Ashton. Men’s Intermediate Singles: Bob Merrell
District Pairs: Ken and Carol Bucyk
Thanks to all who made the wrap up dinner such a lovely evening; Chuck for his photos, Lynn, Vicky and all the kitchen people who created a very scrumptious meal and floral arrangements for the table, Mick as m.c., our bartenders, the club members who came out for the evening and all who have played throughout the year, the groundskeepers…you were outstanding in creating an absolutely beautiful green for 2023, and all of our sponsors. I look forward to seeing you on the green in 2024.