Tiptoe to Tulalip
For Christmas, a group of bowlers travelled by bus to Tulalip Resort Casino (Marysville, WA).
See anyone you recognize?
The bowling green in December
Taken on Thursday, December 5. The snow didn’t affect the turnout for bridge.
Stanford Residents Spring 2013
Organized by Ben Thomas
Kathleen Motley supervising the delivery.
Trevor Motley assisting providing guidance.
Okko Korvemaker has still “got” it.
Mick Rix watching the direction of the bowl.
David, you charmer…
Does it look correct to you John?
Diane, tell Merry this isn’t a contact sport.
I missed by “this” much.
Roberta witnesses a bowling “action” shot.
A little short on bird activity for Amy.
All dressed and ready for action, “where’s the action?”
The Official Goose Chaser
An ACTION shot of Amy on duty November 10.
Putting the Green to Bed October 1
Looks like a whole lot of standing around here.
That’s better, Jack gets things done.
“Is this a government job?”
David’s happy face.
How’s the coffee Joe?
Thanks Andy for joining PLBC. This is how we treat all our novices. Work, work, work.
Don’t let those dirty knees fool you.
Martin showing Don how to make the sanding machine go.
The supervisory staff.
Cleaning up the gardens too, good job Terry and Anne.
Very, very interesting.
Another other Sandy?
Hey Carol, looks fun.
Ben taking special care of the roses, leaving Ruby cleaning up.
Chris cleaning up the mess left behind by Sandi.
Ruby “Adopting” some bowls.
Meanwhile in the kitchen, Vicki prepares roast beef sandwiches for the crew.
Who let her in the kitchen, clean gloves, not gardening gloves.
Jeanette showing Hilary how to “unlay” the tables.
Hilary is a quick study. Is she up by two Mick?
Awards Dinner, September 30
This is Clive’s last year as Games Chair: Sad or…
Elated!!! Actually he was presented with a water bottle. He’s presented many but never received one.
Ladies’ Novice Singles and Zone Champion Merry Danarti
Men’s Novice Singles Barry Conn
Club Ladies’ Singles Jan MacNaughton
Club Men’s Singles Rick Dolley
Men’s League Dave Cole
Club Mixed Pairs Lennie Jarrett and Mick Banks
Jack & Jill Keith Baker and Kate Wilson
Mixed Pairs Trophy League Anne and Geoff Holland
MacNaughton Ladies’ Pairs Sandi Mitchell and Jan MacNaughton
MacNaughton Men’s Pairs Rick Dolley and Keith Baker
Club Mixed Triples Stu MacNaughton, Frankie Stemler and Jerry Blumfeld
Mixed Triples Tophy League Olaf Skjelbred, Gord Campbell and Olga Quinlan
Battle of the Sexes, Alas, the men won it AGAIN!!!
Club Ladies’ Triples: Sandi Mitchell, Bev Beaith, Janie Worel
Club Men’s Triples John Schofield, David Croot, Larry Lirrette
Club Mixed Fours Alan Brunskill, Ruby Bishop Ryan, Tex Gooding, Carolyn Russell
Zone Mixed Pairs – Powell River Sep 14/15
Geoff & Anne Holland and Stu & Jan MacNaughton represented our club.
Stu marking down the score
Jack and Jill, September 20-22
All the following won their four games and so final relative positions were decided on ends won and number of shots.
Winners – Kate Wilson & Keith Baker
2nd Place – Dianne Proctor & Jim Muir
3rd Place – Kathleen Arthorne & (Gary Robinson)
4th Place – (Pat Goodwin) & Mick Rix
5th Place – Sandra Taylor & Ron Davis
6th Place Carol Bucyk & Ric Dolley
George Gibson Trophy sponsored by George Gibson and Nicklen, Roy & MacKay Coast Realty Group, 4 & 5th September
First Overall and First in B Draw – Tom Renton, Emily Lawson & Hiroshi Kawaguchi (Nanaimo)
(George Gibson & Aaron Nicklen presenters)
First in A Group – Ken & Carol Bucyk & Rick Dolley
Second in A Group – Gary Robinson, Lynn Chwartacki & Jim Paterson
Third in A Group – Bill Davenport, Harry Jackson & Carol Chapman (Qualicum)
Fourth in Group A – Jake & Elaine Van Kooten, (Rinnie Hoestra) (Poert Alberni)
First in B Group – Dave Cole, Keith & Cheryl Baker
Third in B Group – Art & Jeannette Ferguson, Jon Landsdowne
Fourth in B Group – Brenda & Wayne Edwards, Denis Ethier
Club Fours, 9 September
Group A, First place – Alan Brunskill, Ruby Bishop-Ryan, Tex Gooding & Carolyn Russell.
(Brad McCarthy of Oceanside Wine Works presenter).
Group A, Second place – Kate Wilson, (David Perry), Francine Brunskill & Lorraine Maxwell
Group A, Third place – Pat Kelly, Jeannette Ferguson, Ed Russell & Janie Worel
Group B, First place – Jon Landsdowne, Chris Fereday, Cheryl Baker & Sheila Crease
Group B, Second Place – Geoff Holland/Mick Banks, Diane Cruickshank, Dorothy Johnson & Chris Lethbridge
Group C, First place – Claire Atchison, Ron Davis, Marian Whitney & Terry Chappell
Group C, Second place – Gary Robinson, Kathleen Arthorne, Frankie Stemmler & Susan Ethier
Group D, First place – Martin Fereday, Praiwan Davis, (Doreen Nordontoft) & Joe Arthur
Last game winners, presented with a bottle of wine each by sponsor Brad of Oceanside Wine Works
Club Singles, 21-23 August
Ladies Champion – Jan MacNaughton,with presenter Pat Kelly.
Ladies Finalists – Jan MacNaughton and Chris Fereday
Mens Champion – Rick Dolley
Mens Finalists – The two Ricks, Dolley and Britz. (Rick Britz was Champ in 2000. Look out for him again in 2026)
Shades of Pink/Ladies Day, 14th August
Club Novice Singles, 6 & 7th August
Ladies and Mens Novice Champs – Merry Danarti & Barry Conn
Ladies Champ & Runner-up – Merry Danarti & Diane Cruikshank
Mens Champ & Runner-up – Barry Conn & Bros Brosnikoff
BC Day, August 5
Club Mens and Ladies Triples, August 3 & 4
Mens Winners – Larry Lirette, John Schofield, David Croot.
(Martin Fereday and Anne Holland – organizers)
Mens Second Place – Ed Russell, Gil Simpson, Chris Wood
Mens Third Place – Mick Banks, Jim Paterson, Rob Matthews
Ladies Winners – Janie Worel, Sandi Mitchell, Bev Beaith.
Ladies Second Place – Doreen Nordentoft, Praiwan Davis, Lennie Jarrett
Ladies Third Place – Bobbi Cyr, Anita Wood, Jean Roberts
Following a couple of hours of intensive training the Men triumphed over the Ladies in the annual three-team, three-ender finale. Here are some rivetting shots illustrating the intensity of the competition. Words are not necessary, nor desirable.
PLBC Open Mens and Ladies Triples July 27 & 28
First Place Mens Group A. Jim, Stu and Keith. Don Livingstone presenter.
Second Place Mens Group A. Qualicum’s Bill Davenport, Harry Jackson & Bryan Salmon
Third Place Mens Group A. Nanaimo’s Tom Renton, Dean Thompson & Myron Michio.
First Place Ladies Group A. Sandi flanked by Gloria and Lynne.
Second Place Ladies Group A. Barb, Bobbi & Roberta.
Third Place Ladies Group A. Courtenay’s Pat Cutt flanked by Melie Ursulom & Irene Whitehead.
First Place Mens Group B. Nanaimo’s Ken Welwood, Vern Hagstrom & Keith McMann.
Second Place Mens Group B. Namaimo’s Jimmy Muller supported by Peter MacLachlan and Ed Bryce.
First Place Ladies Group B. Nanaimo’s Anne Ashdown, Kathleen Sherry & Mary Mulligan.
Second Place Ladies Group B. Nanaimo’s Trish Higgs, May MacKay & June Meaning.
Photos of winners for Groups C and D not available
Club Mixed Pairs July 13 and 14
First place early draw – Ruby Bishop-Ryan and Andy Cruikshank
Second place early draw – John Schofield and Merry Danarti
Third place early draw – Rob Matthews and (Doreen Nordentoft).
First place winners late draw, and overall winners – Mick Banks and Lennie Jarrett
Second place late draw – Praiwan Davis and (Dave Cole).
Third place late draw – Bill Jarrett and (Jan MacNaughton).
What Bill does when he’s not bowling. This was a 52 pounder!!
PLBC Open Mixed Pairs, 5-7 July
Winners Group A and Overall – Duncan Burke & Sandi Mitchell
Second Group A – Pat & Gwen Kelly
Third Group A – Gil Simpson & Janys Milne
Winners Group B – Keith Baker & Kate Wilson
Second Group B – Alan Brunskill & Roberta Stets
Winners Group C – Vern Hagstrom & Kathleen Sherry
Second Group C – Jack & Debbie Lawrence
Winners Group D – Martin & Chris Fereday
Second Group D – Stu & Jan MacNaughton
Canada Day/War Amps celebration, July 1
Chris Burger, Parksville Mayor, once again starts the action.
Some of the winners with Julian Wan Telfer representing the War Amps
Either Sandi has shrunk or Julian has grown since the following 2009 picture
Tenderfoot Open at PLBC, June 29
Overall Winners – Chuck Rogerson, May Mackay, Marian Wallace (Nanaimo)
1st Place early draw – Ed Bryce, Denise Barrass,Vern Hagstrom, (Nanaimo)
2nd Place early draw – Ken & Diana Olenick, Denis Ethier
3rd Place early draw – Hilary Landsdowne, Keith & Ann Gibson
2nd Place late draw – Geoff Woollatt, Doreen Nordentoft, Bo Jenson,
3rd Place late draw – Vera Gebhardt, Nancy Blue (Qualicum), Lorraine Maxwell (Parksville)
Seasoil Classic, June 7-9
Winners, Event A – German Santana, Craig Wilson & Mel Eccles
Second, Event A – Stu MacNaughton, Jim Muir & Rick Dolley
Third, Event A – Rick Quibell, Vern Greenhill & Bill Davenport
Third, Event A – Team Hiren Bhartu
First, B Event – Gil Simpson, Bill Mills, Peter Z
Second, B Event – Jack Lawrence, Geoff Holland, Mick Banks
Third, B Event – Jim Paterson, Brian Michell, Scott Prior
Third, B Event – Team Jimmy Mueller
On the green, in the clubhouse & around
Club Mixed Triples, June 1 and 2.
First Place. early draw – Debbie Lawrence, Keith Baker, Jerry Whitney
Second Place, early draw – Chris Wood, Lucille Picard, Londie Hayes
Third Place, early draw – Keith Mannister, Cheryl Baker, Barry Conn
First Place, late draw, and overall Trophy winners – Stu MacNaughton, Frankie Stemler, Jerry Blumfald
Second place,late draw – (Olav Skjelbred), Jeanette Ferguson, John Winklemen
Third Place, late draw – Mick Banks, Dianna Olenick,( Larry Lirette)
Bowlympics, May 20
Gold Medal Winners (and Speed Trial Winners), Brenda Edwards, Keith Gibson and Joe Arthur
Silver Medal Winners, Cheryl Baker, Pat Kelly and Ted Oledzki
Bronze Medal Winners, Anne Holland, Ken Olenick and Georgina Philip
Re-living the games
Opening Day, April 21
Parksville’s Mayor Chris Burger was on hand to participate in the first Sunday draw of the new season. PLBC President Pat Kelly makes the introductions to a good turnout of members.
Pat instructs Chris in the basics. You put your left leg in….
Good bowl – he’s a natural!!
So I said to the greenkeeper…….
A miscellaneous selection.
And a good time was had by all. The victors and the runners-up at the end of their game.
Volunteer of the year award
Mick Banks was recently presented with the North Island and Powell River Volunteer of the Year Award for 2012 by Jim Aitken, President of Bowls BC.
Garage Sale 13 April
Ron makes one last check.
Upgraded Clubhouse and Workshop
Exterior photos showing upgrades to the “sun room” and to the attached workshop, ready for the start of a new season. Good job Mick!!!