2016 GWBS DOUBLES TOURNAMENT
Our annual Doubles
Tournament begins Saturday,
January 9 through Sunday, January 31, weekends including two squads on
Martin L. King Day, January 18. We welcome early entries to secure your
JUNIOR PROGRAM RAFFLE WINNERS - EASTERN
1st Erskine Lattimore --Rochester, NY
2nd Jackie Davis--Baltimore, MD
3rd Hazel Cohens - Dover, DE
4th H. Williamson- Springfield, MA
5th T. J Cohen. - Charlotte, NC
6th Hiram Davis ,- Dover, DE (bowling bag)
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Congratulations to GWBS members, Arlen "Yogi"
Holmes and Billy Slater, who are the 2016 NCAUSBA Hall of Fame
inductees. For a review of their outstanding contributions to the sport
of bowling in this area, see the September 2015 issue of Bowl
Thanks to all who took the time to attend our
semi-annual meeting and awards presentation. We appreciate your support.
years President's Award was presented to Victor Pringle for his outstanding
assistance in 2014 Eastern Regional Tournament hosting projects. He was
instrumental in arranging White House visit for TNBA King Bobby and Queen
Vera and TNBA officials. He also arranged for US flags that were flown over
the US Capitol in honor of TNBA 75th Anniversary, the King and Queen, and
TNBA President Green. Congratulations, Victor.
Female Bowler of the Year, Marina Akers-Epps, was present to receive her
award. Those award
recipients who were
not present, e-mail
email@example.com to arrange
pickup of your award.
RENEW MEMBERSHIP, GET LEAGUE
sure you are eligible for TNBA/GWBS awards and tournaments by getting your
membership card early and making sure your league is TNBA certified. See
your league secretary, your senate rep or
EASTERN REGIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
2016 TNBA Eastern Regional Junior Tournament will
be held on April 2 and 3, 2016, at Bowlerama Lanes, New Castle, DE.
Entry forms and hotel information
will be available in December.
HAIL KING ROBERT!
Robert "Rabbit" Holder of GWBS
2015 TNBA King in
Las Vegas. Congratulations Robert to you and
your new Queen, Gwen Aime of the Las Vegas Senate.
SASSY BUT CLASSY WINNERS!
to Serena Goodwin and Dena Spain, 2015 TNBA National Tournament Senior
Women’s Doubles Winners. This was their first time participating in this
tournament. Dena bowled with a 161 average (career high
game and set of 276
and 688). She is the founder of Sassy But Classy Ladies Bowling Club
of Temple Hills, MD. Serena bowled with a 162 average (career
high game and
set of 279 and 654). She is the current president of the Sassy But Classy
Ladies Bowling Club. Both ladies are blissfully retired.
Founded in 2009, the Sassy But Classy Ladies Bowling Club was established to
promote participation in local, regional and national bowling tournaments,
and fun and fellowship with women of all ages. The club currently has nearly
100 members. The club’s charitable endeavors include adopting a local school
where they donate supplies, uniforms and volunteer services.
TNBA HALL OF FAME
Moses, TNBA National Director of Tournaments was inducted in TNBA
Hall of Fame (Meritorious Service) during 2015 TNBA Week. Congratulation Luther for this high
Hall of Fame members present at this year's Awards Banquet were
honored including our own, Cornell Jackson, Ron Holt and A. Jane Hassell-Timmons.
Johnnie Jones, Tournament Director,
2015 Tournament Winners
Support TNBA local, regional and
national tournaments. Check Activity Calendar for
Renew your membership. Membership fee is only $20.
See your league secretary, senate rep or contact
To qualify TNBA awards, honor scores must be bowled
a TNBA certified league or tournament.
Leagues should be certified within 30 days after league start. League certification fee is $5. League secretaries or league
representative, contact senate secretary for certification forms and
Chevrons are available for TNBA certified league champions and high
average male/female bowlers.
GWBS 50th Anniversary
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GWBS award forms, league certification
applications, upcoming activities, tournaments flyers, TNBA Bowler, etc. are in GWBS
information box in the following bowling centers. If the information you
need is not available contact us.
AMF Capital Plaza, (Landover, MD)
AMF Marlow Heights (Marlow Hts., MD)
Bowl America Woodbridge, VA
Crofton Bowl, Crofton, MD
Parkland Bowl (Suitland, MD)
Rinaldi's (Riverdale, MD)
US Bowling (Alexandria, VA )