2016 GWBS DOUBLES TOURNAMENT
Thanks to all who participated in our 2016 Tournament. As
always, we appreciate the support from our Eastern region senates, other
regional senates and local members. Sorry the weather put a damper on your
traveling and bowling, but we were happy to see you. Hope you had fun. We
are currently finalizing tournament results and will post
final standings after disposition of all tournament
Queen Raffle Winners: 1st Place, Coaletta Thomas, 2nd
Victor Pringle, 3rd Anthony Mortis.
EASTERN REGIONAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT
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.
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
NCAUSBA 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
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.
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
recipients who were
not present, e-mail email@example.com to
arrange pickup of your award.
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.
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Johnnie Jones, Tournament Director,
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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.
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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)
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Parkland Bowl (Suitland, MD)
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