Xmas Party December 2
The Olympic flame comes to town
Club member Barb Cassidy was one of those Vancouver Islanders selected to carry the Olympic torch on Nov. 2 during its journey across Canada.
Some of the club members waiting in Parksville
Seen at the AGM November 7
Dave takes the plunge(r) by replacing Art as Director of Maintenance
Final visit of the season by some of the Stanford Place residents
Friday Night Madness 11th September
Some of the sights on/off the bowling green. Make up your own captions.
George Gibson Mixed Triples September 9th and 10th.
First - Rick, Lynne and Mick, with sponsors George Gibson and Grant Hicks.
Second - Pat, Gwen and Lynn
Third - Keith, Carol and Harry Harrison (Victoria)
Fourth - Jim, Flo and Oliver
Fifth - Bill, (Dave Cole, Olga, Olav-standing in for Bill)
Sixth - Nanaimo's Rick Quibell, (Tom Renton) and Mary Roughton
Zone Singles September 5th & 6th
Mens Novice Singles, Gold - Ken Bucyk, Silver - Rick Dolley
Ladies Novice Singles, Gold - Sue Ouimet, Silver - Kathe Stewart
Ladies Singles, Gold - Elaine Van Kooten (Port Alberni), Silver - Jan MacNaughton. Dave Muir, Vice President, North Island Zone, presented the trophies.
Mens Singles, Gold - Archie Harris (Courtenay), Silver - Keith Terlson.
Courtenay Mixed Fours August 22-23
Two pics of some of the participants
A justly proud Vern Greenhill of Courtenay Bowling Club with his Canadian Championship Mens Singles gold medal.
Club Mens and Ladies Singles Aug. 13 & 14
Winners (in white), Gary and Jan, with runners-up Keith and Sandi.
Shades of Pink/Ladies Day - August 12
The players and umps
Who's that tickling Dave's bum?
The action starts
Meanwhile, in the kitchen, the hired help gets stuck in
Now, you put this coffee filter .........
Gotcha this time
Still sweating over which dressing to put on which salad
Taking a breather
The ladies still hard at it outside on the cool green
Umpire Jim tries not get dirt on his pants
Minnie applauding the players on rink 5
At last, lunch is ready
More champas ladies?
And the winners are .......
Some of the winners follow in the next 5 pics
Proud prez and vice prez posing with new club rock sign
PLBC Novice Singles August 4-5
Mens and Ladies Winners - Rick Dolley and Kathe Stewart
Mens Winner - Rick Dolley
Ladies Winner - Kathe Stewart
Mens and Ladies Champs and Runners-up
Rick Dolley, Ken Bucyk, Kathe Stewart and Sue Ouimet
PLBC Open Mens & Ladies Triples Aug 1-2
Mens Winners - Rick Quibell, Keith McMann, George Gibson (Nanaimo). Don Livingstone (Legion) presenter.
Mens Runners-up - John Wilson, Mike Morgan & ? (Qualicum)
Ladies Winners - Melie Ursulom, Pat Cutt, Irene Whitehouse (Courtenay).
Ladies Runners-up Gloria, Sheila and Margaret
Nanaimo Gold Bowl Mixed Triples July 24-26
Winners Group A - Gary, Lynn and Shannon Battles (Victoria)
Runners-up Group A - Tony, Patti and Baz
3rd Group A - Stu, Jan and Len
Winners Group B - Dennis, Gwen and Pat
Winners Group C - Duncan, Sandi (and John Schofield)
Open Tenderfoot Tournament July 11
Winners - Myles Novak with his two Nanaimo partners
2nd - Frankie Stemler, Larry Fogg and Diane Cotgrove
3rd - Andrew Mitchell (Sandi and Butch's grandson) with Nanaimo partners
4th - Kathe Stewart, Joe Stemler and Roberta Stets
BC Mens Pairs Championship July 10-13
Silver medallist Gary Robinson with partner Michael Leong of Granville Park Lawn Bowling Club
Parksville Open Mixed Pairs July 3-5
Winners Stu and Jan McNaughton with Quality Foods trophy
War Amps/Canada Day
Members show their colours
Presentation to Julian Wan Telfer, this year's Champ
Courtenay/PLBC Challenge June 26
Sandi receives trophy on behalf of winners Parksville
Winners, Thursday night Triples League
Kate & Keith Mannister, Anita Woods (apologies from our candid camerawoman for the unusual picture quality)
Courtenay Scotch Pairs June 20-21
Winners, Gary and Olga
Doug & Sharon in the pink
Seasoil Parksville Classic June 5-7
A spectator's eye view of the first ends
Umpire Dave relaxes between service calls
Trying to keep cool
Is that the Spanish Armada coming Barb?
A tense moment in the final
Maestro Hiren Bhartu, winning team skip
The winning team
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Mixed 4s Nanaimo May 31
3rd - Butch, Sandi, Lynn, Rick
4th - Art, Gloria, Jeanette, Oliver
A hard days bowling - guess who?
Bowlympics May 18
Gold Medal winners. Lawrence Cotgrove, Gil Simpson, Frankie Stemler, Bob Warburton.
Medals presented by Louise and Hereward Allix.
Silver Medal winners. Mick Rix, Dave Muir, Brenda Jarvis, Kate Mannister.
Bronze Medal winners.Pat Clover, Dianne Proctor, Peter Rossiter, Dorothy Johnson
Speed bowling winners. Anne, Gwen, Anita, Gloria
Past and present Bowlympian winners
What some teams resorted to in order to win.
"BareNakedLegs" Kelly braves the elements to speed bowl.
Way to go Bob, that wraps up the gold medal for us.
Mixed Triples Open Courtenay May 16 & 17
Third place Bill,Pat, Art
Second place Ben,Lynn, Gary
Kick-off tourney May 2.
Winners early draw. Mick Banks, Diane Proctor, Roberta Stets.
Second early draw. Nell Thomson, (Anita Wood), Joe Stemler
Third early draw. John Badger, Peter Rossiter, Diane Cotgrave,
Winners late draw.Pat Kelly, (Jim Kilburn, Ruby Bishop-Ryan).
Second late draw.Art Ferguson, (Butch Mitchell), Shirley Roe.
Third late draw. Gary Robinson, (Isobel Martin), Geri Rea
Recycling at the kick-off tourney
Also seen at kick-off tourney - Canuck supporter before the game turned sour.
Opening Day April 26
Off to France - Jan/Feb