PLBC Official Canada Goose Chaser
Following several weeks of intensive training Amy Baker has taken up her duties at the club grounds. She can be seen in action most days.
Awards Dinner, October 1
Club Mixed Pairs - Vicki Banks (& Gil Simpson)
Club Mixed Triples - Anne Holland, Ron Davis & Kenda Taylor/Ellen Hunter
Club Ladies Triples - Gwen Kelly, (Christine Fereday, Anne Gibson)
Club Mens Triples - Ron Davis, (John Schofield, Ken Soothill)
Club Ladies Singles - Sandi Mitchell
Club Mens Singles - Jim Muir
Jack & Jill Tournament - Keith Baker (& Debbie Lawrence)
75+ League - Marguerite Kendall
Ladies League (Wednesday mornings) - Anita Woods
Mens League (Thursday mornings) - Peter Zboyovsky
Aileen Budd Trophy - Alan Brunskill (& Lucille Picard), Anne Novak & Ken Olenick
Appreciation picture to Ben from residents of Stanford Place
Stanford Place residents' visits
Following is a selection of pictures taken during the course of the season on those days when some of the Stanford Place residents were able to "have a go" at bowling under the watchful eyes of PLBC volunteers.
Club Jack & Jill Tournament, Sep. 23 - 25.
Winners - Debbie Lawrence and Keith Baker
Second place - Roberta Ireland (& Rick Dolley)
Third place - Jean Booth (& Gary Robinson)
Fourth place - Jan MacNaughton & Pat Kelly
A selection of candid shots.
Interclub Friendly with Cowichan Bowls Club, Sep. 20.
What a fine looking group - note still-blue sky.
Ross Bulley, Cowichan Pres., presents Sandi with million dollar cheque rewarding Parksville as this years winners.
Ladies doing something one Wed. morning
Where did that come from? What is it? Don't get too close to it!!
Zone Mixed Pairs, Sep. 17 & 18
Gold Medal Winners - Bob & Eileen Milsom (Powell River)
Silver Medal Winners - Jane Neilson & John Wilson(Qualicum)
Club Fours, Sep. 10 & 11
Winning team - Brenda, Edie, Mick (and Joe Campbell)
Second - Stu, Anita, Anne and Carol
Third - Art, Jean, David and Patti
Fourth - Peter, Cheryl, John and Dianne
Seen at Canadian Nationals Triples in Port Alberni
North Zone Singles Championship, Sep.3 & 4
Ladies Novice Champion - Kathleen Motley (with shield presenter Vern Greenhill)
George Gibson Mixed Triples,
Aug. 31 & Sep. 1
Winners - Duncan & Kip Burke, and Sandi. Flanked by George and co-sponsor Precision Wealth Management representative.
Third - Ken & Carol Bucyk and Rick Dolley
Also did very well.
Some shots of the play and spectators.
Club Singles Competition, 24-26 August
Ladies Winner was Sandi Mitchell, runner-up Jan MacNaughton. Proud Sandi with the trophy.
Mens' Winner was Jim Muir, runner-up Jon Lansdowne
Can't-stop-smiling Sandi and Jim
Click here for lots of action shots, courtesy of Keith Terlson's camera, taken during the competition.
Parksville/Qualicum Challenge, 23 August
Sandi Mitchell reluctantly hands over the Wood Gundy Trophy to QLBC's Willie Odendaal following the defeat of PLBC during this annual event.
Bowls BC Ca$hBowl, Mixed Triples, Port Alberni, August 20,21
Winners - Keith Terlson, Lynn Chwartacki, Cheryl Baker
Second Place - Stu & Jan MacNaughton, Keith Baker
For other pictures click here. (Thanks to Keith Terlson)
Shades of Pink/Ladies Day, August 17
Scene on the greens
Scene off the green
Meanwhile, in the kitchen........
Time to eat
Club Mens & Ladies Triples, August 13 & 14
Ladies Winners - Christine Fereday, Gwen Kelly, Anne Gibson
Ladies Second -Jan Arnelien/( Beth Brown), Jeanette Ferguson & Sandi Mitchell
Ladies Third - (Ena Miller)/Jean Booth, Dianne Proctor, Bobby Cyr.
Mens Winners - Ron Davis, Ken Soothill & John Schofield
Mens Second - Chris Lethbridge, Art Ferguson, Martin Fereday.
Mens Third - David Croot, Peter Zboyovsky & John Larner.No pic available.
Miscellaneous shots taken during the tournament.
In a stunning upset, the Ladies beat the Men in the three- team, three-ender finale.Once again, the cheerladies were extremely enthusiastic, raucous, and intimidating. Below they pause for breath.
Art, under the close scrutiny of Sandi,nervously trying to save the day for the men. Alas, 'twas in vain.
The winning Ladies receive the trophy.
Gwen thinks it might be an IED.
Powell River Mixed Triples, August 10 & 11
Winners - Joe Stemler and Geoff & Anne Holland
Second place - Rick Quibell, Vicki Banks & Jim Muir
Third Place - Jan and Stu MacNaughton & Dianne Proctor
Seventh -Alan Brunskill, Mick Rix & Lucille Picard
Miscellaneous "bag" of Powell River participants
The above and additional pics may be found by clicking on this link. (Thanks to Keith Terlson)
Courtenay Mixed Fours, August 6 & 7
Winners Sandi Mitchell, Gloria Wilcox, Mick & Vicki Banks
Club 2011 Novice Singles, August 2 & 3
And this year's participants were....
Ladies Winner - Kathleen Motley
Ladies Winner and Runner-up - Kathleen Motley & Anne Gibson
Mens Winner - Trevor Motley
Mens Runner-up & Winner - Scott Prior & Trevor Motley
2011 Novice Champions - the Motleys
BC day , August 1
Club Mixed Triples, July 16 & 17
First place early Sat. draw and Overall Winners - Anne Holland, Ron Davis, Ellen Hunter/Kenda Taylor
Second place early Sat. draw - Sandi Mitchell, David Agar & Jan Arnelien
Third place early Sat. draw - Diana Olenick, (David Croot & Londie Hayes). Ken wanted to be in one of the pictures.
First place late Sat. draw - Oliver Fabris, Jeanette Ferguson & Ed Russell
Second place late Sat. draw - Jerry Blumfald, (Olav Skjelbred & Lucille Picard).
Third place late Sat. draw - Janys Thomas, Joe Stemler & Bev Beaith. No picture available.
Open Mixed Pairs, July 8-10.
Group A and Overall Winners - Mick & Vicki Banks
Second Group A - Henriette& Eric Ballinger
Third Group A - Vern Greenhill & Melie Ursalum
First Group B
Second Group B - Dave Muir & Pat Goodwin
First Group C - Archie Harris & Irene Whitehouse
Second Group C - Keith Terlson & Lynn Chwartacki
Open Tenderfoot Tournament July 2
First place early draw and 2011 Champions - Winston Kerr, Kathe Stewart and Roberta Stets.
First place late drawand second overall -
Kathe and Roberta laden down with their booty
Second place, early draw - Mavis Gooding, Brian Michell and Jim Paterson.
Second place, late draw - Peter Harding and team from Courtenay.
Third place, early draw - Ken & Diana Olenick and Bob Olmsted.
Third place, late draw - Joe Randazzo and team from Qualicum. No pic available - at the moment.
Canada Day/War Amps celebration,July 1
Mixed triples team - Sandi, Julian and Cheryl
War Amps Champ Julian Telfer-Wan cuts the cake
Julian accepts chequefrom Sandi on behalf of War Amps
Mens and Ladies Triples, QB, June 25 & 26
Mens winners, Jim Muir, Stu MacNaughton & Keith Baker
Ladies winners, Gloria Wilcox, Sandi Mitchell & Brenda Edwards
BC Provincials - Senior Mens' Triples, Maple Ridge, 17-19 June
Two PLBC bowlers, Dave Muir and Keith Terlson, together with Dave Mathie, won the silver medal.
Clubhouse painting June 18
Club members give the clubhouse exterior a coat of paint
Seasoil Classic June 10-12 2011
Winners Group A -Jim Muir, Stu MacNaughton and Oliver Fabris
Second place Group A - Vern Greenhill, Archie Harris and Keith McMann
Winners Group B - Wayne Edwards, Art Ferguson and Gil Simpson
Second place Group B - John Wilson's team.
President Sandi Mitchell makes presentation of cheque for $600, raised during the Seasoil tournament,to Rachel Tranberg, Executive Asst. of the Oceanside Hospice.
Club Mixed Pairs, June 4 & 5.
Early draw Saturday/late draw Sunday.
First place - Brenda Edwards & David Agar
Second place - Jack Lawrence & Kathe Stewart
Third place - Olga Quinlan & Barry Knowles
Late draw Saturday/early draw Sunday
First place - Gil Simpson & Vicki Banks. Pic N/A
Second place - Peter Zboyovski & Lynn Britz. Pic N/A
Third place - (Dave "King" Cole)& Gloria Wilcox
Overall trophy winners - (Gil Simpson) & Vicki Banks
Bowlympics, May 23
Overall Winners - Praiwin Davies, Tex Gooding, Gloria Wilcox, (and Ken Soothill)
Gold Medal Winners, Brenda Edwards, Julie Campbell, Ed Russell, and Dorothy Curry
Silver Medal Winners, Frankie Stemler, Carol Bucyk, Ken Bucyk and Marguerite Kedall
Bronze Medal Winners, Joe Stemler, Kate Mannister, Keith Mannister and Leon Poirier
Speed Test Winners, Pat Goodwin, Keith Baker, Jean Crawshaw (and Ena Miller)
Anderton Nursery Mixed Triples, Courtenay,May 21, 22.
First, Debbie & Jack Lawrence and Dianne Proctor
Fourth, Mick Banks, Rick and Lynne Britz
Fifth, Dave Cole, Cheryl Baker (& Gil Simpson)
Kick-off Tournament April 30
Planting the bowls
Garage Sale April 9
Some of the exotic items on offer before the sale
The Beauties and the Bowls
Look for the finished products at the start of the new bowling season.