Cocktails and Social hour started at 6:00 P.M. and dinner was served at 7:00 P.M. followed by the Award Presentation.
Opening remarks were made by Mr. Howard Marchant followed by Virginia Peninsula USBC President Mr. Bill Binks who introduced the current members of the VPUSBC Board of Directors.
The Awards program started off with Association Manager Mrs Betty Watlet presenting the first Al Watlet Meritorious Service Award, named in honor of Mr Al Watlet who had served as Association Manger to the VPUSBC and the Hampton Roads Bowling Association until his pasting in 2012 the recipient was Mr. Gary Woods.
Photos Bowlers Night Out – http://vpusbc.com/bno_13/index.htm
Bowl for the Cure
February is traditionally Bowl for the Cure month and centers and leagues were asked to hold fund raisers including 50/50s, raffles.
This season a “Bowl for the Cure” league was started at AMF York Lanes. More than $2700 was donated from the Bowl for the Cure League!!
Bowl For the Cure Committee member Charlene Osborne reported a grand total of $4953.07 sent to the Susan G. Komen Bowl for the Cure Fund from the Virginia Peninsula USBC.
Each year Mr Bill Binks as Virginia Peninsula USBC President has the honor to select the VPUSBC Director of the Year and announced this years recipient Mrs Betty Watlet.
Harry Davis/Harry Sagar Scholarship
Youth Directors Mary and Robert Pancoast presented the Scholarship awards. The Virginia Peninsula USBC first recipient was David Barhite from the Sparetimes Youth League, received $1000 for the first year and it is renewable for $500 for the following three years.
The second recipient, Courtney Stanford from the High School League at AMF York, received $750 and it is renewable for $500 for the following three years.
The Virginia Peninsula USBC Coach of the Year was presented by 3rd Vice President Mrs. Laura Favata was awarded to Gary Powell who coaches at Sparetimes in Hampton.
2011 2012 Virginia Peninsula USBC ALL STAR TEAMS
Men’s All Star Team Women’s All Star Team
William Glazier Kelly Carrington
John Confalone, III Candi Culbreth
Brian Franklin Brandee Dineen
Brandon Smith Renee Brubaker
Chris Bolosan Sara DiScioscia
Sr Men’s All Star Team Sr Women’s All Star Team
Terry Earnhardt Vivian Blunt
Eddie Blunt Edith Perrin
Greg Tschupp Kathy Tenin
Barry Sprouse Jackie McCarthy
Joe Corbett Jo Anne Park
Male Youth All Star Team Female Youth All Star Team
Benjamin Cash Victoria White
Brandon Franklin Kimberly Bookman
Alec Manriquez Abigail Cole
Wilton Holloway Jerylyne Phillips
Patrick Spitz Elizabeth McCarty
The Association USBC Award of Merit is presented to the person(s) who have the highest 2011 / 2012 Association highest Average / Series.
High Average High Series
Male Adult:Bill Glazier-241 Male Adult :Ira Tate, Jr.- 849
Female Adult:Kelly Carrington -218.63 Female Adult:Kelly Carrington -806
Male Youth:Benjamin Cash-212 Male Youth:Patrick Spitz-800
Female Youth:Kimberly Bookman -171.33 Female Youth:Shelby Traeger- 637
8 Bowlers Inducted into Hall of Fame
Robert SlaughterJoe MooreAnne RayMary Plummer
|Bowling PerformanceBrain Franklin
Nominations for next years class for the Virginia Peninsula USBC Hall of Fame are now being accepted.
The high-lite of the evening was the presentation of the 2011 – 2012 Virginia Peninsula Bowlers of the Year
- Adult Male – Bill Glazier
- Adult Female — Kelly Carrington
- Super Senior Male — Jay Coons
- Super Senior Female — Bridgette Drake
- Youth Male — Benjamin Cash
- Youth Female — Kimberly Bookman
The Members of the Virginia Peninsula USBC, the Officers and Directors congratulates our fellow bowlers on their performance over the year, to those inducted into the Hall of Fame we thank you for your support of the Sport of Bowling.
There were photos taken during the event and we hope to have them soon online.