West Point Grey Fiesta Days 2018

On Sat 23 Jun 2018, our club participated in the West Point Grey Fiesta Days parade.  This was followed by an open house at the club.  The weather was nice, and we all had a good time.

the end of the parade route

Men’s & Women’s pairs tournaments 2018

On Sat 16 Jun 2018, both men’s and women’s pairs tournaments were held. The winners were as follows:

Armstrong Men’s Pairs

  1. Frank Kaweski & David Crowe
  2. Charles Hou & Jack Green

Daisy Laird Women’s Pairs

  1. Kathie Draeseke & Bridget Allanson
  2. Cathleen Rowlette & Margit Hunt

WPG Mixed Triples 2018

On Sat 26 May, 12 teams participated in this annual tournament convened by Verle Kaweski.  Each team played 2 games north & south in the morning, and 1 game east & west after lunch.  Congratulations to the winners:

  1. West Point Grey LBC: David Crowe, Elaine Rolston, Valerie Macfadyen
  2. West Point Grey LBC: Bill Sharp, Sandra Webster, Joyce Williams
  3. Richmond LBC: Belle Chan, Vincent Wan, Tracy Chan

We again had perfect weather for these games!

Season opening 2018

Members got together for the 2018 season opening on Sat 28 Apr.  Unfortunately, we had rain, so we were unable to bowl.  Joyce Williams was able to perform the ceremonial first bowl of the season, though, so our season is offically underway.

 

Spring potluck 2018

On 17 Mar 2018, we held our annual Spring potluck dinner.  Attendance was great; the clubhouse was full!  We all felt it was “long time no see” and were glad to get together again.

Christmas lunch 2017

Our annual Christmas lunch was held on Sat 2 Dec 2017 at the University Golf Club. We were joined by members of the Kerrisdale Lawn Bowling Club. A great time was had by all.

At the lunch, we celebrated the 6 years of excellent leadership provided by our recently-retired President, Cathleen Rowlette. In this photo, our new President, Charles Hou, is giving Cathleen a small gift in commemoration.

Amongst the revellers were Fran Holmes-Green (standing) with Sue Girling (left) and Val Macfadyen (right):

Andy Reid Triples Tournament 2017

On Wed 6 Sep 2017 we held a mixed triples tournament involving bowlers in our club.  Teams were chosen based on random draw and each team played 3 games of 10 ends each.  The top 3 teams had 2 victories and the other 3 teams had 1 victory.  The winning teams were:

  1. Frank Kaweski, Shirley Grimmett, Verle Kaweski
  2. Elaine Rolston, David Crowe, Kathie Draeseke
  3. Bill Sharp, Bridget Allanson, Bill Comerford

Barbara Williams Mixed Fours Tournament 2017

The Barbara Williams Mixed Fours Tournament on Sun 3 Sep 2017.  We had a large turnout: 96 bowlers.  The winners were:

  1. From White Rock: David Baldwin, Sharen Baldwin, C. Johnson, A. Abraham
  2. From Richmond: Vivien Chan, Paul Lee, Gonzo Wong, Fanny Yeung
  3. From Richmond: Eric Leung, Linda Ng, Esther Sun, Alan Chan
  4. From Granville Park: Larry Wong, Wendy Hui, Willman Wong, Alice Wong

UBC SALA social event

On Wed 30 Aug 2017, the UBC School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture held a pizza + bowling event at the club.  This was part of their new-student orientation programme.

There were 110 students.  They all played 2 lawn bowling matches of 6 ends each.  Thirty club members volunteered to help out with coaching, assistance, etc.

Everybody (including the volunteers) had a great time.