Tuesday, February 10, 2009

64 th City Tournament

The Mobile Women's Bowling Assocaition held thier 65th Annual City Tournament on Jan. 31st- Feb 1st and Feb.7th-8th at Skyline Lanes. We had over 30 teams and 100 participates in our tournament this year. The Opening Ceremonies were conducted by the Opening Ceremony Committee ( Dorothy Butler, Peggy Moore-Chair, Ruth Yanny, Alice Dickson, Brenda Howard-ex-offcio, and Debbir Etheredge-ex-officio)

Presentation of the Flag was conducted by the Blout High School R.O.T.C. with the National Anthem being sung by Aurelia Thomas.

A memorial service was conducted in remembrance of the members of the Association that had passed away in the past year. A candle was lite for each member.

A musical selection was performed by Shadrack Collins.

Ribbon cutting was performed by MARC Unifeid with the assistance of the Azalea Trail Maids.
The first ball was delivered by Margaret Grider and the tournament began.

A good time was had by all........

During the tournament, Robin Schmitt was presented her ring for bowling a 300 by Ruth Yanny and Association Manager Debbie Etheredge...........

A special thanks to the Directors who helped pull this tournament off....Stephanie Brown, Ruth Yanny, Aurelia Thomas, Pat Bordelon, Violetta Smith, Peggy Moore, Alice Dickson, Ginny Johnson and Debbie Etheredge.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Perfect Game

On December 11, 2008, at Camellia Lanes, Robin Schmidt (3rd from left) did what has never been done in the history of the Mobile WBA. With the encourgement of her team, The Foxy Ladies, Robin shot a perfect 300 game. Robin is shooting on a 182 average.
Her team mates are (L-R) Hong Kelly, Linda Wouters, Robin and Deanna Roberts.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Open Meeting

The Mobile WBA held thier annual meeting on Saturday, October 11, 2008 at Camellia Lanes. The Board of Directors has chosen a new uniform and wore it for the first time at this meeting. Everyone thought it looked really nice and we are excited about showing our "new" look at uncoming events.

The association recognized outstanding women in our association for bowling for 25 consecutive years. Those recognized were Dorothy Butler(below-who is one of our Directors)

Mary Skeeter Willcut(right)
Also recognized with a 25 yr plaque was: Charlene Satanthus, Pam Scheurer and Carolyn Morris.

Recognition was given to the top bowler for the 2007-2008 season...that honor was given to Jessica Diegan who had high average with a 201.49, high series with a 730 and high game with a 279. Excellent bowling Jessica. Congradualation goes to Sonya Schilling for high series handicap of a 747. Great Bowling girls....

We are excited about our uncoming events: Scotch Doubles, Holiday No Tap, and the City Tournament.
We officially kicked off our fund raising event for the year: The Walmart Gift Certificates and the raffle for the basket of cheer.
Please join us for a very exciting and fun year.....

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Board of Director Meeting

The Board of Director will hold a meeting Monday, October 6, 2008 at Florida Bowl at 5:15pm to prepare for the Open Meeting on Saturday, Ocotber 11, 2008. The new directors shirts will be given out at that time. Please plan to attend.

Friday, August 29, 2008

Open Meeting

The Mobile Women's Bowling Association will hold thier annual open meeting, Saturday, October 11, 2008 at Camellia Lanes at 10:00am. We will be discussing our upcoming year and the events that will be held by the Association.

Information will be given about the Hall of Fame awards, the upcoming budget, tournaments and our plans for the future of the WBA. This is your association and we (the board)strive to make your bowling experience this year a good one. We are focused on representing you and the Association to the best of our ability.

Mark your calendars and hope to see you there. Any questions, you an email us at

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Board Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Board of Directors on Thursday, August 21th at 5;30 pm at Florida Bowl. We will install 2 directors (Stephanie Brown and Diann Allen)appointed by the President and discuss upcoming events prior to our Annual meeting. Dates for the Holiday No Tap and the City Tournament have been set. We are planning a Scotch Doubles tournament to coincide with the Breast Cancer Awareness in October.
New committees have been formed and those will be given out at the meeting in August.

When the date for the Annual tournament is announced, I will put them on the site.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

State Meeting

Mobile USBC WBA was represented in Montgomery by Debbie Etheridge(Association Manager), Alice Dickson( V-President)and Carolyn Fortenberry(Director). The Association was recognized for it's contribution to the Veterans and recieved a plaque from the State Association.

We attended a meeting held by a representative of the USBC giving us information on thier move to the new headquarters in the Dallas area. He told us of possible changes to the awards program. We should get more about that later.

We will have a meeting the end of August and at that time all the committee will be assigned for the upcoming year.

We have some exciting things in the works and hope we have a very successful year for the 2008-2009 year.