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News source fakes bowling center approval as an April Fools joke…and to prove a point

An independent California news outlet, Turlock City News, used April Fools Day as a platform to make a stand. The online news outlet ran a story on Monday, April Fools Day, about a long desired bowling center finally breaking ground, a plan for the city with a population of over 69,000 that has been in development […]

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Bowling Center Proposal on Martha’s Vineyard Sparks Heavy Debate

An attempt to build the first bowling center on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in over a decade has been met with mixed public opinion. Sam Reed, a local architect who developed the Tisbury Marketplace in Vineyard Haven, has proposed the demolition of unused property on Uncas avenue and build a bowling center with a […]

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USBC to add National Mixed Championships in 2015

The United States Bowling Congress plans to introduce a new national tournament, the USBC Mixed, in 2015. The new tournament will debut next to the 2015 USBC Women’s Championships at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada. This is in an attempt to attract bowlers of all ages and abilities. The Mix will feature four-player […]

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Michael Ducat to be honored with the 2014 Victor Lerner Memorial Award

BPAA President, Cathy Desocio, announced during the BPAA Bowling Summit Industry Update and Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday that that former BPAA president Michael Ducat will be honored with the 2014 Victor Lerner Memorial Medal and induction into the BPAA Hall of Fame. Ducat, owner of Ducat Investments LLC and co-owner of Pincurean Entertainment Group, has been a member of the BPAA […]

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Family Holds Funeral At Bowling Alley

There have been many creative ways people have decided to honor loved ones as they cross over to the afterlife. From spreading ashes across baseball fields, to dumping remains in the oceans. However, one family decided that the only way to properly memorialize a bowling lover was to hold a funeral at…a bowling alley! TLC’s […]

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HCC Specialty becomes newest member of the BPAA Smartbuy program

HCC Specialty, the specialty insurance underwriting company, announced it’s new partnership with the Bowling Proprietor’s Association of America (BPAA). HCC Specialty will join the BPAA’s Smartbuy program, which allows members to benefit from the same purchasing power normally reserved for Fortune 500 companies. As part of the SmartBuy program, member centers will have access to HCC […]

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Starbucks Founder and President Howard Behar announced as keynote speaker for 2014 Bowling Summit

Starbucks Coffee Company founding president, Howard Behar, was announced as this year’s “Thought Leader” keynote speaker for the 2014 Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America Bowling Summit. The event will be held on January 18 – 21, 2014 at the Omni San Diego Hotel in San Diego, California. The BPAA Bowling Summit is an annual strategic mid-winter conference […]

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USBC selects Green Bay for 2015 Open Championships

Green Bay, Wisconsin will be the epicenter of bowling during the 2015 Open Championships. The city will be hosting the multi-week summer series for the first time ever July 17-Aug. 11 at Ashwaubenon Bowl in Green Bay. According to Bowl.com, the USBC, in cooperation with the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau, will bring six […]

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2013 BPAA Service Industry Award Winners Announced

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), the bowling industry’s premier trade association, announced the recipients of the 2013 Annual Service Industry Awards. These honors will be recognized during the BPAA’s annual meeting June 24 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. “Each year the Awards committee is challenged with many candidates in each category […]

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PBA’s first 900 three-game series goes to Joe Scarborough of Charlotte, N.C.

Cross off another historical mark for the PBA this season. Joe Scarborough of Charlotte, N.C. bowled the league’s first 900 three-game series at the PBA50 event in The Villages, Fla., opening with 37 straight strikes. Scarborough broke the record for most consecutive 300′s in a senior event, highest three-game series and tied the mark for most 300′s in […]

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