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Cyber Report #980

E-dition No. 980 • Thursday, December 7, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   Brent Perrier Passes Away After Brief Cancer Battle   Brent Perrier, who had retired on July 25 as CEO of Brunswick Bowling Products after nearly 37 years of service to the company in various capacities, died Sunday night following what Corey Dykstra, […]

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BRENT PERRIER PASSES AWAY AFTER BRIEF CANCER BATTLE

Brent Perrier, who had retired on July 25 as CEO of Brunswick Bowling Products after nearly 37 years of service to the company in various capacities, died Sunday night following what Corey Dykstra, who took over as CEO after Perrier retired, described as “a short, but strong fight against cancer.” Dykstra added that, “He will […]

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Cyber Report #979

New Andy B’s Coming to Missouri’s Branson Landing   Andy B’s Entertainment & Bowling Centers has announced that a new location will be coming to Missouri’s Branson Landing next summer.   “We believe the Branson Landing will be a great fit to bring our brand of bowling and entertainment to the area,” said Andy Bartholomy, […]

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Cyber Report #978

E-dition No. 978 • Wednesday, November 15 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   BVL Reps Take Part in Veteran’s Day Activities in D.C.   BVL’s gift of more than one million dollars to provide recreational and therapeutic programs and services for America’s hospitalized inpatient and outpatient veterans was recognized on Saturday by Department of Veterans […]

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Cyber Report #976-977

E-dition Nos. 976-977 • Monday, November 6, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   Due to travel last week, this week and next week, we’re bringing you a double edition of the BJI Cyber Report today. The next edition is scheduled for Wednesday, November 15.     Bowling Joins Recreation Lineup at Euro Disney Resort   […]

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PBA HELPS GO FUND ME CAMPAIGN FOR PBA ‘SUPERFAN’

BY DENNIS BERGENDORF The saga of Josh Hyde’s trip to the PBA’s 60th Anniversary Celebration took an interesting turn Friday, when the PBA itself stepped up to help pay Josh’s expenses. That came as his Go Fund Me campaign reached its goal of $1,000 in just a few hours. Josh is the wheelchair-bound young man […]

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Cyber Report #975

E-dition No. 975 • Thursday, October 26, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)     More Live Finals, More Streaming for PWBA in 2018   CBS Sports Network will remain the home of numerous bowling events in 2018 and 2019 after a new agreement was reached between the network and the United States Bowling Congress.   […]

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CHALET BOWL: THE LITTLE BOWLING HOUSE THAT COULD

(Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the September issue of BCM. We are posting it here because on Monday, the co-owner of Chalet Bowl, Nancy Frederick, passed away unexpectedly.) By Bob Johnson Probably the best word to describe Chalet Bowl is “anomaly.” In an era when small, neighborhood centers have been disappearing from the bowling […]

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Cyber Report #974

E-dition No. 974 • Thursday, October 19, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)     Indy Proprietor Mitchell Elected to PBA Hall of Fame   The late Don Mitchell, a renowned bowling center owner and PBA host; 18-time PBA Tour champion Chris Barnes, and two-time PBA50 Player of the Year Ron Mohr have been elected to […]

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