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Cyber Report #1123

E-dition No. 1,123 • Friday, August 21, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) Iconic Orange County Center Goes Up for Sale Rumors have been swirling about Fountain Bowl, the 60-lane center in Fountain Valley, Calif., which has hosted PBA, PWBA, PBA50, U.S. Open and countless other tournaments through the years. One rumor is that the center […]

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Cyber Report #1122

E-dition No. 1,122 • Friday, August 14, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) BPAA and STE Unveil ‘Go Bowling America’ Campaign To commemorate National Bowling Day this past Saturday, the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America and Strike Ten Entertainment launched a nationwide league bowling program called “Go Bowling America” to encourage consumers to come back to […]

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Cyber Report #1121

E-dition No. 1,121 • Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) New Classification Helps Reopen Centers in Illinois Is bowling a sport or recreation? That question has been at the forefront of bowling’s Olympic Games quest for decades. And now, the answer to that question has become an important element in the reopening of […]

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Cyber Report #1120

E-dition No. 1,120 • Friday, July 31, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) Mandated Closure Claims Cloverleaf Family Bowl The COVID-19 pandemic claimed perhaps its highest-profile center to date when, on July 24, the Chambers and Hillman families announced that Cloverleaf Family Bowl in Fremont, Calif., would not be reopening. In an open letter to the […]

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Cyber Report #1119

E-dition No. 1,119 • Friday, July 24, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) 75 North Carolina Centers Reopen… Then Are Shut Down Again Considering BPAA Past President Nancy Schenk is North Carolina Legislative Chair of the Bowling Proprietors Association of the Carolinas and Georgia, it should come as no surprise that the 75 BPAC/GA-member centers in […]

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Cyber Report #1118

E-dition No. 1,118 • Friday, July 17, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) No Surprise: USBC Cancels Rest of 2020 National Events Given the uptick in reported COVID-19 cases, the limited flight schedules currently being offered by America’s airlines, and the ever-changing pandemic-related guidelines being issued by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, the announcement made Wednesday by […]

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Cyber Report #1117

E-dition No. 1,117 • Friday, July 10, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) BPAA to Suspend Member Dues for 2021 The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America Board of Directors has voted to suspend national domestic dues for the 2021 season as its members continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The suspension of […]

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Cyber Report #1116

E-dition No. 1,116 • Friday, July 3, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) Classic Moves Forward With Restructuring Plan Classic Products Corp. based in Fort Wayne, Ind., has announced a restructuring of the company’s sales and customer service departments. While navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic, Classic accelerated its restructuring project that had been in the works […]

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Cyber Report #1115

E-dition No. 1,115 • Friday, June 26, 2020 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) Illinois Proprietors Face Unusual Reopening Restrictions Bowling center owners in Illinois are now being allowed to reopen by Governor J.B. Pritzker, but with perhaps the most unusual limitation yet seen in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. Centers may open Friday at 9 a.m., […]

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