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Cyber Report #970

E-dition No. 970 • Sunday, September 24, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   Sixlets Returns as USA Bowling Sponsor in 2018   Sixlets Brand Chocolatey Candies will return as presenting sponsor of the USA Bowling National Championships in 2018, and the opportunity to qualify for the event starts in October with the first of 16 […]

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DIGITAL COMPANY RETAINS 10 OF CLOSED CENTER’S LANES

24G is a digital agency that empowers brands, agencies and corporations with digital experiential solutions at live events, online and in the workplace. Its headquarters in Troy, Mich., encompasses 40,460 square feet — part of which is devoted to 10 bowling lanes. As it turns out, neither the building nor the lanes are new. The […]

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EFFORT TO PROVIDE SOCKS TO HOMELESS VETS IS ON

Expert Hosiery is working with BVL and the Veterans Affairs Outreach Program to provide socks to the estimated 48,000 U.S. veterans who are homeless. Winter is the toughest season for the homeless, especially in four-season locales, and clean socks go a long way in providing warmth and comfort, not to mention protection from the elements. […]

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PATTERN-PALOOZA FOR PBA IN 2018

The Professional Bowlers Association has announced plans to introduce a newly-revamped library of 16 different lane oiling patterns for the GoBowling! PBA Tour’s 60th anniversary season, creating a wide variety of challenges to test player skills at the highest level. The lane maintenance program, pioneered by the PBA more than 40 years ago, has been […]

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BOWLAND, BOWLMOR AMF OFFER HURRICANE RELIEF

More stories of bowling center owners stepping up to help with hurricane relief — in both Texas and Florida — are demonstrating bowling’s unique place in American society. Two specific examples: The efforts of Bowlmor AMF and Bowland centers. Bowlmor AMF sent out an email detailing the company’s relief initiative. It asked customers to make […]

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8 QUALIFYING CENTERS FOR U.S. OPEN NAMED

The USBC and BPAA will introduce a special direct-qualifier program for the 2018 U.S. Open, which will be held at Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kan. The operation of the U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Open is a collaborative effort by USBC and BPAA and jointly funded by the two organizations. The 2018 U.S. Open will […]

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INTERESTED IN SERVING YOUR INDUSTRY?

Applications for the USBC Board of Directors and the International Bowling Campus Youth Committee for the 2018-19 season are due in just a few days — Oct. 1. The USBC Board consists of a diverse group from a cross-section of the sport. Together, the board sets the strategic direction for the future of the organization. […]

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Cyber Report #969

E-dition No. 969 • Thursday, September 14, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   Keegan to Step Down as Head of Main Event   Main Event Entertainment has announced that Charlie Keegan has resigned as President & Chief Executive Officer of the company. Keegan will step away from his day-to-day duties on Nov. 24, and has […]

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SIXLETS RETURNS AS USA BOWLING SPONSOR

Sixlets Brand Chocolatey Candies will return as presenting sponsor of the USA Bowling National Championships in 2018, and the opportunity to qualify for the event starts in October with the first of 16 regional events. The Sixlets Brand became a sponsor this year, when the USA Bowling National Championships Presented by Sixlets took place in […]

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