Monthly Archives: June 2012

Great Story by Earl Ball > Looking Back 8 Years!!

As many of you know, Earl Ball was a significant contributor to the former website “The”  The setting for this article is Avon Park very shortly after the Avon Park Club was damaged by one of FL’s Hurricanes.   If you … Continue reading

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As Canada Day Approaches!

Canada and America each celebrate their nationhood in July, Canada on July 01st, America on July 4th.  Here in the Ottawa Valley where Lois and I are now living, the celebrations begin about 10 days prior to July 01st and … Continue reading

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The Mighty Ship Keewatin Comes Home

And members of the Pipher Family were present to participate in the celebration of the return.  The return of this magnificent ship took place to-day; that is correct, June 23rd, 2012.  The return is of interest to all Canadians but … Continue reading

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As We Appear To The World! by Dorothy Wagasky.

To the casual passer-by, it’s just a group of people pushing small discs around with sticks on an oblong court; to the initiated the game is SHUFFLEBOARD! Since the onset of the game in Florida in 1913, shuffleboard has mushroomed … Continue reading

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Shuffleboard and Actifest!

ACTIFEST, the 2012 Senior Games is an initiative of the Government of Ontario. The two-day event will be held in August 2012, and Brampton will welcome over 1200 participants, including athletes, coaches and officials.  Ontario residents 55 years of age … Continue reading

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Promoting; This Time By the Bergs!!

Peter and Erika Berg have represented Canada several times at the International Level.   Both have received many accolades as they experienced their adventure.  Their latest contribution to Shuffleboard is as co-organizers of a new Shuffleboard Club in Nobel, Ontario. However; … Continue reading

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Promoting Shuffleboard!! A Must!!

Those who know me, know that I have always advocated promoting shuffleboard NOT ONLY on the Web, but also in the local newspaper!!  In our County, the County of Renfrew, Ontario, we just concluded a Senior’s event and I made … Continue reading

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TAFISA Mission Statement!

A mission statementis a statement of the purpose of an organization.   “The mission statement should guide the actions of the organization, spell out its overall goal, provide a path, and guide decision-making. It provides the framework or context within … Continue reading

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History of Shuffleboard in Australia

Marj Govett Speaks:  Early in 1989 some American shufflers formed a Company the `Shuffleboard Development Corporation’ in Florida to promote and expand shuffleboard. They invited Peter Banner a Gold Coast radio announcer (a retired English Soccer player), to join the … Continue reading

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Slide Shows by Stan

Below is a list of Slide Shows that I believe will be of interest to you.  I will add to this list as we go forward.  If you have a favourite event, let me know and I will publish.  You may … Continue reading

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