And the MVP Award goes to Jane O Bird!!

40 Jane O Bird - MVPMVP PINA JOVIAL STORY TELLER; ALWAYS WITH A SMILE; THIS EXTREMELY COLORFUL LADY HAS BEEN PLAYING SHUFFLEBOARD FOR 36 YEARS – AS LONG AS ANYONE CONSECUTIVELY IN SHUFFLEBOARD HISTORY!! SHE HAS PLAYED AGAINST ALL THE GREATS FROM MAE HALL TO JOAN COOK AND HAS DONE IT VERY WELL. 13 STATE MASTERS, WINNING IN 1986, 1990 AND AGAIN IN 1995 WHEN SHE POSTED 19 WINS AND 2 LOSSES, A RECORD NEVER BETTERED BY ANY WOMAN OR MAN. SHE IS #5 ON THE ALLTIME WOMEN’S POINT LIST AND WAS INDUCTED INTO THE FSA HALL OF FAME WAY BACK IN 1990.

JANE O BIRD WAS SLOWED DOWN IN JAN 2012 WITH A BROKEN SHOULDER. WE CAN ONLY HOPE TO SEE HER BACK ON THE COURTS ALL BETTER IN THE NEAR FUTURE >> FOR TODAY SHE RECIEVES THE MOST VALUEABLE PERSON PIN FOR HER GREAT ACHEIVEMENTS.

Remarks offered by Ken Offenther on 2013 01 21 at Trailer Estates.

Stan McCormack, Chair 100th Anniversary Committee.  2013 01 26 Pic by Colleen Austin.  Click on pic to expand.

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