Two Outstanding Arizona Shufflers Into the Hall of Fame!!

LYNN BELL AZ HOF PLAYER CATEGORYLynn Bell has been a committed shuffleboard player for the past 20 years.   In addition to the numerous tournament trophies won over the years, her contribution to the sport continues with a strong passion for the game.   She organized and ran an  in- park “Battle of the Sexes” tournament for eight years, a tournament that is now entering its 20th year.   She also gave up her Saturday mornings for six years while she provided orientation classes to new shufflers, many of whom have gone on to be champions in their own right.   She co-captained the Alberta Grizzlies Western team since 2005, winning seven championships.   She held the position of Vice President of the Western Shuffleboard Tournament from 2007-2009 and then became President, a position held from 2009 -2011.   During her Presidency of the Western Shuffleboard Tournament her biggest accomplishment came when she successfully lead changes to have the tournament sanctioned and recognized as a national event the U.S. National Shuffleboard Association.  Lynn is a dedicated shuffler who has committed herself to advancing the game at every opportunity.

Frank Stokwoski HOF AZ

Frank Stokowski was awarded Hall of Fame Status at the 2016 State meeting. Frank has generously contributed much time to developing and building Shuffleboard in Arizona and in Canada.  At all levels, individual, team, club, District and State, Nationwide and internationally.  In many different ways as player, leader, administrator and mentor. Frank plays in District 3 out of Country Roads RV Resort in Yuma Arizona. 

Information with respect to Frank sent along by Bill Sanderson with thanks!!

Posted by Stan McCormack.  2016 03 17

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2 Responses to Two Outstanding Arizona Shufflers Into the Hall of Fame!!

  1. Lynn Bell says:

    I would like to let everyone know what an honor it is to be voted in for such a special award!!!! I can’t thank everyone enough for being with me when we were playing on the courts and playing off the courts!! YOU ARE ALL TRULY MY LOVED SHUFFLEBOARD FAMILY which I thank God for every day!! I would like to send out a special thank you to Dennis Stockman who helped make all this possible! Thank you also to our president Brian Scott of District 4 and the executive for all their time and effort they have put into this!. Also thank you to my dear husband Lorne who is always by my side in everything I do! I love you all dearly!! I hope we can keep on shuffling together for many more years ahead!!! Your friend forever, Lynn XXXXOOO

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  2. Lynn Bell says:

    Congratulations Frank on your Hall of Fame Award also!!! Lynn Bell

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