John Brown begins reporting of Shuffleboard Activity; primarily in the SWC District of FL. Big Thank You to John!!

Welcome, readers to the 2017-2018 shuffleboard season.

Three shufflers well known in the Southwest Coast District have passed on since our last column in April. Hugh Townsend, Jerry Duval, and Ron McCurdy are no longer shuffling in this world. Each will be missed in his own way.
FL P01A at Lee County October 2. Ladies Main: 3. Terri Smith-Pam Nurnberger. Consolation: 1. Nancy Sclafani. Men Main: 1. Ron Nurnberger-Dave Kudro, 3. Ralph Lozano-Jerry Stannard, 4. Dwayne Cross-Jim Miller.
SWCD D-1 October 6 at Bradenton Shuffle Club, Open Any Doubles. Main: 1. Ron Nurnberger-Larry Taylor, 2. Terri Smith-Dave Kudro, 3. Jerry Stannard-Ralph Lozano, 4. Arnie Congdon-Bill Hollabaugh. Consolation: 1. Pam Nurnberger-Nancy Sclafani, 2. Lois Wegner-Marlene Coburn, 3. Linda and Vern Wallingford, 4. Dennis Spangler-Donald Brun.
FL P02A at Avon Park, October 10. Ladies Consolation: 1. Pam Nurnberger-Nancy Sclafani. Men Main: 1. Ron Nurnberger-Jim Miller, 3. Jerry Stannard-Ralph Lozano.
FL P02B at Zephyrhills, October 10. Men Main: 2. Dave Minnich-Dave Kudro.

SWCD D-2 at Bradenton, October 12, M/L Singles. Ladies Main: 1. Terri Smith, 2. Nancy Sclafani, 3. Arlene McCague, 4. Shirley McCullough. Consolation: 1. Pat Tomko, 2. Pam Nurnberger, 3. Linda Wallingford, 4. Deborah Handy. Men Main: 1. Jim Miller, 2. Grant Childerhose, 3. Ron Nurnberger, 4. Gerry Curwin. Consolation: 1. Ben Coy, 2. Arnie Congdon, 3. Dave Kudro, 4. Faren VanDeGrift.
. Charlie DeVries is at home after almost a year of hospital and rehabilitation. We pray he will continue to improve under Letha’s care.
. Bonnie Walker is still in Michigan under doctors’ care.
. At the Florida Shuffleboard Association Fall Meeting, FSA President Landy Adkins resigned, so our Dave Kudro is now President. Bob Hovatter is now 1st Vice President, Marti Noble is 2nd V.P and Bob Smith of the Southern District is appointed 3rd V.P. FSA Historian John L. Brown is organizing a new committee with a member from each of the seven districts.
The Board voted more freedom to Districts with regard to points earned and styles of District Tournaments. This column will follow any changes in this District if any changes occur here. The State meeting was well run by our new President.
FL P-3A is in Clearwater, P-3B at Lee County, both begin Monday, Oct 16th .
Thursday, Oct. 19, SWCD D-3 at Bradenton, M/L Doubles, 75 points.
Next Monday, Oct. 23, GL P-4A at Lee County, P-4B at Betmar, M/L Doubles, 75 points.
Happy Shuffling!!!

John Brown.  Rx 2017 10 15 1933.

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