ISA President Bilton Speaks: On behalf of the International Shuffleboard Association, I want to sincerely thank the” Foothills Shuffleboard Association”, Ken Wardley, event coordinator, Verena Wardley and committee for hosting this memorable championship. The volunteers did an outstanding job of making us feel welcome and comfortable…helping us at all times and feeding us with lots of delicious food. You were all incredibly enthusiastic, organized and helpful throughout the event. “You did yourselves proud”.
Thank you to Glenn Monroe, our tournament director, CNSA President Jim Corbeil and to Jim and Beth Allen for their ongoing support and dedication to shuffleboard. Thanks to the town of High River for your “Warm Western Hospitality”. Its people like all of you who make all the difference in the world. You people took the time to go out of your way to make the 37th ISA Championship a huge success. My heart is filled with gratitude and appreciation for all of you.
Congratulations to “Joyce Smith” for her induction into the ISA Hall of Fame. Joyce is most deserving of this prestigious award.
Congratulations to the “German Ladies” and the “ Canada D Men” teams for taking the “Gold” medals.
To all the participants who took part in this memorable event, I congratulate you and hope the memories last a lifetime.
We are all winners to be able to take part in the ISA tournaments. The ISA tournaments are a wonderful way of making friends from around the world. The week was filled with lots of new friendships, camaraderie and hugs..
I am extremely grateful for having the opportunity to have taken part in the 37th ISA Championship in High River, Alberta, Canada……to see the beautiful scenery and to learn about the local culture and traditions of western Canada.
“It’s the friends we meet along the way that help us appreciate the journey”.
Hoping you all took home wonderful memories of your visit to Canada. May you all be blessed with good Health, Love and Laughter.
Until we meet again
Love in my heart
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