John Brown’s Newspaper Article of 2019 01 30.

On Saturday, February 23 at 9:00 a. m. at Bradenton Shuffleboard Club, 1525 Ballard Park Drive(zip code 34205 for GPS), we will offer Shuffle School. If you prefer, call it Shuffleboard University. The dean is John L. Brown. There will be a professor on each court of 4 students. The first half hour will be history of this ancient sport, orientation to useful factors about it, and a glimpse of the variety of ways Shuffle is organized and played. This will be interesting and useful.
We will try to meet each student where their development has brought them and encourage each one to grow in skills and strategy for their own pleasure and ability.
We plan for up to one and one half hours on the court, but if you want to leave sooner or stay longer, you are free to decide. Shuffleboard is a great fraternity of ladies and gentlemen and many relationships can last a lifetime. Tuition js free and worth every bit of it.
It is helpful to know how big the crowd will be, so feel free to let us know at any tournament, or call 756-8548 (John Brown), or leave word at 747-6184 (BSC).
FL P-17,National Doubles at Trailer Estates, Jan.21-23, M/L Open Doubles, 75 pts. Ladies Main: 3. Arlene McCague-Cindy Slaughterback. Consolation: 1. Elaine Antaya-Joan McCurdy, 2. Siggy Gudzus-Jane Schram, 3. Marilyn Everett-Marlene Coburn, 4. Donna Schultz-Dianne Leonard. Men Main: 1. Dave Kudro- partner, 4. Larry Taylor-Larry Mardis. Consolation: 2. Ralph Lozano-John Mickle, 4. Dan Lake-Jerry Stannard.
SWCD D-14 at Palmetto Jan. 24-25 M/L Draw Doubles, Restricted to State Ams and Pros, 16/75 Men Main: 1. Bill Bierema-Ralph Lozano. 2. Rick Hall-Paul Knepper. 3. Larry Mardis-Elmer Heisler. 4. Mike Marquis-J.R. Rathburn. Consolation 1. Faren VanDeGrift-John Mickle. 2. Rick McCowen-Scott Fenimore. 3. Levi Miller-Joseph Kent. 4.Phil Krick-Don Sprague. Ladies Main: 1.Evelyn White-Terri Smith. 2. Cindy Slaughterbeck-Cheryl Putnam. 3.Carol Maxwell-Janice O’Sullivan 4.Elaine Antaya-Donna Schultz.Consolation: 1. Joan McCurdy-Kathy Laver. 2. Siggy Gudzus-Arlene McCague.3. Pat Tomko-Helen Lunsford.4, Sandy Wixson-Lois Wegner.
SWCD A-11 at Palmetto Jan, 25-26, Draw Any Ams/Any Doubles 16/75’ Main 1. Fernand Montplaisir-Tony Souza, 2. Frank Marderosian-David H. Smith, 3. Larry Fowler-Ron Timmerman, 4. John Simmons-Donald Cadotte. Consolation: 1. Gordon Fethke-Ken Laver, 2. Jake Okuley-Moe Joyal. 3. Mary Federation-Ursula Joyal, 4. Harriet Piccard-Sandy Kolasinski.
Tomorrow, Wed. Jan, 31, SWCD D-15 at Bradenton, Open M/L Doubles, Partner needed, 75 points. No lunch available. Friday, Feb. 1 at Bradenton, SWCD A-12 Any Ams/Any Doubles, State Ams need Dist. Am Partner.16/75, no lunch available.
Next Mon., Feb. 4 FL P-19 at Bradenton, State-Sponsored Open Doubles M/L, 75 pts. Extra points in Main- 8-6-5-3. No lunch available. Also Feb. 4 FL A-17 at Sebring, Any Ams/Any Doubles, 75 pts.
. Marilyn Everett’s place at the National Doubles with Marlene Coburn makes her eligible for induction next year in the FSA Hall of Fame. Congratulations, Marilyn!
. Anyone may come to the school Feb. 23. Club Presidents should let members know they are welcome to attend. Happy Shuffling!

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