Welcome to Warwickshire Women's Bowling Association
Well Autumn is upon us & we find ourselves at the end of the most extraordinary Summer season where, at the outset, we were ready for really exciting times but no, Covid stopped us all in our tracks.
I do hope those of you with gardens have really made the most of them, if you were like me you did all those big household jobs at the beginning of lockdown, went off outside, not to rush back indoors to do anymore!
I hope you have been able to keep up your fitness one way or another. The amount of classes available on you-tube has been amazing. Some of you, I know, have been bowling, be it without visiting teams, well done. Certainly at my WBC we have had a terrific time between ourselves with Club Competitions, Ladders, Galas & friendly challenges.
Your Officers have been working so hard trying to keep up with all the latest information from Bowls England, directives from Sports England & the practicalities of it all for WWBA. The 2021 schedule is action packed – fingers & thumbs crossed!
Most of you have now collected your new strip, Debbie has done wonders collating it all – I do hope you will feel proud & comfortable stepping out wearing it. We unveiled it at the ‘covid’ Officers Match at WBC mid-September, feedback from the other sections of the club said that we looked fantastic!
Our thoughts & prayers go to those who have lost loved ones & those who have had sadness during lockdown; thankful for those who have returned to full health & hopeful that those waiting for medical care will soon receive it.
Do take care & hopefully one day, before too long, we will be able to get together – wearing our new strip to outshine as well as come away with a win.
With love & best wishes
President Mary & Officers
It is with considerable sadness that I have to tell you that Jean Petty passed away peacefully last night with her family around her.
A Member of Halford Bowls Club for many years and more recently Norgren, Jean was awarded her County Blazer Badge in 2001. A Finalist in the County Champion of Champions in 2007; Semi Finalist in the 4 Wood Singles 2017; Finalist in the Pairs 2013; and National Senior Pairs County Winner 2017 her enthusiasm and encouragement was endless, especially for the newer younger bowlers. She was a great ambassador for our sport, both Indoors and Out, and will be sadly missed by her many friends.
Our condolences go to her husband Terry and the family at this sad time.