Centenary delight for bowlers
TENTERDEN Bowls Club brought its very successful centenary year to a fitting close with a Centenary Dinner held at the Chapel Down Vineyard, Smallhythe.
The dinner was attended by 46 members and guests which included the deputy mayor of Tenterden, Cllr Alan Sugden and his wife Jean; the president of the Kent County Bowling Association, David Conde; the President of the Kent County Women’s Bowling Association, Pat Cheeseman and club mixed tournament sponsors Peter and Deirdre Knott (Whites the Jewellers).
During the evening, David Conde presented the men’s singles champion, John Kirk, with his trophy and Pat Cheeseman presented the lady’s singles champion, Andrea Crosser with her trophy.
Other competition winners were: Terry Pickford & John Kirk, men’s pairs; Terry Pickford & Edna Curtis, mixed pairs; Ray Cutchee, Andrea Crosser & Edna Curtis, mixed triples; Andrea Crosser, 100up; Edna Curtis, Veterans; Ron Monk, handicap singles; John Kirk, Two Woods and David Clapp, the Walter Chamberlain Cup.
Tenterden chairman John Kirk thanked all the members who had supported the events during the season, David Conde & Pat Cheeseman for bringing County teams to play the club, but in particular, the club’s own president, Dorothy Phillips, for all her hard work in organising so many different events to celebrate the club’s 100 years.
He surprised Dorothy by presenting her with an album of photographs recording all the events of what had been a very successful Centenary Year.
Pat Cheeseman presenting Andrea Crosser with her trophy
Kent president David Conde presents John Kirk with his trophy