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Patty Guyer was elected to the WDCAWBA board as a director in 1993 and served as treasurer for three years before leaving the board earlier this year. Over the years as a director, she served many centers representing the association by presenting pins, watches, rings, plaques, etc. Some of these centers included Bowl America Shirley, Bowl America Falls Church, Bowl America Fairfax, Bowl America Bull Run, Quantico, and Fort Myer. She has devoted many hours to the bowling community, serving and becoming chairperson on various committees. The committees include BVL, Ways and Means, Uniform, Budget and Finance, and State Workshop.
In addition, Patty served on the Ranking Committee and held the position of assistant sergeant-at-arms for a year. She has been president of the 600 Club for two years and has worked the 600/700 Club Tournament, City Tournament, and Senior Tournament. She has attended numerous local, state, and national workshops and has served as a delegate to both the state and national conventions for more than five years. Patty is a member of the Virginia Bowling Queens and has bowled in the nationals since 1986. She also received the Presidentís Award for promotion of the game of bowling and her dedication to the sport.
Patty started bowling at the age of 16 while attending high school. She has bowled regularly since 1980 and currently bowls in three leagues. She has served as a league secretary for five years, a vice president for two years, and a treasurer for five years. Her highest average is 183, with a high game of 258 and a top series of 665.
As BVL chairperson, she earned recognition for the most funds raised on the local level for two years. Her longtime dedication and commitment to BVL earned her the prestigious honor of carrying the BVL flag in the presidential color guard in the Veteranís Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Patty Guyerís love for bowling and endless dedication and service to area bowlers, veterans, and the association for over 10 years makes her an excellent addition to the WDCAWBA Hall of Fame.