Late Friday evening or early Saturday morning a hammer was thrown through one of the new windows in Anderson House. Garry Anderson was one of the first arrivals Saturday morning to witness the unfortunate result. He notified me and then called the Oak Bay police who attended a bit later. There were … [Read more...]

Elaine Hasler

After a long battle with cancer Elaine Hasler passed away on January 30, 2019. I am so sorry to see her go. She was such a kind soul and had that wonderful ability to bring smiles and laughter to those that met her. A keen participant on the greens and it was just last May that Sheila McCall … [Read more...]

Financial Status of Our Club

Before becoming a member on our Executive Committee I never gave any thought to the club’s financial status or what it costs to operate a lawn bowling club. If you are anything like me then you might have spent as much time thinking about our financial status as I did. Today I want to give … [Read more...]

Philip Bissell

With sadness I write to let members know that Phil Bissell passed away on January 12that the age of 92.   Phil was an active member of our club and will be greatly missed. Our hearts go out to Dorothy, his sons Bruce and Christopher and his step-children Marilyn and … [Read more...]

Police Thank You

I sent the following letter to the Oak Bay Police Department recently. FYI: Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club December 30, 2018 Chief Constable Andy Brinton Oak Bay Police Department 1703 Monterey Ave, Victoria, BC V8R 5V6 Dear Chief Constable Brinton: As you might be aware, the Oak Bay Lawn … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas:                                                            December 23, 2018 At this time of year our thoughts turn to family and friends. From a different perspective I wonder how many of you think about our club during the holiday season. For me the club is, in a manner of … [Read more...]

Joe Rossi

Joe Rossi                                              December 11, 2018   I am sorry to announce the passing of Joe Rossi, a wonderful man and a long-term member of our club.  Joe passed away at the age of 92 on December 8. Given his Italian background Joe had a passion for bocce and … [Read more...]

Robbery Update

Robbery Update                                                        December 9, 2018   This will be my first attempt at using the Presidents Blog so I hope members take the time to read this and future notes that I will be posting. I’ll let members know when I enter a new post by … [Read more...]

Break in to Carnarvon House last night

Last night, November 12, at approximately 11 p.m. neighbours of our club noticed flashlights inside Carnarvon House. They called the police who attended and apprehended a female who was in the park. A male was with her but ran away. It will make it difficult if they can’t tie the woman as being in … [Read more...]

Nomination list for AGM and short mat start up in Anderson House

To Oak Bay members, Some items leading up to the AGM and Short Mat season. If not sent out earlier, here is the list of members nominated for the executive for next year. With short mat starting up next week (see below) we will be holding the AGM in Carnarvon House as usual. Mayor Kevin … [Read more...]