Oakmont Lawn Bowling Club

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By Mary Blake

SAFE BOWLING
Don’t forget to bowl! It’s safe, fun, and good for you.

True, it isn’t easy to bowl with a mask on, but we’re doing it. And we’re keeping bowling safe for everyone.

To bowl safely, you’re mainly trying to make sure you don’t share cooties – you don’t give them to anyone else and no one else gives them to. So, continue what you’re doing: wear a mask, keep a distance, don’t share items. Singles, pairs, and cut-throat are OK, but not triples. And Oakmont has taped off all the benches for a reason. If you need to sit down (we ALL can understand that), bring a lightweight chair or two, just for you.

During the colder months (until May 1), drop-in bowling is at 12:30. But the green is sitting there ready for use throughout the day. Spreading out the times you bowl helps reduce congestion, so, if you’ve found someone to bowl with but not at 12:30, feel free to drop whenever weather and light permit.

Jeff and Frank G hosting a wine country game

SAFE BIRDING
This is just an aside: I’ve received emails lately from WildCare in San Rafael and The Bird Rescue Center here in Santa Rosa that birds, especially Pine Siskins, are dying from salmonellosis. This is often being spread from bird feeders and from bird baths. If you have bird feeders or bird baths, check out how to keep things clean and birds safe at The Bird Rescue Center’s website: https://birdrescuecenter.org/salmonellosis/

PHOTOS
I went back in time to a wine country game from before I joined the club.

 

Phil, Larry and Fritzie made up one of the OLBC teams

ON OUR WEBSITE
A more detailed set of instructions for safe bowling, a summary of the most recent board meeting (January 15, 2021) as well as the financial statement for 2020 are available at our website.

Questions? Email me at oakmontlawnbowling@gmail.com
Or visit our website at www.oakmontlawnbowling.com

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