Brunswick to Assist in ‘Give Kids the World’ Fundraiser

November 5th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Team Brunswick is racing to help “give kids the world” at the IAAPA Footprints from the Heart Fun Run and Walk on Thursday, Nov. 19 in Orlando, Fla., with help from the Future Theme Park Leaders Association (FTPLA). The event winds through the storybook pathways of Give Kids the World Village, a nonprofit resort in […]

Station Casinos Prepares for IPO

November 5th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Station Casinos, which operates 19 large and small casinos in the Las Vegas Valley — including four with bowling centers — has filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that no timetable had been announced for the IPO, but that the goal was to […]

Kamron Doyle Signed to EBI’s Track Brand

November 5th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Ebonite International’s Track Bowling brand has announced the signing of Kamron Doyle, a five-time member of Junior Team USA and a member of the 2015 Team USA, to its staff. Doyle, who won the 2015 Team USA Trials, said he feels the signing is a great opportunity for him to grow as a bowler, and […]

Peyton Manning to Keynote Bowl Expo Next Summer

October 30th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Peyton Manning to Keynote Bowl Expo Next Summer

Denver Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning, has been selected to give the keynote address at International Bowl Expo next summer in Las Vegas. While Manning is best known for his achievements on the football field — including single-season records for passing yards and touchdown passes — he also has built an impressive resumé for his humanitarian […]

Rolltech Is Honored by Internet Association

October 16th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The Internet Marketing Association held its IMPACT15 Conference and Awards event late last month at CityCenter in Las Vegas. The gathering set a new benchmark with its roster of speakers and panelists focused on breaking industry trends, issues and best practices. Each year, a highlight of the event is the presentation of the IMPACT Awards, […]

Ebonite Names New Southwest District Sales Manager

October 15th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Ebonite International has announced that Adam Ishman has been named District Sales Manager for its Southwest territory. Ishman will be taking over this area from Erik Vermilyea, who is relocating to pursue a family career opportunity. Ishman comes to Ebonite from K&K Bowling Services, where he was a part owner for the past 10 years. […]

Betson and Main Event Enter Into Exclusive Agreement

October 14th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Betson Enterprises, a division of H. Betti Industries Inc., and Main Event Entertainment LP have entered into an exclusive partnership agreement for the upcoming year. Betson will provide an array of services to Main Event, including game design, installation, set-up, distribution and training. Bob Boals, Executive Vice President of Betson, said, “Betson is proud to […]

East Coast Bowling Centers Convention Canceled

October 1st, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The theme of the 2015 East Coast Bowling Centers Convention was to have been “Facing the Future Together.” Just moments ago, the ECBC Convention Committee faced Mother Nature and decided to cancel the event, according to John LaSpina, President of Maple Family Centers. Earlier, organizers had posted this message on the convention’s website: “The East […]

Storm Hires New Social Media Manager

September 15th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Storm Products has announced the hiring of Blair Blumenscheid as Social Media Manager. Blumenscheid was a three-time Academic All-American and 2013 graduate of The Ohio State University, where she earned a degree in strategic communication. She also bowled at Ohio State, where her success on the lanes and leadership off the lanes brought her SMART […]

Celebration of Life Set Sunday for Ted Clausen

September 11th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

A long-time lane resurfacer and a past president of the National Association of Independent Resurfacers, Ted Clausen, died on Aug. 22. He was 90. Clausen was born in Dannebrog, Neb., a tiny village whose name is emblematic of the flag of Denmark, but he spent most of his life in the Pacific Northwest. He was […]

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