Bowling Queen of the Ottawa Valley 1962

Bowling Queen of the Ottawa Valley 1962

Miss Eleanor Powell was chosen Bowling Queen of the Ottawa Valley in a contest held in Almonte, Sunday afternoon. Miss Powell won over eight other contestants from Renfrew, Almonte, Arnprior and Ottawa. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E Powell of Highland Drive in Ottawa. She is a student of Laurentian High School and the contest was sponsored by the director of the Stirling BIA in Almonte– Leo Lindsay.

Judges were: Mr.and Mrs. Clifforrd March of Appleton and Mr. and Mrs. Judson of Carleton Place. Points were given on bowling ability and appearance.

Runners up ( Princesses) were Pat Insley and Gail Simon. Mrs. Helen Bradley of the P.J. Club in Ottawa was in charge of the Ottawa group. Those taking part in the contest were: Carol Baird, Gwen O’Connell, Jean West of Almonte, Marie Dupuis, Gail Simon and Dorothy Currie of Renfrew abd Wendy Arden, Pat Insley, and Eleanor Powell of Ottawa.

The Queen received roses and gifts from the director, Leo Lindsay and the little Pattie sisters of Ottawa. Following the results refreshments were served. Dancing followed with a few members of the Almonte set learning to do “the Twist”. Escorts for the presentation of the girls were: Don Morton, Kitk Mueller, Fred McLean, James Hand, Brian Newton and Gary Waddell.

The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
12 Jan 1962, Fri  •  Page 2


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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
11 Apr 1957, Thu  •  Page 41

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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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