Elks Announce Free Bowling League for Area Youth
The Presque Isle Elks will sponsor a Junior Bowling League for youth, ages 6 to 15, on Saturdays, from 10 am to noon during the months of October through March at the Northern Lanes Bowling Alley, 510 Main Street in Presque Isle.
According to Marion Donahue, Exalted Ruler of the Presque Isle Elks, Lodge #1954, “Registration for the Presque Isle Elks Junior Bowling League will be open at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 30 and October 7 for all area youth from ages 6 to 15. Everything necessary to bowl will be provided to the junior bowlers free of charge, namely lanes, shoes, and balls, during league play, Funding for this youth activity for the next six months has been provided through a grant from the Elks National Foundation, Community Investment Program,” Donahue said.le Nickerson, manager of Northern Lanes, said that teams and league schedules will be assembled at the conclusion of the registration period. It is hoped that teams can be chosen in order to create the greatest potential for league play, as well as the best opportunity for development of bowling skills by the younger bowlers.
“While parents are encouraged to attend and to assist in keeping score, the Presque Isle Elks and Northern Lanes will provide mentors, coaches, and general supervisors during league play,” Nickerson stated.
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