HOF – Katherine Schwinn


2000 – Meritorious Service
Katherine Schwinn

Katy Schwinn was president of Findlay WBA for 26 years (1970-96). She was president ot the Findlay Area Bowling Council for six years and president of the lnter-City tor 12 years. She served on the Ohio Bowling Council (1991-99), director-at-large, Ohio WBA (1986-91), Sgt.-at-Arms, Ohio WBA and currently is 3rd vice president.

Katy received the Findlay WBA secretary‘s award (1981); Life Member, Inter-City (1986)}Life Member, District 1 600 Club (1995); Life Member, Findlay WBA (1996); Hancock Co. Sports Hall of Fame (1997); the Mary Janetto Award for local bowling promotion (1985); the Ruth Smith Award for Outstanding Association president (1995) Member Emerita, Buckeye Women Bowling Writers (1994); a charter member ot the BWBW, she was a director for nine years and for two years a vice president.

Katy has long been involved in raising funds for the Ohio WBA and for the BVL. As chairman of the BVL Committee, she has arranged group tours of Veterans Administration facilities. She has provided Ohio
Hi-Lites with articles promoting the BVL and gives extensive reports in behalf ot the nation’s veterans.

Katy has been an enthusiastic leader in local, state and national bowling. ln 1998, the WIBC gave her a Certificate of Appreciation for dedicated service to the sport ot bowling. Katy is totally qualified for her admission tonight into the Ohio Bowling Hall of Fame.

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