Jewel has been a member of the Harford County Women's Bowling Association for 32years. She has served as a Director on the Board for 20 years and during that time served as a member of and chaired many committees.
Along with Margaret Russell, Jewel was instrumental in formatting the first HCWBA Average Book (1974-75 season). She then chaired the Average Book committee for the next 10 years. She was Co-Chairman of the study group that produced our present Awards Program. She was Ways and Means Chairman for four years and Chairman of Auditing for one year.
The committees Jewel served on as a member were Nominating, Newsletter, Finance and budget, Secretary of the Year and Hall of Fame. She was also a Harford Lanes Representative for several years. This season she is working with Neighbors in Need, Bowlers Victory Legion and theJewel has worked many Tournament committees, both State and Local. When she was not assigned to a committee she would be there anyway to help wherever she might be needed. Jewel did her own league visitation for all our tournaments by talking to all the bowlers around her
and convincing to enter and she helped many of them fill out their entry forms.
Elected as a Delegate to the Maryland State Annual Meeting, Jewel represented Harford County for ten years. On the National level she was elected as a Delegate to the WIBC Convention and attended four times. As a Maryland State Director, Jewel served four years and was on many committees during that time.
As the Local 500 Club President for 15 years, she saw that it thrived with tournament participation during her tenure. She was also Vice-Chairman of the Local 600 Club for several years.
Jewel is also a good bowler whose career high average of 177 had dropped only a few pins in all these years. Last year (1993) she contributed a 600 set to the winning handicap team in the Local tournament, and this year bowled well for her team that placed second.
A special honor for Jewel is her certificate from WIBC for20 years participation in their National Tournaments. She is also proud of her gold medals received for first place in the Senior Olympics.
For her dedication to the promotion of Ten Pin Bowling and her end less contributions to the Harford County Women's Bowling Association we are proud to induct Jewel Frazier Gasdia into our Hall of Fame.