Cecil Harford USBC Association

1016 Young Ave

Bel Air Md, 21014-1870   

410-836-9297

Association # 86494

"Meritorious Service"

 

 

 

 

Mary Jo has been a member of the Harford County Women's Bowling Association for 39 years. She served as First Vice President for eight years and a director for fourteen years. During that time she served as a member of, and chaired many committees.
 
Mary Jo was instrumental in the origination of the Harford County Women's Bowling Association mascot, "MALLY", as well as getting our logo, which is the mallard duck, for our association award pins.
 
She was chairman of Auditing and Ways and Means four years, Yearbook, Legislative, Policy and Procedures, Pin Dust reporter and Lane Representative for Edgewood Arsenal for ten years.

The committees Mary Jo served on as a member were Auditing, Tournament, Finance and Budget, Ways and Means, Nominating, and Average Book.
 
Mary 10 was one of three pioneers in the Harford County Women's Bowling Association to become a certified lane inspector. This was a unique accomplishment at the time as this was historically an area of bowling the men's association handled. It was also a time when lanes had to be checked frequently -whenever an honor score was bowled. Mary Jo participated in those checks many times.
 
In 1987 she was delegate chairman for the WIBC Convention. She was elected a delegate to WIBC Convention for (en years.
When Mary Jo was given a job, whether it was chairman or member of a committee she would always go the extra mile to get the job done.
Mary Jo served as President of the Maryland State Women's
 
Bowling Association for six years. She was also third vice president and a director. She served on all committees for the State.
She was a member of the Maryland Ten Pin Bowling Council, member of the National Women Bowling Writer Association, National 500 Club, and the National Hall of Fame and Museum.
 
In Mary Jo's long carrier as a bowler her high average was 163 with a high game of 252 and a high series of 599. She has placed many times in learn events, doubles, and singles in both the Harford County Women's Bowling Association Annual Championship Tournament and the Maryland State Women's Bowling Association Annual Championship Tournament.
 
For her dedication to the promotion of Ten Pin Bowling and her endless contribution to the Harford County Women's Bowling Association, we are proud to induct Mary Jo Smith-Stinchcomb into our Hall of Fame.