IBMHOF

United States

08/18/09

Bill Supper named new IBM/HF Executive Director

Ciniello to lead another year; Tessmar joins board of trustees

BPAABillSupper_small.jpgLoriTessmarTurbo_small.jpgThe International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame (IBM/HF) has hired Bill Supper (l.) to become its executive director. A long-time industry executive, Supper has had stints with Ebonite International, Storm Bowling Products and Columbia 300, and currently is the deputy executive director of the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America. The IBM/HF also has added Lori Tessmar (r.), president of sales and marketing for Turbo Accessories, to its board of trustees.


USBC News

08/13/09

Bowling Museum/Hall of Fame hopes to raise $1 million from industry working with the bowling foundation

USBCLogow_small.jpgThe International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame will partner with The Bowling Foundation to launch a new capital campaign to raise $1 million from the bowling industry for the IBM/HF. The hope is to reach the goal by the opening of the IBM/HF's new, state-of-the-art home at the International Bowling Campus in early 2010. The campaign was established to ensure funding and support for relocation of the IBM/HF and to maintain operations. A variety of contribution levels are available, including different recognition for individuals, companies and associations.

United States

11/22/08

Bowling Museum's St Louis facility sold

2007 IBMaHoF_small.jpg The International Bowling Museum has sold its St. Louis property for $2 million to a company affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Partnership. The land parcel likely will become a part of the new Ballpark Village development. "The timing for selling the property was perfect," said Pat Ciniello, Museum President. "We are joining the many different bowling organizations in a move to Arlington, Texas, which is a huge step toward industry consolidation and partnership. The proceeds of the sale allow us to move forward with the relocation as well as the designing and developing of our new facility."

USBC News

06/09/08

Bowling Museum/Hall of Fame to join USBC/BPAA in Texas

USBCLogoRed_small.jpg The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame Board of Trustees voted unanimously this week to move the Hall of Fame from its current location in St. Louis to Arlington, Texas. The new Museum and Hall of Fame will be located in a new development that will house bowling's two national entities, the United States Bowling Congress and the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America.  It is anticipated that the Hall of Fame will reopen in Arlington within 18 months.

Industry News

06/07/08

Bowling Museum moving to Arlington

Ballpark Village acquires land parcel

The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame Board of Trustees voted unanimously this week to move the Hall of Fame from its current location in St. Louis, MO to Arlington, Texas. The new Museum and Hall of Fame will be located in a new development that will house bowling's two national entities, the United States Bowling Congress and the Bowling Proprietors Association of America. As part of the planned move, the IBM/HF reached an agreement to sell the existing Hall and Museum structure– which is also home to the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum – and its land to the Ballpark Village partnership consisting of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cordish Company.

USBC News

04/04/08

USBC Releases Museum Deed of Trust

USBCLogoRed_small.jpg The United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors voted unanimously to release the deed of trust on the property owned by the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame, giving the Hall of Fame the right to move to a new location. Just this week, the USBC and BPAA submitted a formal proposal for the Hall of Fame to move to Arlington into a facility being purchased by USBC and BPAA.



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