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I am very sad to announce that John Dorek passed away on Christmas Eve. John was the founder of the CBA and every scratch bowler in the upper midwest owes him thanks for helping their careers. John started the CBA in 1971 and was the tournament director until 1992.

John H. Dorek

Dorek, John H. Age 97, of Richfield, formerly of Edina, passed away Dec. 24, 2015. WWII Army veteran. Survived by sons, Gary (Sara Miele) and Steve (wife, Rita); grandchildren, Kelly (husband, Dan) Sleeper and Nicholas (wife, Hyeju); great-grandson, Brexton Sleeper; 1 niece; 3 nephews. Enjoyed many great friendships in both the bowling and sports worlds. Memorial gathering from 10-11 AM Wed., Dec. 30 at Cremation Society of MN, 7110 France Ave. S., Edina (952-924-4100). Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials to donor’s preferred Veteran’s organization.

Contact Jason Hanson at 651-646-3624 or centralbowlersalliance@gmail.com for Complete Info

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The 9th Tournament of the 2015-2016 CBA Season will be held on Sunday January 31st at Farmington Lanes – Start Time 9:00 AM.

SHORTS are NOT ALLOWED for any CBA Tournament during the Months of October through April. Bowlers need to have their names on the back of their shirts for all tournaments and on Sundays for our Two-Day tournaments we do Not allow jeans.

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John Dorek and Tom Corbett with Current Director Jason Hanson

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