Betty Barnes

Meritorious Service

Betty Barnes
City: Reno
State: NV
Inducted: 2010
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Barnes served as Womens International Bowling Congress Sergeant-at-Arms from 1994-2005 after first joining the WIBC Board of Directors in 1989. As Reno/Sparks Womens Bowling Association president, she was instrumental in helping the Reno community build the National Bowling Stadium and bring the WIBC Championships Tournament to her hometown. Barnes helped coordinate the successful hosting of the WIBC Championship Tournaments in 1988, 1997, 2000 and 2003. She also helped with the 2006 and 2009 USBC Womens Championships. She actively participated on committees for the 13th Federation International des Quilleurs World Championships in Reno in 1995 and assisted in the 2001 and 2002 FIQ Senior Opens in her hometown. Barnes previously was elected into the Nevada and Greater Reno WBA Halls of Fame for both meritorious service and superior performance.