The annual GRITS tournament in South Carolina is over for the year, but the photos live on.
Photos from Peggy Grant and Melissa Brown
Barbara VanAlen and Larry Rand conducted another outstanding cruise for Word Game Players, then followed it up with the 25th annual Portland tournament – Surf and Turf. Here are the intrepid Surfers as they returned from Alaska.
Photos from the VanRand photo gallery, vanrandtravel1.smugmug.com.
Third division winners Phil Seitzer, Orhan Orgun, Heidi Hugli, and Leesa Bergeron. Second division Kolton Koehler, Marc Levesque, Gunther Jacobi, Chris Tallman, and Paula Catanese. Not pictured, Alan Meyer. First division Conrad Bassett-Bouchard, Noah Walton, Jon Shreve.
High loss Noah, Gunther, Heidi. High win Conrad, Kolton, Phil.
Larry Rand won the raffle.
Late Bird winners Kolton Koehler, Larry Rand, Gunther Jacobi, Betty Cornelison
Directors of the Portland Labor Day Weekend Tournament, past and present: Larry Rand, Rich Moyer, Dave Johnson, Ruth Hamilton, Vail Palmer. Not present: Fontes, Karen Merrill.
WGPO has reached a milestone. Our one-thousandth member joined last month. Tom Campbell added his name to our roster in preparation for the Portland Labor Day Weekend tournament. Executive Committee members Larry Rand (left) and Keith Hagel (right) presented Tom (center) with a commemorative certificate and a new OWL .
WGPO members and ardent word enthusiasts Maliha Mahmood and Norman Wei have recently published books that are entertaining study guides. Both are available at Amazon.com.