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Meet Carolyn Sabaca – Newest CBW Director

Bowling is a lifetime sport for our newest CBW Director, Carolyn Mertens Sabaca! Born in San Francisco to a bowling family, Carolyn grew up watching her parents bowl. She remembers her Dad being so proud of his 1951 City Doubles Championships Medal. She still has that medal to cherish. Carolyn attended Zion Lutheran School and graduated from George Washington High School in San Francisco. She is a widow with two adult children and three grandchildren. Her son bowled in both youth and adult leagues, however her daughter was never interested in the sport. Carolyn joined her first league for only one year at Serra Bowl in 1962 while still in high school. It wasn’t until 20 years later that she started bowling on a regular basis. She now bowls 2 leagues each week plus the Woman’s Travel League each month.

After moving to Marin, Carolyn worked at USPS as a mail carrier for 20 years, retiring in 2005. Then she took care of her Mom until she passed, then got more active in bowling. At that time also was CFO of her husband’s Chevron Station, the guy she had met in her league. She is currently a league officer in both leagues and serves as Vice President on the Marin County USBC Board. She is also a State Convention delegate and has served on several committees. We need to add Marin County 500 Club Board Member and now a CBW Board member. In her spare time, she plays Bocce Ball and loves to travel. If you want things done correctly and in a timely manner, just ask Carolyn. She is always willing to help with anything when asked and claims to be a doer, not a chief! When Marin hosted the CUSBC Championships in 2017, she volunteered her time for all squads (that is every weekend for both Adult & Youth Championships) either selling merchandise or as a scorekeeper and sometimes both. We thank Carolyn for her commitment to bowling and welcome her as the newest CBW Director.

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