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2015 ACRY Family Weekend and Bowling Tournament (5/22/15)

On the weekend of May 22-25, 2015, the 67th National ACRY Metropolitan Orestes Memorial Bowling Tournament took place in Stratford/Milford, CT.

St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church of Stratford, CT (Silver Lane)/Chapter 23 served as the host for the weekend's events.

Posted photos show scenes from the weekend's events.
St John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Stratford, CT (Silver Lane) Host Parish of the 2015 Metropolitan Orestes Memorial Bowling Tournament.
The Trumbull Marriott - Bowling Tournament 2015 - Headquarters.
Beautifully refurbished Milford AMF Bowling Center - The Site of the 2015 Metropolitan Orestes Memorial Bowling Tournament.
Bishop Gregory and some of the Diocesan Youth who arrived early Friday afternoon enjoyed taking a Tour of the Pez Factory Museum in Orange, CT
The Pez Museum
Welcome Bowlers!
John and Mary are all smiles as they welcome the faithful of the Diocese who traveled from near and far.
Enjoying a game of Frisbee at Friday's Hospitality Gathering.
Enjoying the delicious food at St. John's Hospitality Reception.
Members of the Host Chapter take a break
Ultimate Frisbee!
Fr. Miles Zdinak, National JR ACRY Spiritual Advisor with Junior Officers
National JR ACRY Board Meeting
Bishop Gregory led the bowlers in an opening prayer on Saturday Morning.
Bishop Gregory prepares to throw the ceremonial first ball on Saturday Morning.
Ready, Set......
Team work!
Friends forever!
Saturday Evening Buffet Meal.
Dinner companions
Women's team winners.
Bishop Gregory's Bowling team wins an award.
Surprised by their award.
Grumpy Old Men's team.
More winners
Stratford-Phoenixville team winners.
The young and young at heart enjoyed watching the movie The Sand Lot.
On Sunday afternoon a large group of people boarded the The Sea Mist in Stony Creek Harbor for a cruise of the Thimble Islands on the Long Island Sound.
Enjoying the sea air!
JR ACRY friends.
One of the smaller islands. In all there are nearly 100 islands of various sizes, some including summer homes.
One of the larger island mansions.
These smiling faces thoroughly enjoyed the Thimble Island Tour.
2015 National SR ACRY Officers
The National Officers gave the 67th National ACRY Bowling Tournament Weekend "Two Thumbs Up"