The first recipient of the new WSCA Service Award is Bernie Dushek from Arlington. Bernie and his wife Mary have been Arlington curling stalwarts for over 40 years. Bernie has been a tireless promoter of the game and of the Arlington Curling Club. He has served the club as WSCA director for as long as any of us can remember. He still plays actively, and was the most senior competitor in this year's Wisconsin Senior Bonspiel hosted by the Milwaukee Curling Club. Todays he continues to promote the game and serves as chair of the Arlington Senior Men's Bonspiel, the Pride of the Prairie.