grandmothers pram
grandmothers pram

GRANDMOTHER’S PRAM TROPHY

This perpetual trophy was donated by Lou Strauss in 1976.  It is a pewter loving cup mounted on a walnut base and is awarded to the winner of a special Grandmother’s race held in prams during the year. both natural and step-grandmothers are eligible; however, anyone winning the race three times must retire from the competition.

This trophy was replaced in 1989.  In antique baby shoe donated by Helen Orton, was bronzed and mounted on a walnut base. An appropriate keeper charm shall be awarded to the winner the following year.

A perpetual trophy for sunfish was donated by Fay Doty in 1989.  This was a pewter a baby cup mounted on a walnut base and was replaced in 2004 with an antique baby shoe donated by Helen Orton that was bronzed and mounted a walnut base.  Both natural and step-grandmothers are eligible; however, no individual ay win this trophy more than twice consecutively.  An appropriate keeper charm shall be awarded to the winner the following year.

1977 Cyn McClaud

1978 Joan Latham

1979 Lou Strauss

1980 Lou Strauss

1981 Lou Strauss

1982 Kupe Cushman

1983 Freida Williams

1984 Not Awarded

1985 Nancy Hood

1986 Barbara Schmitz

1987 Mary Jane Scott

1988 Helen Orton

1989 Hilda Crawford

1990 Georgia Jensen

1991 Joan Spinnanger

1992 Barbara Schmitz

1993 Sylvia Mabe

1994 Jan Risberg

1995 Not Awarded

1996 Sally Irving

1997 Mary Jane Scott

1998 Sylvia Mabe

1999 not awarded

2000 Julie Anderson

2001 Kathy Mack

2002 No race

2003 No race

2004 No race

2005 Denise Bissonnette

2006 not awarded

2007 Susan Lucas

2008 not awarded

2009 Ellen Hargrave

2010 Jan Risberg

2011 Michaela Mahoney

2012 Michaela Mahoney

2013 Michaela Mahoney

2014 Lucile Casey

2015 not awarded

2016 Janet Shellenberger

2017 not awarded