April 15, 2012
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
MARCH 17 St Patrick’s Day unit-rated game: Overall results: 1st in A: Cayce Blanchard/John Melis, 2nd Bob Mault/Sherry Troeger, 3rd Todd Knapp Roger Farmer, 4th Mark Tang/Sam Wang, 5th John and Bea Bralliar, 6th Betty McClellan/Steve Skinner. B flight overalls: 4th George Welsh/Mary Thomas, 5th Al and Sharon Appel. C flight overalls: 2nd Marlys Haraden/John Ready, 3rd Judy Jones/Judy Lorber. Congratulations to all!
MARCH 25 UNIT GAME: Overall results: 1st in A: Rob Preece/Paul Pettler, 2nd Sean Lui/Bob Mault, 3rd Muxin Li/Don Garner, 4tth Mary Thomas/George Welsh, 5/6 Fred Willbanks/Henefi Erten tied with Aaron Jons/John Petrie. B flight overalls: Keith and Susan Hafen were 6th. C flight overalls: 2nd Usha Bansal/Steven Alt, 3rd Lisa Kuo/Murat Veysoglu, 4th Barbara Shortwell/Ralph Moskowitz. Congratulations to all!
APRIL 1 April Fools Day unit-rated game: Overall results: 1st in A: Steve Mager/Gerri Carlson, 2nd Bea and John Bralliar, 3rd Kaye Amdon/Betty McClellan, 4th Jo and John Melis, 5tth Judy Elbogen/Gaye Harrington, 6th Bob Mault/Phyllis Parker. B flight overalls: 2nd John Petrie/Sankar Reddy, 3rd Lois Perovich/Jean Matz, 4th Janet Logan/Carmela Chiurazzi, 5th Paul Pettler/Hanefi Erten. C flight overalls: 2nd Ralph Moskowitz/Barbara Shortwell, 3rd Hashim Mahmoud/Judith Jones. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES in the club March 16 through April 15: In the NLM afternoon game March 23 Bonny Walsh/Karen Watson had 71.53%. In the 99er game March 28 Sally Gordy/Bernie Dow had 71.25%, and in the open game Wednesday evening April 11 Keith Hafen/John Melis had 70.24%. Congratulations to you all!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS: 1st over-all big point awards March 16 through April 15: March 17 Cayce Blanchard/John Melis won 3.83mp. March 18 Eileen Nelson/Julie Cunningham won 3.33mp. March 19 Loren Hilf/Steve Skinner won 4.83. March 20 Stanley Snyder/Ron Lien won 5.83mp in the afternoon game, Gayle Grub/Bob Lavery won 3.00mp in the evening game. March 21 Phil Schuster/Jon Yinger won 5.83mp. March 22 John Petrie/Ron Spain won 4.33mp. March 23 Fern Dunbar/Mike Ullman won 6.83mp and in the March 25 unit game Rob Preece/Paul Pettler won 3.83mp. Big awards for 2nd and 3rd overall: March 19 John Melis/Kay Tseng won 3.6mp for 2nd. March 20 Mark Teaford/Sean Lui won 4.37mp for 2nd, Irwin Bender/Kiyo Nagaishi won 3.28mp for 3rd. March 21 Eileen Nelson/Nancy Schwantes won 4.00mp for 2nd, John and Suzie Hand won 3.00mp for 3rd. March 22 Lois Abramson/Gary Paugh won 3.25 for 2nd. March 23 Mike Daley/Earl VanDerVord won 5.12mp for 2nd, Betti Harris/Sharon Hammer won 3.84mp for 3rd. Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBERS: Jim Keese, Eve Rae, Richard Shaeffer, Robert Goodman. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: Junior Master: William Dilks; Club Masters: Judy Percer, Toni Whitesell; NABC Master: Sy Alban; Life Master: Doreen Maes; Bronze Life Master: Karen Horton; and new Silver Life Master: Betty Wittereid. Congratulations to you all!!
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: Monday, May 7 Great Western STaC. May 10 ACBL-wide International Fund Game. Sunday, May 13 Mother’s Day Great Western STaC. May 14 Inter-Club-Championship game. May 20 through May 26 Club championship week. May 27 Unit Game: lunch at 12:30, game at 1pm. STaC games: hand records, extra points, $11 fee. Other special games—extra points, regular prices.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD from Gene Yaffee: There will be a unit game on Thursday, May 3, in Clubhouse #3 at 12:30 p.m. To make a reservation for the game, call Cookie Pham at 562/431-6453.
By popular demand, there will be a Swiss Team Game on Monday, May 14, at 12:30 p.m. in Clubhouse #3--this will replace the regular game on that day. For more information call Ruth Kaller, Club Manager, at 562/430-0316 or Ted Wieber, President, at 562/596-8661.
Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
Get well wishes are being sent to Barbara Zarzycki.
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