Long Beach Unit
April 15, 2014
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
MARCH 23 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: John and Jo Melis, 2nd Arne Lier/Ann Croul, 3rd Kevin Lane, Robert Shore, 4th Jackie Hess/Lucy Gellner, 5th Hanefi Erten/Oliver Yildiz, 6th John Petrie/Orhan Gurbuz. In the B flight overall: 5th Lisa Kuo/Murat Veysoglu, 6th Eileen Nelson/Eleanor Baratelle. In the C flight overall: 3rd Doreen Maes/Phyllis Greenstein, 4th Jane Reid/Joyce Henderson, 5th Betti and Warren Harris. Results in the NLM section: 1st overall Nancy Raiche/Garry Gastelum, 2/3 Tom and Bill Dilks tied with Ralph Brunson/Tim Panik. Congratulations to all!
APRIL 13 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: EileenNelson/Julie Cunningham, 2nd Betty McClellan/Jo Daigle, 3rd Mark Leonard/Phil Clayton, 4th Carmela Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer, 5th John Petrie/Alberto Feilhaber, 6th Fay Beckerman/Sherry Troeger. In the B flight overall: 4th Larry Slutsky/Dennis Schmitz, 5th Rob Preece/Usha Bansal. In the C flight over all: 3rd Jane Ried/Joyce Henderson. Results in the NLM section: 1st Colleen Bilas/Dalia Hernandez, 2nd Bill Dilks/Lynn Danielson, 3rd Ken Baker/Tim Cole, and tied for 4,5,6,7 Juanita Smith/Madge Weinstein, Nancy Troussaint/Pam Cronn, Peter and MJ Giotta, and Mike and Bert Nielsen. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES March 16 through April 15: In the open game Sunday March 16 Jo and John Melis had a 70.14%. And in the NLM game Monday evening Apr 14 Dalia Hernandez/Colleen Bilas had 70.83%. Congratulations both pairs!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS March 16 through April 15: Mar 17 John Bralliar/Jackie Hess won 3.27mp. Mar 23 Jo and John Melis won 4.96mp for 1st, Arnie/Anne Croul 3.72mp for 2nd. Apr 1 Jo Daigle/Cliff Goodrich won 4.68mp for 1st, Joyce Henderson/Jane Ried 3.51mp for 2nd. Apr 8 Marcie Evans/Jon Yinger won 3.85mp. Apr 9 Sherman Gao/Weiling Zhao won 3.15mp. Apr 11 Jo Daigle/Marcie Evans won 4.43 for 1st, Eddie Gruber/Diane Starbuck 3.3mp for 2nd. Apr 13 Eileen Nelson/Julie Cunningham won 4.25mp for 1st, Jo Daigel/Betty McClellan 3.19mp for 2nd. Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBERS: none this month
STATUS CHANGES: New Club Master: Warren Harris. New Regional Master: Dalia Hernandez. New Silver Life Master: Tom Ludwig. Congratulations to you all!
GET WELL WISHES to Lois Abramson.
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: Western Conference StaC May 5 through May 11. Silver points; fee: $12. Club championship week May 18 through May 24. Extra points, regular prices. May 25 Unit Game: Lunch 12:30pm, game 1pm. Our Unit Game has become very popular for players in all strats. Recently, we have had enough players for two Open Sections and a Non Life Masters Section. NLM’s are encouraged to attend. The people are fun and the food is great. What more could anyone want? Memorial Day Monday May 26 unit-rated game. A picnic lunch will be served before the game and extra points will be awarded after the game. Let’s make it a Red, White, and Blue Day!
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD by Judy Carter-Johnson---April 15, 2014
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS: April 11 (Clubhouse #1) overall winners: Jane and Tom Gibbons 1 in A. Dorothy Favre/Stan Blitz 2 in A. Bee Kinman/Verna Burns 3 in A. Mariann Klinger/Howard Smith 4 in A, 1 in B. Jean Byer/Jaye Woodington 2 in B. Sylvia Kaprellyan/Jack miller 3 in B, 1 in C. Cookie Pham/Joyce Basch 4in B, 2 in C.
April 14 (Clubhouse #3) overall winners: Marilyn McClintock/Sharon Baren 1 in A. Rhea Scharf/George Koehm 2 in A, 1 in B, 1 in C. Bee Kinman/Bill Linskey tied with Shirley Knopf/Joe FioRico for 3/4 in A. Shirley Knopf/Joe FioRico 2 in B, 2 in C. Joyce Henderson/Howard Smith 5 in A, 3 in B. Verna Burns/Judy Carter-Johnson 6 in A. Cookie Pham/Thuan Pham Gwynn tied with Jeanette Estill/Jpohn Chang for 4/5 in B.
UPCOMING CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP DATES: Clubhouse #3—Thurs June 12 and Thurs June 17. Clubhouse #1—Friday July 11 and Saturday July 19.
UPCOMING UNIT RATED GAME: Clubhouse #3 Monday May 19.
NEW PHONE NUMBER for Clubhouse #3—Late arrivals, last minute reservations, last minute cancellations, need a partner—After 12:00 none: (562) 481-7368. Games are held on Mondays/Thursdays at Clubhouse #3 and Friday/Saturday at Clubhouse #1 at 12:15. Advanced reservations are requested as Leisure World is a gated community. Please Call: Monday—Midge Dunagan (562) 594-9468 Thursday—Cookie Pham (562) 431-6453 Friday and Saturday—Jaye Woodington (562) 799-1089.
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