Long Beach Unit

April 15, 2015

by Jon Yinger †††

UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org

†††††††††† CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com

†††††††††††MARCH 29 Unit Game:†† Overall results:1st in A:Alfred Lee/John Ionescu,2nd Wei Pei/Phil Hiestand,3rd Steve Mager/Gerri Carlson,4th John Petrie/Louis Shen, 5th Jackie Hess/Wayne Otsuki,6th Betty Jackson/Diance Sacs.In the B flight overallDoug and Benjamin Kuschner were 1st,Paul Pettler/Barbara Shuping 2nd,Betty Witteried/Christine Frumen 3rd,Judy Jones/Wayne Rapp 4th, Robert and Richard Bakovic 5th.In the C flight overallPhyllis Greenstein/Doreen Maes were2nd,Joyce Roberts/Time Cole3rd,and Sherry Royce/Nancy Karl 4th.Congratulations to all!
†††††††††70+% GAMES: March 16 through April 15:On March 30 Bonny Walsh/Karen Watson had 72% in the NLM game.Congratulations!

†††††††† BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS March 16 through April 15:In the unit game March 29 Alfred Lee/John Ionescu won 4.67mp for 1st, Wei Pei/Phil Hiestand 3.50 for 2nd.April 13Earl VanDerVord/Mike Daley won 4.08mp for 1st,Paul Pettler/Barbara Shuping 3.06mp for 2nd.April 14 Earl VanDerVord/George Welsh won 5.10mp for 1st, Xingping Kand/Louis Shen 3.83 for 2nd.And on April 15 Cecil Cook/Eugene White won 3.65mp for 1st.Congratulations to all seven pairsl!

†††††††† GET WELL WISHES:Mary Thomas.

†††††††† CONDOLENCESto the families andfriends of Al Masteron and John Chang, both of whom passed away earlier this month.

†††††††† NEW MEMBERS:Debra Fudge, Donald Houser.Welcome to the club!

†††††††† STATUS CHANGES:New Life Master:Colleen Bilas.New Bronze Life Masters:Bettyanne Houts, Norma Krueger.Congratulations to you all!


April 26 Unit Game and awards banquet.Lunch 12:00, awards 12:30, game begins at 1pm 

May 4 through May 10 Western Conference STaC.Silver points; all games $12

May 24 Unit Game.Lunch 12:30, game 1pm

May 25 Memorial Day unit-rated game.Extra points, regular price†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††† NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLDby Judy Carter-Johnson---April 15, 2015 †††††††††††††††

†††††††† CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP game†† March 16--Clubhouse #3††† Verna Burns/Bee Kinman 1 in A.Joyce Henderson/Howard Smith 2 in A, 1 in B.Judy Carter-Johnson/John Chang 3 in A.†† Simone Chottin/Fred Benedetti4 in A, 2 in B.Paul Scott/Howard Sloan5 in A, 3 in B, 1 in C.Bobbi and Brent Johansson4 in B, 2 in C.Thuan Gwynn/Cookie Pham5 in A.Audrey Healy/Bill Power3 in C.

†††††††† CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP gameMarch 21--CLUBHOUSE #1 Verna Burns/Joan Tschirki 1 in A

Sharon and Al Appel2 in A.Dorothy Favre/Bee Kinman3 in A.Cookie Pham/Chuck Cutchshaw4 in A, 1 in B, 1 in C.Christine Frumen/Jaye Woodington5/6 in A, 2 in B.Betty Jackson/Dick Sands5/6 in A.Sharon Beran/Chie Wickham3 in B.Jean Byer/Thuan Gwynn4 in B, 2 in C.Joyce Henderson/Howard Smith5 in B.Lottie Kostar/Dick Stammerjohn3 in C.

†††††††† CONGRATULATIONS - 70% games- On March 23 Joan Tschirki and Bill Linskey had a 70.99%and on March 30 Eileen Nelson and Bill Linskey had a 75.69% game.

†††††††† CONDOLENCES to Cooie and Jack Dampman on the death of their beloved son, John.

And to the family ofJohn Chang, he will be missed.

†††††††† BEE KINMAN Appreciation Day Friday, March 20 was at Clubhouse #1.†† Cards and flowers were presented to Bee who has been an inspiration to all as a Director and Teacher.


April 25:Unit-rated game at Clubhouse #1.

May 16:Club Championship Game at Clubhouse #1.

May 21:†† Pro-am game at Clubhouse #3.

June 18:Unit-rated game at Clubhouse #3.

June 19:Unit-rated game at Clubhouse #1.

July 20:Club Championship Game at Clubhouse #1.

††††††† PHONE NUMBERS for Clubhouse #3 - Late arrivals, last minute reservations, last minute cancellations, need a partner--After 12:00 noon:(562) 481-7368.Games are held on Mondays/ Thursdays at Clubhouse #3 and Friday/Saturday at Clubhouse #1at 12:15.Advanced reservations are requested as Leisure World is a gated community.Please call: Mon. - Midge Dunagan(562) 594 9698†† Thurs - Cookie Pham (562) 431 6453 Fri and Saty - Jaye Woodington(562)799 1089.Any news for next monthís column, please e mail me @ jcj90740@gmail.comresults of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org†††††††††††††††††

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