February 15, 2014
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
JANUARY 19 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: John Bralliar/Steve Ramos, 2nd Keith and Susan Hafen, 3rd John and Jo Melis, 4th Gaye Harrington/Ted Gibbs, 5th Lisa Kuo/Murat Veysoglu, 6th John Petrie/Orhan Gurbuz. In the B flight overall: 4th Joyce Henderson/Jane Reid, 5th Kevin Lane/Bruce Altshuler, 6th Doreen Maes/Phyllis Greenstein. In the C flight overall Usha Bansal/Rob Preece were 4th. Results in the NLM section: 1st overall Joyce Roberts/Michiko Sharp. 2nd overall Colleen Bilas/Dalia Hernandez. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES January 16 through February 15: In open games Jan 16 Steve Ramos/Cecil Cook had 72.60%. Jan 17 (evening) John and Jo Melis had 73.24%. Jan 29 (evening) John and Jo Melis had 71.99%. Feb 2 Betty McClellan/Kay Amdon had 70.24%. Feb 4 (evening) Earl VanDerVord/George Welsh had 75.23%. In NLM games Jan 24 Joyce Roberts/Michiko Sharp had 69.86% and Jan 28 Bonny Walsh/Julie Osborne had 71.99%. Congratulations to all seven pairs!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS in open games January 16 through February 15: Jan 17 Mike Ullman/Lynn Johnson won 4.44mp for 1st, Dick Sands/Stephen Licker won 3.33mp for 2nd. Jan 18 Sean Lui/Earl VanDerVord won 3.14mp for 1st. In the Unit Game Jan 19 John Bralliar/Steve Ramos won 4.25mp for 1st, Susan and Keith Hafen won 3.19mp for 2nd. In the big afternoon game Feb 4 Patricia Ann Jay/Ralph Beazley won 6.33mp for 1st, Steve Sturm/Wei Pei won 4.75% for 2nd, Carol Murakoshi/Diane Sachs won 3.56mp for 3rd. Feb 10 Marcie Evans/Bettyanne Houts won 3.38 for 1st. Feb 11 Wei Pei/Steve Sturm won 4.43mp for 1st, Richard and Robert Bakovich won 3.32mp for 2nd. Feb 12 Bob Santen/Paul Pettler won 3.50mp for 1st. Feb 14 Baum Harris/Larry Slutsky won 4.32mp for 1st, Carmela Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer 3.24 for 2nd. And Feb 15 Bob Mault/Sherry Troeger won 3.27mp for 1st. Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBER: Ed Janik. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: New Club Masters: George Koehm, Ruby Luke. New Regional Master: Ruth Roe. New Bronze Life Masters: Sharon Biederman, Joyce Henderson, Carl Schiermeyer, Dennis Schultz. New Silver Life Master: Christine Fruman. Congratulations to you all!
CONDOLENCES to the family and friends of Mark Teaford—Director, teacher, partner, friend. He will be sorely missed.
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: March 3-9 Districts 22-23 STaC week. Extra points, hand records, regular prices. March 23 Unit Game. Lunch at 12:30, game begins at 1pm.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD by Judy Carter-Johnson.
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS: January 12--overall winners: Bobbie and Brent Johansson 1st in A, B and C. Betty Jackson/Larry Slutsky 2nd in A. Bee Kinman/Bill Linskey 3rd in A. Bobbi Vann/Chuck Cutchshaw 4th in A, 2nd in B. Sue Fardette/Vince Remedios 5th in A, 3rd in B. Jane and Tom Gibbons 4th in B. Tied for 2/3 in C Lottie Kostar/Ron Yaffee and Jean Byer/George Koehm.
January 17—overall winners: Jane and Tom Gibbons 1st in A. Joan Tschirki/Bee Kinman 2nd in A. Betty Jackson/Lois Abramson 3rd in A. Ron Yaffee/Richard Harris 4th in A, 1st in B and C. Sue Fardette/Judy Carter-Johnson 5th in A. Joan and Ted Wieber 2nd in B. Cookie Pham/Cuck Cutchshaw 3rd in B, 2nd in C. Jane and Jerry Reid 4th in B. Audrey Healy/Joyce Newton 3rd in C.
January 25—overall winners: Judy Carter-Johnson/Howard Smith 1st in A and and B. Joan Tschirki/Jeanette Estell 2nd in A. Bee Kinman Verna Burns 3rd in A. Cookie Pham/Chuck Cutchshaw 4th in A, 2nd in B, 1st in C. Betty Scharf/Bill Robinson 5th in A, 3rd in B, 2nd in C. Chie Wickham/Stan Blitz 3rd in C.
70+% game: Feb 10 Verna Burns/Judy Carter-Johnson had a 70.03% game.
Upcoming Club Championship Dates: Clubhouse #3—March 6; Clubhouse #1—Friday April 11 and Saturday April 19.
Upcoming Unit Rated Game: Clubhouse #3 Thursday February 20.
New phone number 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 #1 at 12:15. Advanced reservations are requested as Leisure World is a gated community. Please call: Monday—Midge Dunagan (562) 594-9698 Thursday—Cookie Pham (562) 431-6453 Friday and Saturday—Jaye Woodington (562) 799-1089.
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