Long Beach Unit
February 15, 2015
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
JANUARY 19 Unit-rated MLK-Day Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Charlotte and Steve Sturm, 2nd Judy Elbogen/Cathy Bauer, 3rd Ralph Beazley/Jo Daigle, 4th Kay Tseng/John Melis, 5th Betty McClellan/Jon Yinger, 6th Betty Witteried/Christine Frumen. In the B flight overall Betti Harris/John Petire were 2nd, Usha Bansal/Sean Lui 3rd, Earl VanDerVord/Michael Daley 4th, Lynne Finley/Kay Hyland 5th. And in the C flight overall April Berg/Ralph Rivera were 2nd, Sharon Biederman/Kiyo Nagaishi 3rd, Trudy Lamendola/Linda Renkus 4th, Doreen Maes/Phyllis Greenstein 5th. Overall results in the NLM section: 1st in A: Lynn Danielson/Anita Padgett, 2nd Pam Cronn/Bonny Walsh, 3rd Elizabeth and Kent Burrell, 4th Don Vallance/Barbara Wallace. And in the NLM B flight overall Kersten Truelson/Ann Herman were 2nd, Martin Landau/Anita Smith 3rd, Arlene Spatz/Dale Blessing 4th. Congratulations to all!
JANUARY 25 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Doreen Maes/Phyllis Greenstein, 2nd Wei Pei/Phil Hiestand, 3rd Orhan Gurbuz/John Petrie, 4th Jo Daigle/Betty McClellan, 5th Cecil Cook/Mark Tang, 6th Usha Bansal/Rob Preece. In the B flight overall Keith and Susan Hafen were 3rd, Robert and Richard Bakovic 4th, Liang Fan/Linda Nye 5th. In the C flight overall Carl Muchnik/Jeff Grotenhuis were 5th. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES: There were no 70+% games in open games over the past month. In the evening NLM game Feb 9 Lynn Danielson/Bill Dilks had 72.56%. Congratulations to Lynn and Bill!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS Jan 16 through Feb 15: In the MLK unit-rated game Jan 19 Steve and Charlotte Sturm won 5.40mp for 1st, Cathy Bauer/Judy Elbogen 4.05 for 2nd, Jo Daigle/Ralph Beazley 3.04mp for 3rd. In the unit game Jan 25 Doreen Maes/Phyllis Greenstein won 4.11mp for 1st, Wei Pei/Phil Hiestant 3.61mp for 2nd. Feb 9 John Melis/Kay Tseng won 3.79mp for 1st. Feb 10 Ted Gibbs/Steve Mager won 4.67mp for 1st, John Petrie/Louis Shen 3.50mp for 2nd. Feb 11 John Melis/Pam Kirkner won 4.08mp for 1st, Earl VanDerVord/Mike Welsh 3.06mp for 2nd. Feb 12 Walt Schafer/Steve Love won 3.79mp for 1st. In the big game Feb 13 Steve Mager/Gerri Carlson won 5.69mp for 1st, Ralph Beazley/Earl VanDerVord 4.27mp for 2nd, Kim Wang/Mike Welsh 3.20mp for 3rd. Feb 14 Walt Schafer/Carmela Chiurazzi won 3.35mp for 1st. Congratulations to all!
GET WELL WISHES: Mary Thomas
NEW MEMBERS: Gene Lentzner, Colleen Bilas. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: New Junior Master: Sandra McDonald. New NABC Master: Martin Lipman. New Advanced NABC Master: Dalia Hernandez. New Bronze Life Master: Linda Renkus. Congratulations to you all!
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB:
March 1: February Unit Game, lunch 12:30, game 1pm.
March 2-8: Districts 22-23 STaC week. Silver points. Card fee: $12.
March 22. Unit Game, lunch 12:30, game 1pm.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD by Judy Carter-Johnson---February 15, 2015
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: January 8 (Clubhouse #3) overall winners: Bill Linskey/Howard Smith 1 in A. Bee Kinman/Eileen Nelson 2 in A. Joyce Henderson/Rob Preece 3 in A, 1 in B. Ron and Marilyn Mclintock 4 in A. Linda Stein/Betty Witterried 5 in A. Fern and Hank Dunbar 6 in A. Jim Kaping/Alan Olschwang 2 in B, 1 in C. Chie Wickham/ Harshad Vora 3 in B, 2 in C. Ted and Joan Wieber 4 in B. Carmen Gross/Norma Krueger 5 in B. Claudette and Richard Barrach 3 in C. Jack Dampman/George Koehm 4 in C.
GET WELL WISHES: To Verna Becker
Upcoming Club Championship Games: Clubhouse #3 March 16, April 16
Upcoming Unit Rated Game: Clubhouse #1 April 25.
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) 594-9698 Thursday—Cookie Pham (562) 431-6453 Friday and Saturday—Jaye Woodington (562) 799-1089. If you have any news for next month’s column please email me: email@example.com. Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
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