January 15, 2012
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
DECEMBER 31 Unit-rated New Years Eve game: Overall results: 1st in A: Steve Mager/Aaron Jones, 2nd John and Jo Melis, 3rd Steve Skinner/Betty McClellan, 4th Chiye and Bruce Horiguchi, 5-6-7 tie: Bob Mault/Sherry Troeger, Marcie Evans/Jon Yinger, Arne Lier/Ann Croul. In the B flight overall Susan and Keith Hafen 2nd, Al Appel/Lottie Butler 3rd, Randy Hamlin/John Petrie 4th. And in the 199er game overall Marvin Glickman/Mihir Das were 1st, Sally and Alan Gordy 2nd, Diana Lam/Linda Eagan 3rd, Rosalie Storc/Pam Cronn 4th. Congratulations to all!
January 8 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Larry Slutsky/Gary Paugh, 2nd Eva Mroz/Penny Wentworth, 3rd Lisa Kuo/Murat Veysoglu, 4th Bee Kinman/Verna Burns, 5-6 tie: John Petrie/Judith Jones and Irwin Bender/Lois Abramson. In the B flight overall Mary Thoms/George Welsh were 4th, Carmela Chiurazzi/Steve Rowe were 5th. And in the C flight overall Sue Ayers/Avie Bombard were 2nd. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES in the club Dec 16 through Jan 15: In open games: Dec 24 (afternoon) John Petrie/Aaron Jones had 74.09%. the other 70 percenters were all in evening games: open games--Dec 28 Cory Hand/Tom Skidmore had 70.26%, Jan 4 Phyllis Greenstien/Doreen Maes had 71.00%, Jan 10 Harry Sacks/Bob Rubin had 71.43% and Friday the 13th Aaron Jones/Mark Leonard had 70.14%. In the evening NLM game Dec 19 Kay Hyland/Lynne Finley had 75.00%, and in the NLM evening game Dec 26 Sharon Biederman/Darlene Harrison had 70.83%. Honorable mention to Claudette Barrack/Monica Gettis who had 69.94% in the NLM game Dec 27. Congratulations to you all!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS: Big point awards for 1st over-all in club games Dec 16 through Jan 15: Dec 16 Larry Topper/Bob Goldtsein won 5.83mp. Dec 18 Jo and John Melis won 3.18mp. Dec 26 Lois Abramson/Gary Paugh won 4.50mp. Dec 27 Doris James/Aaron Jones won 5.33mp and in the evening game Bruce Horiguchi/Aaron Jones won 3.17mp. Dec 29 Aaron Jones/Mark Leonard won 4.83mp. Dec 30 Jackie Hess/T S Chernuchin won 6.83, and in the evening game John Petrie/John Crabtree won 3.17mp. Dec 31 Steve Mager/Aaron Jones won 3.33.mp. Jan 8 Larry Slutsky/Gary Paugh won 3.68mp. Big awards for second and third place: Dec 16 Bill Wilson/John Crabtree won 4.37mp for 2nd, Stephen Licker/Dick Sands won 3.28mp for 3rd. Dec 26 Ralph Beazley/Irwin Bender won 3.38mp for 2nd. Dec 27 Cory Hand/T S Chernuchin won 4.00mp for 2nd, Judith Jones/Marcie Evans won 3.00mp for 3rd. Dec 28 Mark Teaford/Kimi Matsumoto won 4.25mp for 2nd, Gary King/Aaron Jones won 3.33mp for 3rd. Dec 29 Cory and John Hand won 3.63mp for 2nd. Dec 30 Cayce Blanchard/John Melis won 5.12mp for 2nd, Aaron Jones/Bruce Horiguchi 3.84mp for 3rd. Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBER: Joe FioRica. Welcome to the club, Joe.
STATUS CHANGES: Junior Masters: Jack Dampman, Audrey Healy; Club Master: Richard Barrack; Sectional Master: John Galligher; Regional Masters: Kay Hyland, Cole Sachs; Life Master: Carmela Chiurazzi; Bronze Life Master: Janet Wagner. Congratulations to all of you!
CONGRATULATIONS to the new officers
of Unit 557: President: Diane Sachs, Vice President:
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: Thursday Feb 2 unit-rated Groundhog Day game. Feb 5 through Feb 11 Junior Fund Week. Tuesday Feb 14 and Thursday Feb 23: Inter-Club Championship games. All special games—extra points, regular prices. February 12 Unit Game--lunch 12:30, game at 1pm.
CONDOLENCES to the family and friends of Mike Galante who passed earlier this month.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD from Gene Yaffee: Big games of 68% were scored by Bee Kinman & Sue Fardette on December 16 and Bill Linskey & Gloria Sedore on December 26.
Winners in the Club Championship game on January 9 were: A Strat, 1st-Bee Kinman & Bill Linskey; 2nd-Sue Fardette & Vince Remedios; 3rd-Verna Burns & Judy Carter-Johnson; B Strat, 1st-Bob Lofstrom & Chuck Cutchshaw; 2nd-Chie Wickham & Lois Curci; 3rd-Midge Dunagan & Jean Byer.
Next Club Championship games will be held on Saturday, February 4, and Friday, February 24, in Clubhouse #1. Games will begin at 12:30 p.m. both days. Call Betty Scharf, 562/795-0356, for more information or to get entry to Leisure World to play in those games.
For Monday & Thursday games call Ruth Kaller, 562/430-0316, for reservations and entry.
Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
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