Long Beach Unit
January 15, 2015
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
DECEMBER 21 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Carmela Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer, 2nd Jo Daigle/Betty McClellan, 3rd Steve Skinner/Baum Harris, 4th Susan and Keith Hafen, 5th Bee Kinman/Jon Yinger, 6th Bob Mault/Phyllis Parker. In the B flight overall Barbara and Manuel Nowick were 2nd, Carol Murakoshi/Lavonne McQuilkin 3rd, Carl Muchnik/Jeff Grotenhuis 4th, Paul Pettler/Barbara Shuping 5th, Colleen Bilas/Dahlia Hernandez 6th. In the C flight overall Howard Smith/Judy Lorber were 3rd, Kay Hyland/Lynne Finley 4th. Congratulations to all!
JANUARY 1 Unit-rated New Year’s Day Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Lorna Wallace/Mike Welsh, 2nd Walt Schafer/Carmela Chiurazzi, 3rd Ralph Beazley/EarlVanDerVord, 4th Kay Tseng/Cory Hand, 5th Diane Starbuck/Eddie Gruber, 6th Rich Wasser/Jon Yinger. In the B flight overall Robert and Richard Bakovic were 4th, Lavonne McQuilkin/Carol Murakoshi were 5th. And in the C flight overall Doreen Maes/Phyllis Greenstein were 3rd. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES: In open games Dec 16 through Jan 15: Jan 2 John Petrie/Earl VanDerVord had 70.43% and Jan 10 John Melis/Susan Hafen had 70%. Congratulations to both pairs!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS Dec 16 through Jan 15: In the unit game Dec 21 Carmela Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer won 4.11 mp for 1st, Betty McClellan/Jo Daigle 3.08mp for 2nd. Dec 26 Jo Daigle/Marcie Evans won 4.33 for 1st, Tom Felice/Bill Brooks 3.25mp for 2nd. Dec 28 John Petrie/Louis Shen won 3.17mp for 1st. Dec 29 Kay Tseng/John Melis won 4.50mp for 1st, Robert Gish/Rose Boot 3.38 for 2nd. Dec 30 Steve Mager/Luis Gamio won 5.00mp for 1st, Bob Mault/Jerry Cassady 3.75mp for 2nd. In the big New Years Day game Carmella Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer won 5.69mp for 1st, Diane Starbuck/Eddie Gruber 4.27mp for 2nd, Ed Barad/Carol McCully 3.20 for 3rd. Jan 2 Mike Welsh/Loran Wallace won 4.81mp for 1st, Walt Schafer/Carmela Chiurazzi 3.61mp for 2nd. Jan 3 Earl VanDerVord/Sean Lui won 3.65mp for 1st. Jan 5 Cecil Cook/Al Beebe won 3.94mp for 1sst. Jan 6 George Welsh/Earl VanDerVord won 5.25 for 1st, Robert and Richard Bakovic 3.94mp for 2nd. Jan 7 April Berg/Larry Topper won 4.08mp for 1st, Orhan Gurbuz/Kay Tseng 3.06mp for 2nd. Congratulations to all!
GET WELL WISHES: Mary Thomas and Larry Slutsky.
NEW MEMBERS: Robert Barmeyer, John Hagman, Camden Clair Parish, Donald Valens. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: New Junior Master: Ed Janik. New Sectional Masters: Carol Lopresti, Betty Scharf. New NABC Master: John Berg. New Bronze Life Master: Jane Reid. Congratulations to you all!
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB:
January 19: Martin Luther King Day unit-rated game. We will also honor the memory of Mark Teaford. Donations to the Prostate Cancer Foundation will be accepted and forwarded to the Foundation.
January 25: Unit Game, lunch 12:30, game 1pm.
February 9-15 Club Championship Week. Extra points, regular prices.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD by Judy Carter-Johnson---January 15, 2015
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: December 18 (Clubhouse #3) overall winners: Marilyn McClintock/Sibyl Slutsky 1 in A. Fern Dunbar/Lavonne McQuilkin 2 in A. Sharon Baren/Shirley Spinks 3 in A. Jim Kaping/Alan Olschwang 4 in A, 1in B, 1 in C. Judy Carter-Johnson/Gene Yaffe 5 in A, 2 in B. Paul and Monica Honey 6 in A, 3 in B. Dick Sands/Ted Galardos 4 in B. Cookie Pham/Bobbi Vann 5 in B. Midge Dunagan/Julia Cunningham 2 in C. Betty Sichel/Jean Byer 3 in C. Thuan Gwynn/Nancy Lichter 4 in C.
CONGRATULATIONS: Joan and Ted Weiber had a 71.97% game December 22 at Clubhouse #3.
GET WELL WISHES: To Larry Slutsky and John Chang.
Upcoming Club Championship Game: Clubhouse #3 January 8.
Upcoming Unit Rated Game: Clubhouse #3 February 16.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
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