by Christine Frumen
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
NEW CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
TO IRMA JOHNSON & GEORGE WELSH: The new LB
UNIT GAME: Our Unit Game this month is on July 15. Come out to take a chance at earning extra points and enjoy the camaraderie of the Unit Game.
NEW OWNERSHIP CHANGES: Donna Wenberg is the new Club Manager. The immediate changes you will see at the club are new bidding boxes on every table, new cards and results posted to the web after every game. Web address for the club is www.LongBeachBridge.com. The schedule remains the same. Marcie Evans will be directing the Wednesday evening game. Baum and Loren want to continue the success formula that Irma and George created.
UNIT GAME RESULTS: Twenty
tables vied for top scores in the May Unit game, playing in two sections. Winners
were: 1st, Frank Bartlett & Jo Daigle; 2nd, Jeff Strutzel & Bruce Horiguchi; 3rd, Eileen Nielsen
NEW STATUS & NEW MEMBERS: We have four new members this month – Welcome! Yolanda Medina joined and Mike Freda, Marilyn and Michael Miech transferred into our Unit. Fay Hsu has become our new Junior Master. Dee Devey has achieved Club Master status. Mike Daley is the new Sectional Master. Sue Fardette is newest NABC Master. And Linda and Dick Stein reached Bronze Life Master status this reporting period. Well done all!
70+% GAMES through
Vince Remedios & Sue Fardette scored a 70.14 game that we missed last
month. We had a goodly number of 70% games this past reporting period including:
Frank Bartlett & Jo Daigle, 70.14%;
THIS MONTH AT THE CLUB: The club will be open for the regular schedule during Bridge Week. Celebrate July 4th at the club. To go with the BBQ lunch, there will be a contest for the best potato salad and baked beans prepared by players entering the contest. So dust off your recipe file. Fix your favorite potato salad or baked bean recipe and bring it to vie for top prize in each category. Look for the sign up sheets at the club.
The monthly Stratified Open Team Game will be at 7:00 pm on Monday, July 11. The ACBL-Wide International Fund Game is scheduled for Friday evening, July 20 at 4:15. Card fees for that game will be $9 and you will get Hand Records and Analyses for that extra buck at that evening game.
EVENT: Merlin Hansen and Steve Sulzby have been working hard to put
together an Intramurals Event between our unit and the Barrington Club in
THE TOURNAMENT TRAIL: Steve Sulzby,
CONDOLENCES & GET WELL: Sadly, we report the passing of Frank Seipp. He will be missed by many. Rich Wasser had hip surgery and we hope to see him back at the club in short order – they do wonders with hips nowadays. Roger Farmer dislocated his shoulder and by the time this is published we also hope to see him return.
For any news items you would like in the column, my email is firstname.lastname@example.org and my phone number is 562-434-8993. Thanks again for all the reporters out there that give me bridge news.