June 15, 2012
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
MAY 27 UNIT GAME: Overall results: 1st in A: Marcie Evans/Mary Kiechle, 2nd Tess Martell/Lowell Andrews, 3rd Bob Mault/Phyllis Parker, 4th Earl VanDerVord/Jon Yinger, 5th Mark Tang/Matt Leung, 6th Susan and Keith Hafen. B flight overalls: 2nd Janet Wickersham/Ann Cressman, 3rd Sharon and Al Appel, 4th Paul Pettler/Judy Jones, 5th Renee Alpert/Joan Kaye, 6th Fay Beckerman/Sherry Troeger. C flight overalls: 2nd Usha Bansal/Kiyo Nagaishi, 3rd Regina Boll/Joe Lau, 4th Gloria Sedore/Dorothy Favre. Congratulations to all!
M////AY 10 unit-rated INTERNATIONAL FUND GAME: Overall results: 1st in A: Lois Perovich/Paul Langerman, 2nd John Petrie/Earl VanDerVord, 3rd Aaron Jones/Steve Sturm, 4th John Killian/John Wong, 5/6 Jay and Connie Young tied with Richard and Robert Bakovic. B flight overalls: 5th Marcus Evans/Carmela Chiurazzi, 6th Diane Starbuck/Thad Mikols. C flight overalls: 3rd Melanie and Jerome Smith, 4th George Welsh/Mary Thomas, 5th Phyllis Greenstein/Doreen Maes. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES in the club May 16 through June 15 (all in open games): May 24
King/Steve Mager had a 70.83% game. May 25 Lois Abramson/Rich Wasser had 71.73% in the evening game. May 30 Mark Teaford/Irwin Bender had 71.68%. And June 11 Betty McClellan/Jon Yinger had 70.22%. Congratulations to us all! Gary
POINT AWARDS: Big point awards for 1st, 2nd
or 3rd in open games May 16 through June 15:
May 21 Betty McClellan/Jon Yinger won 3.79mp for 1st. May 22 Bruce Horiguchi/Aaron Jones won 4.12mp
for 1st and Lowell Andrews/Cecil Cook won 3.09mp for 2nd. May 25 Jo Daigle/Steve Rose won 4.13 for 1st
and Mike Ullman/Roger Farmer won 3.17mp for 2nd. In the Unit Game May 27 Marcie Evans/Mary
Kiechle won 3.83mp for 1st over-all. On
their mutual birthday, May 29, Rich Wasser/Steve Rowe won 2.50mp for 1st
over-all. In the evening game June 1
Verna Baccus/Hanefi Erten won 3.83mp for 1st overall (
NEW MEMBERS: William Heck, Carol Lopresti, Cynthia Pinkerton, Richard Hammerjohn and Kim Stockdale. Transfers into our unit: Usha Bansal and Marilyn Gasman. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: Sectional Master: Ron Yaffee; Life Master: Norma Krueger; and Diamond Life Master: Bee Kinman. At Leisure World the newsletter announced that Bee had crossed the threshold of 55,000mp. Wow!! But I think they actually meant 5,000. Congratulations to you all!!
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: June 18-June 23 NAP qualifying week. June 24 Unit Game: lunch at 12:30, game at 1pm. July 2 Inter-Club Chamionship Game. July 4 Independence Day unit-rated game. July 13 (evening) ACBL-Wide International Fund Game. July 15 Unit Game—“eight is enough.” July 16 through July 22 Districts 22 and 23 STaC week. July 23 through July 29: Club Championship week. NAP and IFG games: hand records, extra points, $11 fee. Other special games—extra points, regular prices.
GET WELL WISHES to Lois Abramson who is recovering from a broken hip.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD from Gene Yaffee: Overall winners in the Club Championship game on May 5 were Gloria Sedore & Linda Carder; 2nd--Verna Burns & Joan Tschirki; 3rd--Eileen Nelson & Bee Kinman.
Special upcoming events: Monday, June 18, BBQ dinner immediately following the bridge game.
Special Unit-rated game on Thursday, June 28. For more information on either of these events call Ruth Kaller, Club Manager, at 562/430-0316 or Ted Wieber, President, at 562/596-8661. Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
Our condolences go out to the families of Barbara Zarzycki and Pandju Merali.
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