March 15, 2010
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
†††††††††† CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
††††††††††† †MARCH 14 UNIT GAME:† †Overall results: 1st in A: †Aaron Jones/Jerry Cassady, 2nd Eileen Niesen/Kaye Amdon, 3rd Hashim Mahmood/Thambu Nadarjah, 4th Baum Harris/Steve Skinner,† 5/6 Carol Murakoshi/Tom Ludwig tied with Bee Kinman/Janet Logan.† B Flight in the overalls:† 4th Kim Wang/Chien-San Han,† 5th Kay Tseng/Cory Hand, and 6th Sherry Troeger/Judith Jones.† C flight:† 3rd† Dick and Linda Stein, 4th Bettyanne Houts/Annete Sincock and 5th Lynn and Curtis Johnson.† Overall winners in the Non-Life Master game were:† 1st in A:† Karen and Mike McKittrick, 2nd Carmela Chiurazzi/Sharon Biederman,† 3rd Jane Reid/Joyce Henderson, and 4th Yolanda Medina/Peggy Spring.† Congratulations to all!
†††††††††††††70+% GAMES 2/16 through 3/15: †Jackie Hess/John Jones had 74.32% in the open game on Thursday Feb 18.† In NLM games Carmela Chiurazzi/Sharon Biederman won 75.54% on March 1 and Sally Gordy/Ruth Roe won 71.61% on March 15.† Congratulations to all three pairsl!†
† BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS:† 1st over-all in special games Feb 16 through Mar 15:† Feb 22 Walter Rothstein/Bill Wilson won 4.50mp;† Feb 23 Collen Cody/Eileen Niesen won 6.00mp in the afternoon game, Carol Ramseyer/Marty Bolling won 3.20 in the 299er game, and Mike Daley/Earl VanDerVord won 3.50mp in the evening game.† Feb 24 Cecil Cook/Irwin Bender won 4.67mp in the afternoon game and Keith Hafen/John Melis won 3.33mp in the evening game.† Feb 25 Betty McClellan/Bev Shafer won 5.67mp.† Feb 26 Wayne Otsuki/Jackie Hess won 6.00mp in the afternoon game and Jo and John Melis won 3.33mp in the evening game.† Feb 27 John Melis/Keith Hafen won 4.50mp.† Feb 28 Marcie Evans/Betty McClellan won 4.17mp.† In the Unit Game March 14 Aaron Jones/Jerry Cassady won 4.82 for 1st overall.† Big awards for 2nd overall:† Feb 22 Bruce Horiguchi/Len Beck won 3.38mp;† Feb 23 Bob Lavery/Betty McClellan won 4.50mp, Feb 24 Paul Pettler/Bob Santen won 3.50mp, Feb 25 Lina Cheng/John Wong won 4.25mp, Feb 26 Ann Croul/Arne Lier tied with Rich Wasser/Jon Yinger, each winning 3.94mp.† Feb 27 Paul Pettler/Elinor Baratelle won 3.38mp.† Feb 28 Bruce and Chiye Horiguchi won 3.13mp.† In the March 14 Unit Game Eileen Niesen/Kaye Amdon won 3.62mp for 2nd overall.† And in the afternoon game Feb 25 Sherri Held/Larry Topper won 3.19mp for 3rd over-all. †Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBERS and NEW STATUS: †We issue a warm welcome to new members Barbara††††† Zarzycki, Pamela Cronn and Kay Hyland.† Welcome all!† †Status changes: †Junior Master: Richard Barrack; †Club Masters: George Alemshah, Bernard Hadeler and Donn Kupfer;† NABC Masters: Fay Beckerman and Michael Daley;† New Life Masters: Tish Kernochan, Betty Stewart and Mike Ullman; Silver Life Master: Shirley Andrews;† Gold Life Master: Mark Tang.† †Congratulations to you all!!†
†††††††††† UP-COMING SPECIAL EVENTS AT THE CLUB: †Sunday April 11 Unit Gameólunch at 12:30, game at 1pmónon-life masters play for $5.† Monday April 12 through Sunday April 18 a week of club championship games.† And a special, unit-rated game on Wednesday April 21 in honor of John Muirís birthday.† All special games: regular prices, extra points.†† ††
††††††††† CONDOLENCES to family and friends of Frank Bartlett
who passed away last month.† Frank was a
founding member of the
††††††††† GET WELL WISHES to† Betty Barton, Ed Neuroth and Joy Rosenthal.
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