Long Beach Unit

May 15, 2015

by Jon Yinger †††

UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org

†††††††††† CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com

†††††††††††APRIL 26 Unit Game:†† Overall results:1st in A:Betty McClellan/Jo Daigle ,2nd Sankar Reddy/Sam Wang,3rdPhil Hiestand/Shoichi Yoshihiro,4th Betty Jackson/Diane Sachs,5th Lois Abrmason/Lina Cheng,6th John and Jo Melis.In the B flight overall Orhan Gurbuz/Hayim Ninyo were 2nd,Larry Slutsky/Gary Paugh 3rd,Susan an Keith Hafen 4th, Rob Preece/Usha Bansal5th.In the C flight overallKiyo Nagaishi/Noburo Ogura were2nd,Melanie and Jerry Smith3rd,Nanci Schultz/Barbara Shortwell 4th.Congratulations to all!
†††††††††70+% GAMES: There were no 70+% games at the LBBC April 16 through May 15.††

†††††††† BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS April 16 through May 15:April 16 Kay Tseng/John Melis won 3.06mp for 1st.April 18 Bob Mault/Sherry Troeger won 3.06mp for 1st.April 22 Earl VanDerVord/Mike Daley won 3.65 for 1st.In the unit game April 26 Jo Daigle/Betty McClellan won 4.60mp for 1st,Sankar Reddy/Sam Wang 3.50 for 2nd.Congratulations to all five pairsl!

†††††††GET WELL WISHES:Mary Thomas.

†††††††† NEW MEMBERS:Sinclair Blue.Welcome to the club!

†††††††† STATUS CHANGES:New Junior Masters:John Hagman, Stan Johnson, William Power, Louise Siefert.New Club Masters:Audrey Healy, Richard Stammerjohn.New Sectional Master:Ralph Brunson.New Regional Master:Carol Ramseyer;New Life Master:Susan Bibby.New Silver Life Master:Renee Hoffman.Congratulations to you all!


May 23Lucky Penny Day.A bag of pennies will be awarded to the winners of both games

May 24 Unit Game.*Lunch 12:30, game 1pm

May 25 Memorial Day unit-rated game.Extra points, regular price††

June 6Friday evening game:Worldwide Bridge Contest.Extra points, $12 fee.

June 8-14:North American Pairs qualifying week.Extra points, regular prices.

June 28 Unit Game.*Lunch 12:30, game 1pm.

††††††† *Note:If you bring a person to one of our unit games who has never played in a Unit 557 unit game, both you and your guest will play for free.

†††††††† NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLDby Judy Carter-Johnson---May 15, 2015 †††††

††††††††† CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP game APRIL 16TH - CLUBHOUSE #3†† Emma Trepinski/Gary Paugh 1 in A.Sharon Beran/Christine Frumen 2 in A, 1 in B.Sharon and Al Appel 3 in A.Sue Fardette/Vince Remedios 4 in A, 2 in B.Tadeusz Galardos/Richard Sands 5 in A, 3 in B.Sylvia Kaprelyan/Harshad Vora 4 in B, 1 in C.Jim Kaping/Alan Olschwang 5 in B, 2 in C.Julie Cunningham/Midge Dunagan 3 in C.Julie Mills/Mary Sipple 4 in C.

††††††††† UNIT RATED game - APRIL 25 -- CLUBHOUSE #1Bee Kinman/Gary Paugh 1 in A.Monica and Paul Honey 2 in A, 1 in B, 1 in C.†† Al and Sharon Appel 3 in A.Marilyn McClintock/Joan Tschirki 4 in A.Fern Dunbar/Janet Logan 5 in A.Judy Carter-Johnson/Howard Smith 6 in A, 2 in B.Joyce Henderson/Dalia Hernandez 3 in B.Lee and Kenneth Miller 4 in B, 2 in C.Tadeusz Galardos/Richard Sands 5 in B.Louise Seifert/Stan Johnson 3 in C

CONGRATULATIONS - 70% games- On April 16 Emma Trepinski/Gary Paugh had a 71.57% game and on May 11 Claudette Barrack/Monica Gettis had a 71.78% game.

CONGRATULATIONS to Louise Seifert, Stan Johnson, John Hagman and Bill Power new JUNIOR MASTERS and to Audrey Healy and Dick Stammerjohn new CLUB MASTERS.

GET WELL wishesto John Hagman

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES:Clubhouse #3July 20, Aug 10 Clubhouse #1 May 16, August 14

UNIT RATED GAMES:Clubhouse #3 - June 18†† Clubhouse #1 - June 19

PRO-AM GAME:Clubhouse #3 - May 21

††††††††PHONE NUMBER FOR CLUBHOUSE #3 - Late arrivals, last minute reservations, last minute cancellations, need a partner--After 12:00 noon:(562) 481-7368.Games are heldon Mondays/ Thursdays at Clubhouse #3 and Friday/Saturday at Clubhouse #1at 12:15.Advanced reservations are requested as Leisure World is a gated community.Please call: Mon. - Midge Dunagan(562) 594 9698†† Thurs - Cookie Pham (562) 431 6453†† Fri and Sat - Jaye Woodington(562)799 1089.Any news for next monthís column, please e mail me @ jcj90740@gmail.comresults of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org

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