†November 15, 2011
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
†††††††††† CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
††††††††††† NOVEMBER 14 unit-rated game launching Education Week:† Overall results:† 1st in A:† Jackie Hess/Lowell Andrews,† 2nd Irwin Bender/Ralph Beazley,† 3rd Judith Jones/Bob Mault,† 4th Betty McClellan/Jon Yinger,† 5th Sibyl Slutsky/Phil Schuster,† 6th Mark Tang/Len Beck.† In the B flight overall† Lois Perovich/John Galliger were 2nd,† Sharon and Al Appel 3rd,† Bob and John Wiser 4th,† Linda and Dick Stein 5th, and Bob Ballack/Kathy Batson 6th.† In the C flight overall Janet Logan/Larry Topper were 5th.† In the NLM game Juanita Smith/Marilyn Landau were 1st, †Linda Dillon/Ruth Roe 2nd, †Marlene Sneed/Rick Schaeffer 3rd,† and Rosalie Storc/Jane Okimoto 4th.† Congratulations to all!
GAMES in the club October 16 through November 15: ††In the NLM
game Oct 17
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS:† †In-club over-all big point awards for first over-all October 16 †through Nov 15:†† Oct 17 Ralph Beazley/Irwin Bender won 3.36mp;† Oct 18 Rich Wasser/Jon Yinger won 3.58mp;† Oct 19 Gary King/Bill Haskitt won 3.47mp;† Oct 20 Bea and John Bralliar won 3.14mp;† Nov 14 Jackie Hess/Lowell Andrews won 5.33mp;† and Nov 15 Jackie Hess/Bob Mault won 4.00mp.† Big awards for 2nd or 3rd over-all:†† Oct 12 Loren Hilf/T S Chernuchin won 3.33mp;† Nov 14 Irwin Bender/Ralph Beazley won 4.00mp and Bob Mault/Judith Jones won 3.00mp for 3rd;† and Nov 15 Sharon and Al Appel won 3.00mp. †Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBER:†† Mary
STATUS CHANGES: †††Club Master:† Pamela Cronn;† Sectional Master:† Richard Dial;† Regional Masters:† Jerome Smith, Karen Watson;† NABC Master:† Reva Alban;† New Advanced NABC Master:† April Berg;†† Bronze Life Master:† Vincent Remedios;† Silver Life Master:† Keith Hafen.† †Congratulations to you all! ††††††††††
†††††††††† A SPECIAL THANKS to everyone who helped make the Long Beach Sectional a huge success!†† And congratulations to all of the winners.†
†††††††††† UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB:†† Sunday Dec 4 Charity Potluck Unit Game.† Lunch at 12:30, game at 1pm.† Dec 5 thru 11 Great Western Holiday STaC week:† Hand Records, overall awards, card fees $11.†† Dec 18† Holiday Party unit-rated game:† Extra points, regular prices.† Dec 19† Inter-Club Championship game:† hand records and overall awards.† Dec 31 New Yearís Party unit-rated game.† Extra points, regular prices.† The club will be closed Thanksgiving day Nov 24 and Christmas day Dec 25.†
†††† ††††NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD from Gene Yaffee:† News from Leisure World. . .
†††††††††† Big Games--Sue Fardette & Vince Remedios with a 70.68% on November 7 and Jack Dampman & Aaron Jones with a 67.5% on November 5.
†††††††††† Club Championship Game on October 28--Howard Smith & Dorothy Favre edged out Judy Carter-Johnson & Mary Largent by 1/4 of a match point to come in first overall. Third in Strat A (1st in Strat B) were Cooie & Jack Dampman; Second in Strat B were Ron Yaffee & Richard Norris.
††††††† For more information, please call Gene Yaffe at 562/430-7040.
††††††††† Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
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