Long Beach Unit
November 15, 2014
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
OCTOBER 26 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Earl VanDerVord/Jon Yinger, 2nd Roda Weisler/Jan Richter, 3rd Jackie Hess/Wayne Otsuki, 4th Marcie Evans/Mary Kiecle, 5th John Petrie/Orhan Gurbuz, 6th Steve Skinner/Bob Lavery. In the B flight overall Judy Jones/Wayne Rapp were 2nd, Sharon and Al Appel 3rd, Carol and John Williams 4th, Eva Mroz/Penny Wentworth 5th. In the C flight overall Paul Pettler/Sue Boswell were 2nd, Jane Reid/Joyce Henderson 3rd. And in the NLM section Colleen Bilas/Dalia Hernandez were 1st overall, Rosalie Storc/Joyce Roberts were 2nd. Congratulations to all!
OCTOBER 31 Unit-rated Halloween Day Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Marcie Evans/Jo Daigle, 2nd Brandon Sheumaker/Mark Leonard, 3rd Earl VanDerVord/Ralph Beazley, 4th Betti and Warren Harris, 5th John and Joy Ready, 6th Larry Topper/Bob Goldstein. In the B flight overall John Galligher/Christine Frumen were 4th, Jane Reid/Joyce Henderson were 5th, George Welsh/Ed Neuroth were 6th. And in the NLM section Tom Cotten/George Alemshah were 1st, Sally Fenton/Judy Percer 2nd, Bonnie Walsh/Karen Watson 3rd, Joan Leb/Elaine Dovgard 4th, Nancy Lichter/Emily Lane 5th, Gerald Ketz/Jamila Malikyar 6th. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES: No 70% games Oct 16 through Nov 15.
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS Oct 16 through Nov 15: Oct 21 Cliff Goodrich/Ralph Beazley won 3.25mp for 1st. In the unit game Oct 26 Earl VanDerVord /Jon Yinger won 4.11mp for 1st, Rhoda Weisler/Jan Richter 3.08mp for 2nd. In the unit-rated Halloween Day game Oct 31 Marcie Evans/Jo Daigle won 5.53 for 1st, Brandon Sheukamer/Mark Leonard 4.15mp for 2nd, Earl VanDerVord/Ralph Beazley 3.11mp for 3rd. And in the big game Nov 7 Ron Lien/Wei Pei won 4.25mp for 1st, Larry Topper/Bob Goldstein 3.19mp for 2nd. Congratulations to all!
GET WELL WISHES: Larry Slutsky, Jean Matz, Cecil Cook and Lois Abramson
NEW MEMBERS: Jack Van Horn, Orhan Gurbuz. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: New Junior Master: Vince Vilker. New Regional Master: Ylia Ross. New NABC Masters: Sally Fenton, Kay Hyland, Ernest Ross. New Silver Life Master: Linda Stein. Congratulations to you all!
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB:
December 8-14, Western Conference STaC—card fees $12, extra points, silver points.
December 21: Unit Game, lunch 12:30, game 1pm.
December 25: Bridge Center closed.
December 28: Holiday Party.
December 31: 7pm New Years Eve Unit-rated game.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD by Judy Carter-Johnson---November 15, 2014
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS: October 18 (Clubhouse #1) overall winners: Verna Burns/Howard Smith 1 in A. Bee Kinman/Stan Blitz 2 in A. Sue Fardette/Dorothy Favre 3 in A. Jack Dampman/George Koehm 4 in A, 1 in B, 1 in C. Jeanette Estill/Bud Parish 5 in A, 2 B. Sylvia Kaprelyan/Betty Sichel 3 in B, 2 in C. Marilyn McClintock/Chie Wickham 4 in B. Cookie Pham/Chuck Cutchshaw 5 in B, 3 in C.
Congratulations: To Camden “Bud” Parish for attaining Bronze Life Master.
70% Games: Cookie Pham/Chuck Cutchshaw had a 74.29% game on October 31 in Clubhouse #1!!
Get Well Wishes: To Larry Slutsky.
Condolences to family and friends of Jack Miller who passed away earlier this month at the age of 103.
Pro-Am Game: Thursday Nov 24---call Howard Smith 562-598-6121 for reservations.
Upcoming Club Championship Dates: Clubhouse #3 Thursday Dec 18.
Upcoming Unit Rated Games: Clubhouse #3 Monday November 17.
PHONE NUMBER for Clubhouse #3—Late arrivals, last minute reservations, last minute cancellations, need a partner—After 12:00 none: (562) 481-7368. Games are held on Mondays/Thursdays at Clubhouse #3 and Friday/Saturday at Clubhouse #1 at 12:15. Advanced reservations are requested as Leisure World is a gated community. Please Call: Monday—Midge Dunagan (562) 594-9468 Thursday—Cookie Pham (562) 431-6453 Friday and Saturday—Jaye Woodington (562) 799-1089. If you have any news for next month’s column please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org. Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
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