†October 15, 2011
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
†††††††††† CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
††††††††††† OCTOBER 9† Unit Game:† ††Overall results:† 1st in A:† Cayce Blanchard/John Melis,† 2nd Bob and Pat Adams, ††3rd John and April Berg,† 4th Jo Daigle/Betty McClellan,† 5th Bee Kinman/Verna Burns,† 6th Betty Jackson/Judith Jones.†† In the B flight overall Mike Daley/Jon Yinger were 5th.† And in the C flight overall Anne Harrington/Hanefi Erten were 3rd and Carmela Chiurazzi/Cory Hand were 4th.† ††††Congratulations to all!
†70+% GAMES in the club Sept 16 through October 15: ††††In the open game Sunday, Oct 2 Jo and John Melis had 70.83%.† In the NLM evening game Oct 3 Kiyo Nagaishi/Pamerla Cole had 72.30%.† †And in the afternoon game Oct 4 Steve Mager/Gary King had 70.12%.† And in the NLM game Oct 11 Richard and Robert Bakovic had 69.97% (close enough).† †Congratulations to all four pairs!
MASTER POINT AWARDS:† †In-club over-all big point awards Sept †16 through Oct 15:†† Sept 19 Jackie Hess/Shirley Carroll won 4.96mp
for 1st over-all;† Sept 24 Cayce
Blanchard/John Melis won 4.17mp;† Sept 24
Murat Veysoglu/Lisa Kuo won 3.00mp;† Sept
26 Irwin Bender/Ralph Beaszley won 4.33mp;†
Sept 27 Mark Teaford/Cecil Cook won 4.67mp;† 29 John Bralliar/Cecil Cook won 4.50mp; Sept
30 Baum Harris/Larry Slutsky won 6.00mp in the afternoon game and Earl VanDerVord/Mike
Daley won 3.33mp in the evening game;†
Oct 3 Bob Mault/Norma Krueger won 5.67mp;† Oct 4 Steve Mager/Gary King won 6.00mp in the
afternoon game and Sankar Reddy/Bruce Horiguchi won 3.00mp in the evening
game;† Oct 5 Phil Schuster/Jon Yinger won
4.67mp in the afternoon game and Aaron Jones/Bruce Horiguchi won 3.00mp in the
evening game;† Oct 6 John Petrie/Ron
Spain won 4.50mp;† Oct 7 Greg Tapia/Lucy Gellner won 6.51;† Oct 8 Sherry Troeger/Bob Mault won 4.33mp;† Oct 9 John Melis/Cayce Blanchard won 3.26mp for 1st over-all in the unit game;† Oct 10 Suzie and John Hand won 4.82mp.†† Winning big points for 2nd over-all:† Sept 19 Mark Tang/Len Beck 3.72mp;† Sept 24 Gerri Carlson/Steve Mager 3.13mp;† Sept 26 Mark Tang/Len Beck 3.25mp;† Sept 27 Larry Slutsky/Phil Schuster 3.38mp;† Sept 28 Toni Morford/Margo Coffman 3.50mp;† Sept 29 Baum Harris/Jackie Hess 3.38mp;† Oct 3 Janet Logan/Larry Topper 4.25mp;† Oct 4 Steve Rowe/Irwin Bender 4.50mp;† Oct 5 Bob Mault/Verna Baccus 3.50mp;† Oct 6 Bruce and Chiye Horiguchi 3.38mp;† Oct 7† Betty McClellan/Verna Baccus 4.88mp;† Oct 8 Randy Hamlin/John Petrie 3.25mp;† Oct 10 Charlotte and Steve Sturm 3.60mp.†† And winning big points for 3rd over-all over the past month:† Sept 29 Ralph Beazley/Irwin Bender 3.07mp;† Sept 30† Toni Morford/John Crabtree tied with Rich Wasser/Jon Yinger, each winning 3.07mp; Oct 3 Kathy Batson/Bob Ballack 3.19mp;† Oct 7 Phyllis Parker/Bob Mault 3.66mp.† Whew!† Congratulations to all of our big-mp winners!†
NEW MEMBER:†† John Kraffts.† Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: †Club Master:† Gayle Knapp; †Sectional Master:† Richard Dickens.† †††Congratulations to you both!
†††††††††† UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB:† †Oct 31 through Nov 6 STaC week:† Hand Records, overall awards, card fees $11.†† Nov 11 through Nov 13:† Long Beach Sectional here at the LBBC.† Nov 14 through Nov 19:† Educational Foundation Week:† Extra points, regular prices.† Nov 20:† Unit Game:† Lunch at 12:30, game at 1pm.† Nov 24:† the club will be closed for Thanksgiving.† Nov 25, Black Friday unit-rated game:† Extra points, regular prices.† Nov 28, 7pm:† ACBL-wide charity game:† Extra points, regular prices.†
†††††††††† NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD from Gene Yaffee:† Big Games--Bee Kinman & Dorothy Favre with a 70.5% on Sept. 15 and Joan Tschirki & Verna Burns with a 69% on Sept. 30.
†††††††††† Results of the Unit 557 Game
played on September 18:† Overall winners
were Gary Paugh & Lois Abramson with 69.13% followed by Charlotte &
Stephen Sturm, third were Bee Kinman & Verna Burns. First in B Strat were
Fern Dunbar & Janet
†††††††††† Club Championship Game on October 10--Overall winners were Connie & Jay Young with 64.1%; second in Strat A--Dorothy Favre & Verna Burns; second in Strat B--Betty Scharf & Bill Robinson.
†††††††††† Annual meeting will be held on Monday, November 14, at 11:45 a.m. in Clubhouse #3. Three board members are to be elected. If you can't attend, please give your proxy to a member.
†††††††††† Get well wishes go to Sylvia Kaprelyan.
††††††††† Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org For more information, please call Gene Yaffe at 562/430-7040.
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