September 15, 2010
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
AUGUST 15 UNIT GAME: Overall results: 1st in A: Earl VanDerVord/Jon Yinger, 2nd Brandon Sheumaker/Steve Skinner, 3rd John and Suzie Hand, 4th Judith Jones/Marcie Evans, tie for 5th/6th Jo Daigle/Betty McClellan and Bob Mault/Phyllis Parker. B flight overalls: 2nd Lisa Kuo/Murat Veysoglu, 3rd Peggy Waite/Cory Hand, 4th Betty Jackson/Gloria Sedore, 5th John Melis/Kay Tseng. C flight: 2nd Aaron Jones/Jerry Cassaday, 3rd Fay Beckerman/Sherry Troeger, 4th Fern Dunbar/Diane Sachs. Overall winners in the Non-Life Master game: 1st Carmela Chiurazzi/Pamela Cole, 2nd Kay Hyland/Lynne Finley, 3rd Mike and Karen McKittrick, tied for 4th/5th David Hwang/Tsu Jan and Reva and Sy Alban. Congratulations to all!
70% GAMES 8/15 through 9/15: Aug 25 Sy and Reva Alban had 71.43% in the 299er game. Aug 25 George Alemshah/Tom Cotton had 72.5% in the NLM game. That same day at Leisure World Verna Burns/Bee Kinman had 70.5%. Sept 1 Cecil Cooke/Gary Paugh had 77.36%. Wow. And Monday, Sept 13 at Leisure World Bee Kinman/Bill Linskey had 69.87% (rounds off to 70%, right?). Congratulations to you all!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS: Big
master point awards for 1st over-all August 15 through September 15: In the unit game Aug 15 Earl VanDerVord/Jon
Yinger won 4.25mp. Aug 26 Rich
Wasser/Irwin Bender won 4.67mp. Big
awards for 2nd overall: In the unit game Aug 15 Steve Skinner/
NEW MEMBERS: We issue a warm welcome to new members Bernard Dow, Karen Dow, Marvin Glickman, Carol Olsen and Tom Whitesell. And to members transferring to our unit: Jean Feldman, John Miller and Leslie Williams.
STATUS CHANGES: New Junior Master: Alvie Bombard. Sectional Masters: Eknath Deo, Aaron Jones and William Smith. Silver Life Master: Cliff Goodrich. Gold Life Master: Betty Jackson. Congratulations to you all!
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: Sunday September 18th Unit Game—lunch at 12:30, game at 1pm. STaC games Sept 20 through 26—silver points but no hand records. October 3 through 9 Club Appreciation week: extra points, regular prices. The Unit Game Sunday October 10 will be an “Eight-is-enough” team game. On each team an A player will count as 3 points, B player 2 points, C player as 1. Total points for a team is eight points. A = 1751+, B = 751-1750, C = 0 – 750. Choose your teams early, and good luck!
GET WELL WISHES to Diane Tomooka, Judy Lorber, Merlin Hansen and Lina Cheng.
JOIN THE BOARD: Elections to the board of directors of Unit 557 are coming in December. If you are interested in serving, email Diane Sachs: email@example.com (or talk to her in person).
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