September 15, 2012
by Jon Yinger
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††††††††††††††AUGUST 19 Unit Game:† Overall results: 1st in A:† Larry and Sibyl Slutsky,† 2nd Sankar Reddy/John Petrie,† 3rd Carmela Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer,† 4th Collen Bilas/Mark Teaford,† 5th Earl VanDerVord/Jon Yinger,†† 6th Kaye Amdon/Eileen Niesen.† B flight overalls:† 4/5 tie between Lisa Kuo/MuratVeysoglu and Jo and John Melis,† 6tth Shirley Andrews/Tom Ludwig.††† And over-alls in the C flight were† 2nd Robert and Richard Bakovic,† 3rd Lynn Johnson/Rosemary Ford,† 4th Bob and Pat Adam.† In the NLM section first over-all were Linda Dillon/Ruth Roe,† 2nd Susan Bibby/Sue Boswell,† 3rd Jane Okimoto/Darlene Harrison.† Congratulations to all!
††††††††††††††70+% GAMES in the club† August 16 through Sept 15:† In open games:† Aug 20 Bob and John Weiser had a 69.75% game;† Aug 21 Mark Itabashi/Steve Lowe had a double-header:† 72.28% in the afternoon game and 70.14% in the evening game;† Sept† 7 Marcie Evans/Jo Daigle had 70.74%.† And in NLM games Aug 28 Sunny Harper/Rick Schaeffer had 70.54% and in the Sept 10 evening NLM† game Pam Cronn/Sharon Biederman had 70.83%.† Congratulations to you all!††
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS: Big point awards in open pairs games August 16 through September 15: Only the Aug 19 Unit Game generated large mp awards: Sibyl and Larry Slutsky were 1st winning 4.33mp and John Petrie/Sankar Reddy were 2nd winning 3.25mp. Congratulations to both pairsl!
NEW MEMBER: Transferring into our unit: Robert Mueller. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: Club Masters: Jack Dampman, Joyce Newton; Sectional Master: Jane Okimoto; NABC Master: Jane Reid; Bronze Life Master: Mike Ullman; and new Gold Life Master: Brandon Sheumaker to you all!!
GET WELL WISHESto John Killian who is still recovering from injuries sustained when he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle over a month ago, Sharon Appel who fell and broke her hip last month, and Jon Yinger who was thrown from a moving car last month (it was a 1951 Imperialóno seat belts. Thanks to all of those who have sent me get well wishes, especially Rosalie Storc who baked the delicious eggplant for me).
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: October 1 thru 7 D22-D23 STaC week: Hand records, overall awards, card fees $11. October 14 thru 20 Club Appreciation Week: Extra points, regular prices. Oct 21: Unit Game--lunch 12:30, game at 1pm. Oct 31 Halloween Party and unit-rated game: Extra points, regular prices.
World news:†† Our regular correspondent, Joan Tschiriki, is on vacation, and will return next LEISURE WORLD ACBL Bridge
For more information on Club events call Ruth Kaller, Club Manager, at 562/430-0316 or Ted Wieber, President, at 562/596-8661. Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
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