Long Beach Unit

September 15, 2012

by Jon Yinger

UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org

CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com

†††††††††††††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 were2nd 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 clubAugust 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;Sept7 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 NLMgame 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.

†††††††††††† LEISURE WORLD ACBL Bridge World news:†† Our regular correspondent, Joan Tschiriki, is on vacation, and will return next 
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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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