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Welcome to ACBL Unit 146
New Unit Board

The Unit Board of Directors elected by you at the Membership meeting met for the first time Wednesday night.  After electing officers the board rearranged committees and selected chairmen.    The new board and committee chairs are posted under the Unit Board & Business tab on the left side of this page.  Please contact the chair of any committee you are interested in and desire to help.  Or you can contact me.  I guarantee we always need someone to do something.  The new board is very energized and wants to make our unit better for everyone.  Join us.

Our next board meeting will be January 9th at the Bridge Center at 5:00.  I have no idea what the agenda will be but we will post it before the meeting.

Barbara

Holiday Party 2018
Holiday Party 2018

Date - December 2, 2018

Food -  Pot Luck, please bring a dish to share

Bridge - Open stratified pairs game directed by Bob.  $6 each.

Time - Buffet  12:45  Game 1:30

Fun -  12:30 to game end.  Please come one and all.

The Dummy Speaks

The Dummy Speaks - Barbara Duer

New Charts - What is legal and what is not. 

Effective the first day of the Hawaii National the Convention Charts will be replaced – that’s November 22nd.  The three current charts will be replaced by four new ones. The new charts have two charts for non-life master games; one for open games; and one for more advanced contests.

People like me find all this very interesting, but for you normal people, don’t worry.  Everything that was legal today in our club games will be legal afterwards.  For those of you who decide to try something new, just ask your director whether it is legal in that game.  If you play in non-life master games and open games, there may be different answers.

Your convention cards say what you play and must reflect what you play.  The Convention Charts tell you what it is legal for you to play at any particular level.  It is your choice what you play of the legal options. 

How to register in the Member Area

Email me at brian@bfboyce.com, include your ACBL number and I'll send you the instructions.

Security and Safety
Security and Safety

For the Safety and Security of the Bridge Center the rear door will be locked when there is no game in that area. Do not unlock or use the door without the director's permission. Also, do not adjust the thermostats. Ask the director. Finally, ensure the refrigerator door is fully closed and do not use the warming oven without the director's permission.

Announcing a News and Notes Page

enlightenedTo replace the Echo, we've added a "News and Notes" Tab. Here we will post recent news and other info about the Unit and the Bridge Center. If you have something to contribute send it to brian@bfboyce.com and we'll add it (as appropriate) to the "Notes" section. enlightened

AED Debrillator
AED Debrillator

Automatic External Defibrillator

The Bridge Center has an AED or Automatic External Defibrillator. This life-saving device is located on the wall just inside the main entrance.    We also have a teaching kit including a video and instructions.  This kit is on the bottom shelf of the bookcase.  I will be happy to demonstrate the AED and other aspects of resuscitation.  When you see me at the Bridge Center, just ask or you can e-mail.

Carolyn Riegle

wizard5753@yahoo.com

Need to Know More?
Need to Know More?

Are you interested in learning more about the game of Bridge or our Bridge Center? There are daily games at the bridge center and other games in the area on certain days (Suffolk, Outer Banks, Eastern Shore, Virginia Beach). There are also special games for newcomers. There are lessons on Saturday mornings at the bridge center and many of the club games include short lessons before play begins. Click on the "Information" tab for more details.

Calendar
November 19, 2018
Bob's Bridge Club
Unit 146 Bridge Center 11:00 AM
Director: Bob Hendricks
November 20, 2018
Jen's Club Championship
Unit 146 Bridge Center 11:00 AM
Director: Jen Christman
November 20, 2018
Va Beach Duplicate Bridge
1148 First Colonial rd 6:30 pm
Director: Beth Brown
November 21, 2018
BCD's
Unit 146 Bridge Center 6:30 PM
No Game Thanksgiving
Director: Wrus Kristiansen
November 21, 2018
Club Masterpoint
Bridge Center 10:15 AM
Director: Jim Vroom
November 22, 2018
Closed For Thanksgiving
Results
Unit Championship
Director: Jim Vroom
Saturday Pairs NLM & Open STAC
Director: Nancy Lowry
BCD's
Director: Anne Duty
Jen's Bridge Club
Director: Jen Christman
Club Masterpoint
Director: Jim Vroom
PrincessAnneCountryClub
Director: Susan Bowles