The next meeting will be Friday 25th January at 10am.
There will be no Nationwide in January. The ABF organisers are having configurational issues.
Important events coming up over the next weeks:
January 23 & 30 - GNOT Heat, Paynesville
Tuesday January 29 & February 5 - Betty Dawson Pairs, Lakes Entrance
♦ Friday February 1 & 8 - Presidents Pairs, Bairnsdale
♦ Saturday February 2 noon - Annual Meeting Bairnsdale
Wednesday February 6 noon - Annual Meeting Paynesville
February 9 & 10 - ERBA Congress Traralgon
♦ Saturday February 23 10am - GNOT Heat Bairnsdale
Tuesday February 26 10.30am - Annual Meeting Lakes Entrance
BEST DECEMBER MONDAY PLAYERS
Ann Gibbs and Mary Wyndham-Smith 61.08%
BEST DECEMBER FRIDAY PLAYER
Anna Kearon 59.74%
BEST DECEMBER SATURDAY PLAYER
Pat Waite 53.14%
Congratulations to the following members who have achieved Rank Promotions :
Rolf Mulligan - Club Master
Frances Langley - State Master
Margaret Hillier - State Master*
Bairnsdale Bridge Club runs duplicate bridge sessions on Monday evening 7.15pm, Friday 12.00 noon and Saturday 1.00pm. The club runs regular Nationwide Pairs as well as other red and gold point pairs and teams events. Table fees are $5 per player per session, $6 on Nationwide days. Tea and coffee provided all day, hot and savoury food provided on special event days and after play on Nationwide days. Come along and relax in a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere and enjoy a game of Bridge.
A friendly reminder of the Bridge Session times for Bairnsdale.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before play. If you know you will be late, phone the club on 51522258 and let someone know.
A great thank you to everyone who has given to the Christmas Box.
All gifts have been donated to the East Gippsland Community Christmas Appeal.
Congratulations to the Bairnsdale Teams Event winners (left to right): Sandor Varga, Beverley Stares, Jean Macleod and Rolf Mulligan
Please support our sponsors,
whom we sincerely thank for their generous support
President: Ann Gibbs
Vice President: Alison Farthing
Secretary: Jean Macleod
Treasurer: Brian Sampson
Masterpoint Secretary: Ann Gibbs
Elaine Newcomen, Maureen Hack, Robin Cotton, Kerry Haywood, Christa Riedacher, Margaret Hillier, Jenny Coverdale
on Christmas Eve (24th) and New Years Eve (31st) in Bairnsdale
and on Boxing Day (26th) in Paynesville
and from 12th December until 14th of January in Lakes Entrance
Click here to check out their new website !
Bairnsdale Bridge Club By Laws (D General, 9.) state:
Psyche bidding will not be allowed at any bridge sessions in this club
Players of all levels are strongly encouraged to use a system card, players with complex bidding systems are required to use a system card at all times when playing in Bairnsdale
System cards can be of benefit to your partner, opponent and the Director and we would like to encourage everyone to use a system card.
Supervised Bridge is finished for this year but will resume early next year.
Alison will be conducting lessons again in March 2019.
Jean Macleod - 51523176