The minutes from the May 2018 committee meeting are now available. Please click the menu item Documents to download. The next meeting will be Friday 1st June 10.15am.
Important events coming up over the next weeks:
19th/20th May - Sale Congress, flyer with details are on the notice board next to the library or download from our website
24th May - Supervised Bridge at Paynesville 1-4pm
♦ Monday 28th May - Australian wide novice pairs Bairnsdale
30th May - Open & Restricted at Paynesville
31st May - Supervised Bridge at Paynesville 1-4pm
♦ 2nd June - Bairnsdale Nationwide Pairs Number 11
June 7th - Supervised Bridge at Bairnsdale 1-4pm
Wednesday 13th/20th June - Club Championship Pairs Paynesville
♦ 16th June - Bairnsdale Nationwide Pairs Number 12
♦ Friday 23rd/30th June - Anniversary Pairs Bairnsdale
Wednesday 27th June - Against the World Pairs Paynesville (2nd Leg Triathlon)
♦ 7th July - Bairnsdale Nationwide Pairs Number 13
15th July - Lakes Entrance GNOT at Bairnsdale Bridge Club
♦ 21st July - Bairnsdale Nationwide Pairs Number 14
25th July - Open & Restricted at Paynesville
28th/29th July - Phillip Island Congress
BEST APRIL MONDAY PLAYER
Christa Riedacher 62.57%
BEST APRIL FRIDAY PLAYER
Chris Watson 63.44%
BEST APRIL SATURDAY PLAYER
Pat Waite 60.12%
Congratulations to the following members who have achieved Rank Promotions :
Trish Brown Silver Life 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.
Congratulations to the winners of the Riviera Teams competition.
Christa Riedacher, Maureen Hack, Dawn Wallace, Tim Watford with the shield and engraved pens
President Ann Gibbs presenting Michael Nelson from Changing Lanes with a cheque. Changing Lanes is a program working with young people in East Gippsland who are considered to be at risk.
Kerry Haywood with her day class graduation group.
Jim Shanahan, Megan Nash, Gary Wilesmith, Kerry Haywood (Teacher BBC), Tony Peck, Jane Griffin, Paul Brooks, Jo Ann Camera, Ann Patterson
Absent Dawn Bills
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, Dawn Wallace
Jean Macleod - 51523176
Nationwide Pairs table fees will rise to $6 per person from May 2018 onwards.
We would like to encourage the use of system cards when playing at Bairnsdale.
System cards can be of benefit to your partner, opponent and the Director.
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Please contact Kerry by phone on 51020534 if you or someone you know is interested in lessons.
The next bridge lessons in the area are scheduled for October run by the Paynesville Bridge club.
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19th May 2018 Swiss Pair 11.30am, $35 per person
20th May 2018 Swiss Teams 10am, $45 per person
Convenor: Rob Gault
Ph:03 51456206 email: email@example.com
Click here to download the Sale Congress Flyer
Click here to download the Sale Congress Entry Form
Don't Hold Back! Bid and make 7NT and you and your partner will be rewarded with free entry to the next available bridge session you attend in Bairnsdale.
Bairnsdale Bridge Club is a member of the "Rewards Program" offered by David Lucke's Fresh Food, Bairnsdale.
Pick up a tag at the club and each time you shop at the store, scan it, and reward points will be awarded to the club.
We receive on average one $20 voucher per month.