The next meeting will be Friday 1st of March at 10am.
The minutes from the January committee meeting are now available for downloading by clicking on the menu item "Committee Meeting Minutes" (above left)
The minutes from the AGM are now available for downloading by clicking on the menu item "Other documents"
Important events coming up over the next weeks:
Tuesday February 26 10.30am - Annual Meeting Lakes Entrance
♦ Saturday March 2 - Nationwide Pairs Bairnsdale
Wednesday March 6 - Betty Dawson Teams Red Triathlon 1 Paynesville
Tuesday March 12 - Alicia Thomson Teams Red Lakes Entrance
♦ Saturday March 9 & 16 - Open & Restricted Pairs Red Bairnsdale
♦ Friday March 15 - Nationwide Pairs Bairnsdale
Wednesday March 27 - Open & Restricted in Paynesville
♦ Friday April 5 - Winter Pairs hosted by Paynesville in Bairnsdale
♦ Saturday April 6 - Nationwide Pairs in Bairnsdale
Saturday April 6/ Sunday April 7 - Sapphire Coast Congress in Merimbula, register online at the NSWBA site
Tuesday April 16 - Foundation Members Pairs Red in Lakes Entrance
♦ Saturday April 20 - Nationwide Pairs in Bairnsdale
Wednesday April 24 - Open & Restricted in Paynesville
BEST JANUARY MONDAY PLAYERS
David & Kerry Haywood 60.83%
BEST JANUARY FRIDAY PLAYER
Jean Macleod 60.28%
BEST JANUARY SATURDAY PLAYER
Libby Thomson 56.15%
Congratulations to the following members who have achieved Rank Promotions :
Angie Duddridge - Graduate Master
Nick Nadebaum - State Master
Phillip Goode - National Master
Kerry Haywood - Bronze 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.
Please click here to download Ann Gibbs Presidents Report from the Annual Meeting on 2nd February 2019
Congratulations to the winners of the Presidents Pairs competition:
Sandor Varga (left), Chris Watson (right), pictured with President Ann Gibbs (middle) who presented them with the shield.
Bridge Lessons will start on Tuesday, 12th of February 2019 10am - 12.30pm for 8 weekly sessions at $10 per person/session. Please contact Alison on 51532863 and Kerry on 51525169 for details and enrolment.
The fees include a free booklet and membership for the year ($30) for the students who complete the course.
Please support our sponsors,
whom we sincerely thank for their generous support
The annual meeting of the Bairnsdale Bridge Club was held on 2nd of February 2019 and the following office bearers were elected -
President: Ann Gibbs
Vice President: Alison Farthing
Secretary: Jean Macleod
Treasurer: Brian Sampson
Masterpoint Secretary: Ann Gibbs
Mary Baldwin, Robin Cotton, Jenny Coverdale, Kerry Haywood, Margaret Hillier, Elaine Newcomen, Lou Pemberton, Christa Riedacher, Dawn Wallace
are due now:
$30 for homeclub members and $20 for associate members
you need to be a financial member for the Presidents pairs
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 will resume after the Beginners lessons in 2019 with Alison for 8 sessions.
Jean Macleod - 51523176