December 29 Eight is Enough Teams ♠ December 30 GNT teams (8, $10)
Dues are due between now and January 10—still $25. Please fill out an up-to-date information sheet even if you’re sure nothing has changed. Wayne Matthews, Membership Chairman, is collecting.
The week of December 4-9 we’ll be collecting supplies for Journey’s End, no-kill Animal Shelter. Bring old linens and towels, pet food, toys, whatever animals in need can use. Toys don’t have to be new.
Our monthly Mentor Game is December 14 at 9:30. Mentors play free. Plan on being done by noon.
We’ll be holding Silver Point games the entire week of December 11-16 ($7, 9)
The DeLand Bridge Club is incorporated as a non-profit and must hold an Annual Meeting on the second Tuesday in December—the 12th this year.
Come at 12:45 for this brief but essential part of our club year. The club Board of Directors will meet at 4:30, welcoming new members Diane Falla and Gene Rizzo and voting on Officers for 2018.
The next day (12/13), come at noon with your finger foods or desserts for our Holiday Party. It will be a draw team with 0-300 players drawing to play with 300+ players. It’s part of Silver Point Week, so the rewards will be great!
December 18 the 299er game will benefit the ACBL Charity Foundation, followed on December 22nd by an Open Game to benefit the Neighborhood Center. As usual, donations are voluntar
Chat Bridge continues on Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:30, as do Sharon’s Play of the Hand Sessions on Wednesday mornings and Lynn’s Doubles Classes on Thursday mornings.
We’ll have an 8 is Enough Team on the 29th. Morning and Afternoon sessions that day are Quarterly Club Championships.
December 30 is a Grand National Team Qualifier ($8, $10). C=NLM to 500, B= LM to 2500, A=2500+, by Higher person.
We’ll be closed on December 25—but open on January 1.
December Birthdays: 1-Ellee Griffin; 7-Mike Hochman; 10-Joan Ravede; 12-Wayne Matthews; 16-Ed Borosky; 23-Chuck Molenda; 28-Janine Keebler; 29-Noella Brister, Lynn Hawkins, Janet Miles, Ora Seigworth; 31-Gwen Carson.