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A Short History of the DeLand Bridge Club

Groups formed in DeLand and DeBary in the late 1950’s, joining ACBL in ’58 and playing in a lot of venues, some quite imaginative: restaurants, a fire hall, the Elks Club, the Woman’s Club, the Putnam Hotel. In 1962, Pete Besom and Norman Mortimer began looking for property and found the Deerfoot Road site. Permission had to be given by neighbors to have a club in the area, and a small building on the site, a former BOQ hut from the local Navy base, was sold and moved.

The building was designed by Norman Mortimer and built by John Witt, funded by shares in a first mortgage paying the then Pass-Book rate of 5%. The minimum investment was $300, and no one was permitted to put in more than $3000, the theory being that no one should have too great a say in what was done. 32 individuals and families participated. Mike Accardi, Leonard Munson and Norman Mortimer guaranteed the investments for a few who were worried that the Club would not succeed.

Member “sweat equity” got the building ready for opening in October, 1964. Many of the appliances were donated. Members installed them, as well as the kitchen cabinets. Curtain poles with card symbol finials were placed at each window with yards and yards of simple drapes made by a member. There was no carpet, just a bare concrete floor. Members brought carpet samples to put under cold feet, and a yard and plant sale was held on opening day to start a carpet fund.

The 30 year mortgage was paid off in 12 years. The two clubs had consolidated by then, and the Club, a non-profit corporation, is still going strong.

BOARD MEETINGS

The DeLand Bridge club Board meets on the third Tuesday each month.  We encourage members to attend board meetings and if they have an item either present in person or by letter to the President

 

 

FOURTH ANNUAL ACBL GAME TO SUPPORT THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION 

THE LONGEST DAY JUNE 20

OPEN INDIVIDUAL WITH LUNCH

 

FREE LUNCH 12:30

GAME 1:30

June Information

     

June Newsletter

 

Birthdays: 3-June Hetzel; 5-Mary Pressley; 7- B.C. Jones; 8- Pat Young; 16-Judy Moreau, Pete Schmauss; 26-Dale Lewis; 27-Mary Bennett, Gaynelle Johnston; 29-Joan Hughes. Celebrate June birthdays on the 4th.

 

We’ll hold Quarterly Club Championships on the 2nd, the 11th, and the 21st.

 

Summer is time for North American Pairs Qualifiers. For this event C is Non-Life Masters to 500, B is 500 to 2500, and A is 2500+. We’ll have sessions on the 3rd, and the 25th. Charge is $6 for members and $8 for non-members of our bridge club.

 

The week of June 13-18 we’ll have Silver Points at every session as we participate in the Unit 128 Sectional Tournament at Clubs, known as a STaC.

Masterpoints for the pairs will be averaged, with the limits C 0-750, B 750-2000. A 2000+. Again, it will be $6 for members and $8 for non-member of our club.

 

June 20th marks the fourth year we’ve participated in ACBL’s Longest Day fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. Come at 12:30 for the Free Lunch, stay for the lecture at 1 with game time at 1:30. This will be an Open Individual: all are welcome!

 

We finish the month with a 299er Team game on the 29th and an Open Team on the 30th.

 

Looking ahead to July, we’ll also have an Open Individual on July 4, as well as more NAPQ games and two open team games.

 

If you have suggestions for up-coming charity game beneficiaries, tell any Board Member.

 

 

 

IF YOU HAVE LESS THAN 300 POINTS PLEASE COME AND PLAY FRIDAY MORNINGS AT 9 AM.  

Florida's Friendliest Bridge Club

Our building is designed for bridge, and is dedicated to the game with sessions every afternoon except for Sundays.  We offer refreshments and social breaks in every game. We recently installed a new Handicap Accessible Bathroom, and invite all to check out our remodel.

Board meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month and members wishing to make comments/suggestions to the board may do so at the beginning of the meeting.  

Need a partner for a club game? Please call the club the day before if possible at 386-734-7170.

Join us for a great game of bridge in a friendly atmosphere.

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Monday 1 p.m. before 0-199 game
Wednesday 12:30 p.m. before 0-299 game; Friday 9 a.m. before 0-299 game
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May 30, 2016
0-199 TEAM GAME
Director: Lynn Berg
May 28, 2016
Open Game
Director: Virginia Winters
May 27, 2016
0-299 gam
Director: Lynn Berg
May 27, 2016
Open Game
Director: Barbara Dunn
May 26, 2016
Open Game
Director: Donna Benoy
May 25, 2016
0-299 Game
Director: Lynn Berg
May 24, 2016
Open Game
Director: Cozy May
Calendar
Tue May 31, 2016
Open Team Game
1 PM
Wed Jun 1, 2016
0-299 Game
1 PM
Thu Jun 2, 2016
Open Game QCC
1 PM
Fri Jun 3, 2016
Open NAPQ STAC $6 /8
1PM
Fri Jun 3, 2016
0-199 gam
9 AM
Sat Jun 4, 2016
Open Birthday game
1 PM
Mon Jun 6, 2016
0-199 Game
1:30 PM
Click for the latest results
Results
May 30, 2016
0-199 TEAM GAME
Director: Lynn Berg
May 28, 2016
Open Game
Director: Virginia Winters
May 27, 2016
0-299 gam
Director: Lynn Berg
May 27, 2016
Open Game
Director: Barbara Dunn
May 26, 2016
Open Game
Director: Donna Benoy
May 25, 2016
0-299 Game
Director: Lynn Berg
May 24, 2016
Open Game
Director: Cozy May
Calendar
Tue May 31, 2016
Open Team Game
1 PM
Wed Jun 1, 2016
0-299 Game
1 PM
Thu Jun 2, 2016
Open Game QCC
1 PM
Fri Jun 3, 2016
Open NAPQ STAC $6 /8
1PM
Fri Jun 3, 2016
0-199 gam
9 AM
Sat Jun 4, 2016
Open Birthday game
1 PM
Mon Jun 6, 2016
0-199 Game
1:30 PM