BRIDGE CLUB IS CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS.
REOPENING DATE TO BE ADVISED.
Beginning Bridge will be held on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. at the Schnebly Center until further notice.
January Calendar will be posted as soon as reopening date is established.
February Calendar Being Developed.
CHERYL AND JOHN DIETZ
have very graciously invited ALL DMBC club members to an
Open House on Saturday, December 15th to celebrate the holidays.
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE FLYER WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ABOUT THE FESTIVITIES.
Hope to see you all there!
ANNUAL DRIVE FOR HEAD START has begun.
Please consider giving to our annual drive to support the local Head Start Program. This year's drive is a bit different due to our circumstances.
Our annual holiday party will be Saturday, December 15th. Click here for the flyer with information on the party being hosted by John and Cheryl Dietz! Join us for lots of fun and celebration!
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
This year we have 7 candidates to fill 5 vacancies. Candidates are:
KATHLEEN KELLER (Incumbent)
TOM VAN NEST (Incumbent)
Click here to see a brief biography of each candidate.
Due to Club's Closing the Election has been postponed for the time being. We will let you know of election plans as soon as available.
The club remains closed until further notice. As soon as a firm reopening date can be established it will be posted.
UNTIL THEN BEGINNING BRIDGE WILL CONTINUE TO BE HELD ON TUESDAYS AT 9:00 A.M. AT the SCHNEBLY CENTER .
OUR BRIDGE FRIENDS AT OTHER NEARBY CLUBS HAVE REACHED OUT AND OFFERED TO HAVE OUR MEMBERS PLAY AT THEIR CLUBS AT THEIR ‘MEMBER’ PRICES RATHER THAN AS GUESTS DURING OUR REPAIRS. Click here for further information.
Membership information on the website was updated 10/1/2018. Please verify your information and make corrections as needed. Thank you.
THURSDAY TEAM GAMES = TBA
BRING PARTNER AND DRAW FOR TEAMS.
DON'T FORGET TO SIGN UP AT THE CLUB.
♠ ♥ Mentor Game (TBA) ♦ ♣
DON'T FORGET TO SIGN UP AT THE CLUB!
If you would like more information about the program
or help finding a mentor or mentee
please see Tom Van Nest or Martha Wirkutis.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LATEST
BRONZE LIFE MASTER
Mary Ann Echelberry
GOLD LIFE MASTER
(Click here to see chart of Masterpoint Ranks)
OUR PROGRAM FOR NEW AND INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS
is designed to:
1. Welcome new players to our club and the wonderful game of "BRIDGE".
2. Provide teaching to accommodate each student/player as his/her knowledge and skills progress.
3. Create an enjoyable atmosphere for everyone.
Mondays 9:00 AM - Lesson followed at 9:30 AM by 0-50 Masterpoint game. JIM GEARY'S lessons are currently based on Play of the Hand from Audrey Grant's The Diamond Series.
Tuesdays 9:00 AM-noon BEGINNING BRIDGE including "BASIC BRIDGE REVIEW - MODERN 2/1 STYLE OF BIDDING" by JIM GEARY. In this comprehensive series participants play numerous hands based on the taught material. A 0-20 point game is now part of this series. Click here for copy of the flyer.
Tuesdays 12:30 PM Lesson followed by 0-999 game.
Wednesdays 9:00 AM Lesson followed at 9:30 AM by 0-299 game. JIM GEARY currently is teaching lessons based on Mike Lawrence's Mike's Advice.
Thursdays 9:00 AM Lesson followed at 9:30 AM by 0-199 game. BARRY POPE'S lessons are currently based on Eddie Kantar's Modern Bridge Defense.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US.
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Click here for handouts
"WHY BOTHER WITH PUPPET STAYMAN"