It's World Farm Animal Day, today Thursday.
Thanks to all the members that either attended or voted by proxy at yesterday's EGM. The result was for the proposal 73 votes, 15 votes agianst with 1 person abstaining. A committee meeting is being held tomorrow after which further details will be provided.
Another excellent afternoon was held yesterday for our 1st Ladies Pairs competition. 18 pairs fought for the trophy. Congratulations to Janet Caley and Maggie our winners followed by Chris and Maria - results and photos will be updated later. In addition we had 10 tables of people who did not compete in the competition. The weather is certainly making our numbers go up!!
Many thanks to Chris and Jean for organising an excellent car/walk treasure hunt - and the weather held off for us. We started at St Antonio lighthouse - the devastation from the fires was horrendous to be seen and we finished off at Cap de la Nau in glorious sunshine after seeing some terrific scenery.The winning car was Anita and John, and their friends; 2nd was Sandra and her grandson Ted, Sue and Pety; and 3rd Graham and Ann and Chris and David. Photos are now on the website - under Photos Social.
The slam ladder for September is below this article.
Our match against the Valleys this Saturday, 4th October has been cancelled due to illness in the Valleys team. .
Congratulations to 2 of our members who were presented with a bottle of cava to celebrate their special days - Peggy who will be 99 on 12th October and to Janine who is 85.
A good week for slams - 13 small slams were bid and made.
Don't forget to find partners for our last new tournament. It is a normal duplicate tournament format:
Monday 6th October - MENS PAIRS
- cups will be presented for the winners of each event. A handicap prize will also be awarded. You will be able to play as normal when it is not your "category". Please note the director of the day will be sorting out the movement and you may be asked to move table/direction.
Our teaching program commences on Tuesday 7th October and there will be lessons for beginners and 2nd year students. In addition to this a number of members are prepared to give seminars on specific topics - if there is anything you specifically want covered please e-mail the club and we will try and get it covered. Please advertise these lessons to your friends.
FORTHCOMING SOCIAL EVENTS
Saturday 8th November - Quiz Night
*December 12th - Christmas Bridge/Party - for those that return to their home countries please make a note of this date and arrange your flight around our party!! Our Thespians amongst us have already great plans in place!!
A reminder regarding the items in the Left Hand column under "Useful Links" and "Teaching Information" - this includes some practice hands to play and some very good articles for ALL to read.