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Saturday game Update

Lunch will be discontinued during the Saturday game until further notice, however, 

the game will continue.  Snacks will be served, but please bring your own luch, if you desire..

It's finally here!  This Thursday, June 21st is the Longest day event for the benefit of the Alzheimer's Association.  Read the Club Managers' weekly message below for all tyhe details.

Click to donate to The Longest Day - Alzheimer's Association Fundraiser

Club Managers' Weekly Message

Members of the Palm Coast Duplicate Bridge Club:

The Longest Day - Alzheimer's Benefit

It's almost here - The Longest Day!.  The Longest Day event is this Thursday, June 21st.  It's a day to help, honor, and remember family and friends afflicted with Alzheimer's disease.  It's a full day of bridge with an enjoyable schedule of events.  The full schedule of events appears below, so please read on.

First, we should say that Russ has done a great job coordinating the fund raising effort.  The other day, he announced that the club has raised over $10,000.  That's quite an accomplishment and we still have time to do even better.  The Game proceeds, less expenses, will be donated by our Club to the Alzheimer's Association.  Also, Patrick's fee as director, Tom's fee for teaching , and Victoria's fee for the Kitchen are also going to be generously donated.  You can also donate any time throughout the day, as well.  An easy way to make a last minute donation is to simply pay any additional amount you wish in excess of the table fee.

Longest Day Schedule of Events

(Some times below are approximate)


  • 9:00 AM: Silent Auction begins.  REMEMBER, BRING CASH OR A CHECK IF YOU WISH TO MAKE AN OFFER (see the list below for a few notable items).
  • 9:00 AM: Morning breakfast snacks.
  • 9:15 AM: Intermediate bridge class with Tom Fletcher.
  • 10:00 AM: Open and 299er bridge sections. (Morning session).
  • 1:15 AM: Free lunch provided.  Donations accepted.
  • 2:30 PM: Silent Auction closes; Winners announced.
  • 2:45 PM: Open and 299er bridge sections  (Afternoon session).
  • 5:30 - 5:45 PM: Conclusion of event


And here's a list of the silent auction items available:·   


  • Grand Haven Golf Club - Golf for 4 - Value $400
  • Hammock Dunes Golf Club - Golf for 4 - Value $600
  • Hammock Beach Golf Club - Golf for 2 - Value $300
  • Sightseeing flight from Flagler Airport - 30 minutes - Value $75 - 2 offerings
  • Superwash Car Wash - Value $20 - 2 offerings
  • Sara’s Spa & Boutique - Gift Certificate - Value $125
  • Bridge Game & Review with Mark Cohen - Minimum bid $50 - 2 offerings
  • Bridge Game & Review with Stasha Cohen - Minimum bid $50 - 2 offerings
  • Bridge Game & Review with Mike Dalton - Minimum bid $50 - 2 offerings
  • Bridge Game & Review with Spike Lay - Minimum bid $50 - 2 offerings
  • Coconuts Car Wash - $10 Gift Certificate - 10 offerings
  • Coconut Island - $25 Gift Certificate
  • Olive Garden - 3 $5 Gift Certificates - Value $15
  • Chez Jacqueline - $25 Gift Certificate
  • City Nails & Spa - Mani-Pedi Gift Certificate - Value $36
  • Woody’s Handcrafts Wooden Wine Stopper - Value $25
  • 3 Prints Donated by Aleta Mctamany
  • Antique Bridge Boards in Leather Case
  • Tea Kettle - Brand New
  • Quilt

Your game attendance will make up a big part of the day's contributions.  The support you offer by attending along with your donations will complete our club's effort with what we anticipate being well over the $10,000 mark mentioned earlier, being donated directly to the Alzheimer';s Association.

We invite all of our members and guests to attend, particularly our 299er players.  Please come and enjoy the day with us.

If you haven't donated yet, please consider making a donation on our website, or by following the link below.  You can also donate at the club.


STaC Week Results

We had a very successful week of STaC games.  Rather than list the high finishers in this email, here's a quick link to view the complete list of our Club's notable finishers.


This Week's Game Schedule

Monday:  Open Pairs at 1:00 PM
Tuesday:  Open & 299er Pairs at 1:00 PM
Wednesday:  Handicapped Pairs at 1:00 PM
Thursday:  9:00 AM: Longest Day event begins (see schedule above)
Friday:  Open Pairs at 1:00 PM
Saturday:  Handicapped Pairs at 10:00 AM.

This Week's Class Schedule

Monday: 12:15 PM.  New player class and supervised play with Gerry Calabrese
Tuesday: 12:15 PM.  Pre-game class
Wednesday:  1:00 PM.  Newer player class and supervised play with Kathie Margolin
Thursday:  9:15 AM.  Intermediate pre-game Bridge Class with Tom Fletcher
Friday: 10:00 AM.  Intermediate Bridge Class with Tom Fletcher

We hope to see many of you this coming week.

Patrick & Jonathon

open & 99er pairs
open pairs
open pairs
open & 499er pairs
open pairs
open & 299er pairs
open & 99er pairs
Tue Jun 19, 2018
open & 299er pairs
1 pm
Wed Jun 20, 2018
handicap & 99er pairs
1 pm
Thu Jun 21, 2018
LD open & 299er pairs
10 am
Thu Jun 21, 2018
LD open & 299er pairs
2:45 pm
Fri Jun 22, 2018
open pairs
1 pm
Sat Jun 23, 2018
handicap pairs
10 am
Mon Jun 25, 2018
open & 99er pairs
1 pm
Beginning Players


Current class schedule for beginning and advanced players:


  • Monday afternoon class and supervised play (available throughout the year) at 1 pm with Gerry Calabrese,
  • Wednesday afternoon class and supervised play at 1 pm with Kathie Margolin,
  • Thursday morning beginning bridge at 10 with Jinty Chappell. 


Three diferent events that focus on "getting started in a friendly and informal class environment".

One month of free classes is offered to the first time student; chose any or all events and they are free to help encourage your first attempt to "play bridge" at the Palm Coast DBC.

More advanced classes and play are available on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at 12:15 before the 1 pm game. 

Also, we have intermediate classes available on Friday morning at 10 with Tom Fletcher.