Bendigo Bridge Club
Release 2.19q
Key Messages

New Code of Good Conduct published

The club has adopted a new Code of Good Conduct that members and guests will be expected to follow. For further information, see the new 'Code of Good Conduct' news item, on the right-hand side of this page.

Afternoon Tea with the Guv (+ Report)

Every Victorian bridge club received an invitation from the Governor of Victoria to send two members (a pair) to a special Afternoon Tea and Bridge event, to be held on Wednesday, 15 November at Government House.
Your committee unanimously agreed to nominate the Goddards as our representatives.
They weren't the only BBC members attending. Our neighbours, Maine BC, nominated Ron Wescott & Louise Griffin; the Victorian Youth Team nominated Seb Wright; and  Sandhurst Bridge Acadamy nominated Denis Upsall & Faye Symons.  All five are also members of our club.
Congratulations to all - we hope you had a wonderful day! Click here to read Jennifer's entertaining match report.

Library News

Our Librarian has been busy adding interesting new titles to the bookshelves. Check out menu Education > Library to find the latest available titles.

Tea Breaks Return

The committee has decided to reinstate 10-minute Tea Breaks into our regular Club sessions - on a 3-month trial basis - commencing Monday 25th September.  Please note that in order to ensure that sessions finish in a reasonable time, our directors will be more strictly enforcing the Round Timer clock. 

Martin Willcox Workshops at Ballarat BC

Ballarat BC are hosting a second series of Martin Willcox workshops, with the aim of fostering player advancement and social contact between clubs. The workshops are free. BYO lunch.

Where: Ballarat Bridge Club, 1001 Eyre Street, BALLARAT 3350

When & What:

Tuesday, October 3, 10:00 AM: Playing the hand
Tuesday, November 14, 10:00 AM: Playing Defence
Tuesday, December 5, 10:00 AM: TBA

Lego Room Cooling 'fixed'

The cooling system in the Lego Room seems to be fixed. However, the control panel seems a bit wonky and, when the system is on, there are warmer and colder areas in the room, depending on the location of tables vis-a-vis the cooling vents. If you are sensitive to temperature variations, please wear layers so that you can adjust your clothing to keep yourself comfortable.

Bridge Victoria

A link to the BV website can be found on our 'Useful Links' page. 

Monthly Nosh & Natter

Our MN&N social dinners will resume in September.  These Thursday evening get-togethers are informal social events - a chance for members (and their spouses / partners) to have a friendly natter about... anything really, over some good pub food and drink. 

Need more details? Contact Eamon Dempsey on 0408 467 599.

2022 Club Awards & Trophies

The winners of our various awards, trophies and prizes were announced at the Xmas Social. To view a full list of the winners, in the Menu sidebar (above) click on 'Membership & Bookings' then click on 'Club Competitions', then scroll down to '2022 Honour Board'. Congratulations to all our winners! 

 

Covid-19

As at Oct 2023, Covid-19 is still prevalent in the community. To keep your fellow members safe from infection, please…

  • Do not come to play if you have any symptoms, go and get tested.
  • Wear a mask when playing. A supply of disposable masks will be available.
  • Sanitise between rounds
  • Wear layers for comfort and warmth – where weather conditions allow we will be opening windows and doors to facilitate natural ventilation.
  • Stay vaccinated – 2023 booster shots are available for most of our members.
  • If you are at high risk of getting very sick with COVID-19, apply for access to anti-viral medicines that can help you stay well, or treat the symptoms if you contract COVID-19.

For further information, please visit the DHSS Coronavirus Victoria website.

Bridge Musings

Bridge Musing will no longer be updated with links to BV Bulletins. Instead, please

  • Click on the Bridge Victoria link in our Useful Links page, then
  • Click on the 'Bulletins' tab on the BV Home page, then
  • Click on the bulletin you wish to read. 

BV Bulletin 2308

BV Bulletin 2307

BV Bulletin 2306

BV Bulletin 2305

BV Bulletin 2304

BV Bulletin 2303

BV Bulletin 2302

VBA Bulletin Dec 2022

VBA Bulletin Nov 2022

VBA Bulletin July 2022

VBA Bulletin June 2022

 

WebAdmin Operational Notes
Notes for accessing and operating delegated WebAdmin functions

 

Some members have delegated responsibilities with the Bendigo Bridge Club that requires them to perform actions or communicate with members on specific issues.

The website allows the website adminstrator to delegate functions to specific members that can assist them to perform their responsibility through the website.  These delegated functions are available by using a member's personal password and are accessed through an additional tab in the [Members Only] area.  That tab is called [WebAdmin] and is only visible if you have been granted a [WebAdmin] role.

 

The image above shows all possible delegated [WebAdmin] functions.  Your [WebAdmin] list of functions will be a subset of those displayed.

Most of these functions are sufficiently described in the BridgeWebs User Guide.  There are entire sections for [Menu], [Calendar], [Pictures], [Documents] and [Membership] in the guide. [News] is described in multiple locations in the guide with most [News] items comprising combinations of text, pictures, documents and web linkages.

The instructions below provide extra clarity where the guide is insufficiently detailed.

Instructions for using:

  • Email Members for bulk formatted email to members or a subset of members
  • Find a Partner for managing [Bookings] and [Partner Requests] against events

 

If you have a need to use these delegated responsibilities on behalf of the Bendigo Bridge Club you should discuss this with your subcommittee/group.  Approval by the club's Management Committee is required.