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Unit 360 Board Meeting

The Unit 360 Board of Directors will meet at the Bridge Center on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 3:30 P.M.

Unit members may attend at their own discretion.

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About Us and Location
About Us and Location

The Colorado Springs Bridge Center is the home of Unit 360 of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL).  We offer duplicate bridge games 9 times a week.  If you want to learn the game or are an experienced player, we have a game for you.  Check our Calendar Month and Games Information.  We also have teachers to help you learn to play or improve your game.

At 901 North 17th Street, Colorado Springs, CO  80904-2844, Unit 360's Bridge Center is located one mile west of I-25 Uintah exit 143, then north on 17th Street.

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(719) 634-7250

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Annual Meeting of the Unit 360 Membership

WHEN:  Saturday, December 11, 2021

WHERE:  At the Bridge Center

START:  11:30 A.M.     All players are welcome

The Bridge Center's COVID protocols still apply (see Masks Optional section below)

After the meeting, there will be a Sectional Tournament at Clubs (STaC) game with Silver Masterpoints.  Table Fee:  $5.00 per player

A committee (Shari Carnelli, Ann Couch, Linda Nicholos, Jeff Rapp) will be organizing snacks, coffee and drinks for this meeting.  Please contact someone on the committee or sign-up at the Bridge Center to let us know that you are planning to attend.

AGENDA

1.  Introduce members of the Board of Directors

2.  Unit 360 Treasurer's report

3.  Recognition of new Life Masters and presentation of other awards

Masks Optional but NOT Mandatory

 

Effective August 23, 2021, all participants at the Colorado Springs Bridge Center are strongly encouraged to wear facial coverings while in the Bridge Center.  If you opt not to wear a facial covering and, if your opponents are uncomfortable with your option and ask you to wear a facial covering, masks are available at the director's desk.    All other previously announced Unit 360 COVID-19 safety protocols, reviewed below, will remain in effect:

 

MINIMUM ACBL UNIT 360 COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

 

NOTE:  Above all else, if you are feeling ill, DO NOT come to the Bridge Center.  Stay home!

 

1.  All participants must have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19; OR be exempt from vaccination for medical reasons.  All participants who have not been vaccinated for medical reasons must wear a properly fitting facial mask, covering both mouth and nose, at all times while in the Bridge Center.  In addition, all participants must wear a properly fitting facial covering any time a Club Owner and/or Director otherwise requires it.

2.  All participants agree to practice sound personal hygiene, including, but not limited to, frequent washing of hands and use of hand sanitizer.

3.  Participants may bring in and consume non-communal food and beverages.  Coffee may be brewed, served and consumed in the Bridge Center, but may only be served in disposable containers.

4.  Finally, all participants must abide by any additional rules and restrictions as may be required by Club Owners and/or Directors.

 

Also, effective August 23, 2021, all who want to participate in activities at the Bridge Center who have not previously signed a “Certification of Vaccination Status” form will be allowed to enter the Bridge Center if they present proof of COVID-19 vaccination by showing their “COVID Vaccination Record Card” to a Bridge Center official as well as furnishing current contact information.  This will be a “one-time” requirement.

We look forward to seeing you for face-to-face (F2F) play at the Bridge Center!  Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

Bud Raabe, President, ACBL Unit 360     bud3345@comcast.net

Howard Donaldson, Vice President, ACBL Unit 360     hodon46@msn.com

Face-to-Face Game Schedule

Day & Time

 

Game

 

Director

 

Monday 12:30 P.M.

Open Pairs  Shirley Scott

Tuesday 9:00 A.M.

Open Pairs  Morgan Patrick

Tuesday 12:30 P.M. 

499er Pairs John Dukellis

Wednesday 12:30 P.M.

Open Pairs Shirley Scott

Thursday 12:30 P.M. 

Open Pairs Jeffrey Rapp

Friday 12:30 P.M.

299er & Open Pairs Tom Goings

Saturday 12:30 P.M.

Open Pairs Morgan Patrick
Saturday 6:00 P.M.

Pro/Am 

(500 MP - Over/Under )

John Dukellis

Sunday 1:30 P.M.

Open Pairs see "Calendar Month"

                                              

Unit 360 Election Results

Voting in the 2021 Unit 360 Board of Directors election concluded on November 1, 2021.

Our members selected the following candidates to serve on the 2022 Board of Directors:

Bonnie Bagley

David Loring

Bud Raabe

Robin Spaulding

These Board Members will be formally introduced at the Election Game on December 11, and will begin serving two-year terms on the Board of Directors on January 1, 2022.

Monthly Swiss Team Games

 

1st Sunday Afternoons     1:30 P.M.

2nd Wednesday Afternoons     12:30 P.M.  (not December)

3rd Friday Afternoons     12:30 P.M.

4th Thursday Afternoons     12:30 P.M.  (not November)

 

Bridge Base Online (BBO)

 

CO Front Range - Greeley

Director:  John Grossmann

 

Saturday Evening Charity Pairs - 7:00 P.M.

*Jackpot* Sunday Open Pairs - 7:00 P.M.

"Members Only" Access

Members who do not have a personal password to log into the "Members Only" section may obtain one by Emailing

Unit360bridge@gmail.com

Include your name, ACBL number and desired password.

Latest Unit 360 Board of Directors Minutes

 

Board Minutes September 9, 2021

Results
Ruff'N Sluff Pro/Am Pairs
6:00
Peak Bridge 299er & Open Pairs
12:30
Four Aces Open Pairs
12:30
Country Bridge Open Pairs
9:00
Ruff'N Sluff 499er Pairs
12:30
Four Aces Open Pairs
12:30
Ruff'N Sluff Pro/Am Pairs
6:00
Peak Bridge Swiss Teams & 299er Pairs
12:30
CS Strategic Open Pairs
12:30
Four Aces Open Pairs
12:30
Calendar
Mon Nov 29, 2021
Four Aces Open Pairs
12:30
Director: Shirley Scott
Tue Nov 30, 2021
Country Bridge Open Pairs
9:00
Director: Morgan Patrick
Tue Nov 30, 2021
Ruff'N Sluff 499er Pairs
12:30
Director: John Dukellis
Wed Dec 1, 2021
Four Aces Open Pairs
12:30
Director: Shirley Scott
Thu Dec 2, 2021
CS Strategic Open Pairs
12:30
Director: Jeffrey Rapp
Fri Dec 3, 2021
Peak Bridge 299er & Open Pairs
12:30
Director: Tom Goings
Sat Dec 4, 2021
Country Bridge Open Pairs
12:30
Director: Morgan Patrick
Sat Dec 4, 2021
Ruff'N Sluff Pro/Am Pairs
6:00
Director: John Dukellis