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 Do our club a favor:  if you have a friend who's not yet playing online, pick up the phone.  Remind her (him) that there are free lessons at the club every Wednesday at 10 for anyone who needs help getting started. Who knows how long it will be till we get back to face-to-face play?  In the meantime, we keep our skills sharp and support our club by  playing in the Virtual Club games on line.  Call Lynn at (386)736-6228 if that Wednesday time isn't good; we can make other arrangements.

 
Free BRIDGE Lessons on Zoom
Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:30
Email Sharon at 
NSBbridge@gmail.com
to be included in the free session
 
Available for BBO Play

Contact Lynn Berg: phone/text (386)736-6228 or email LBerg@cfl.rr.com

Available:

Elliott Grosh: elgrosh@icloud.com

Stan Goodman: text to (407)748-4568

Ann Herriger Call /text (781)389-2430

Look for Elaine Cobb on BBO as memphismom

Patricia.Tway@gmail.com  

Linda Kehoe text (843)368-5358 

Cathy Moran text (404)434-5134

Marianne Hansen (386)453-6460

Look for Tom Rusk on line as rusktom

2020 Board

DeLand Bridge Club 2020 Board 

Paul Moniz, President

Nancy Zook, Secretary

Allan Woodmancy, Treasurer

Nancy Sharff, Supplies

Lynn Sorensen, House & Grounds

Joan Lee, Supplies

Linda Kehoe, Publicity, Membership

Joan Ravede, Sunshine

Lynn Martin, Publicity

Our Club

A Short History of the DeLand Bridge Club

Groups formed in DeLand and DeBary in the late 1950’s, joining ACBL in ’58 and playing in a lot of venues, some quite imaginative: restaurants, a fire hall, the Elks Club, the Woman’s Club, the Putnam Hotel. In 1962, Pete Besom and Norman Mortimer began looking for property and found the Deerfoot Road site. Permission had to be given by neighbors to have a club in the area, and a small building on the site, a former BOQ hut from the local Navy base, was sold and moved.

The building was designed by Norman Mortimer and built by John Witt, funded by shares in a first mortgage paying the then Pass-Book rate of 5%. The minimum investment was $300, and no one was permitted to put in more than $3000, the theory being that no one should have too great a say in what was done. 32 individuals and families participated. Mike Accardi, Leonard Munson and Norman Mortimer guaranteed the investments for a few who were worried that the Club would not succeed.

Member “sweat equity” got the building ready for opening in October, 1964. Many of the appliances were donated. Members installed them, as well as the kitchen cabinets. Curtain poles with card symbol finials were placed at each window with yards and yards of simple drapes made by a member. There was no carpet, just a bare concrete floor. Members brought carpet samples to put under cold feet, and a yard and plant sale was held on opening day to start a carpet fund.

The 30 year mortgage was paid off in 12 years. The two clubs had consolidated by then, and the Club, a non-profit corporation, is still going strong.

BOARD MEETINGS

The DeLand Bridge club Board meets on the third Tuesday each month.  We encourage members to attend board meetings and if they have an item either to present in person or by letter to the President

Welcome to the DeLand Bridge Club
165 Deerfoot Road, DeLand, Florida
(386) 734-7170
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♠ ♠ ♠ ♠ ♠ Want to learn about playing on BBO--both Masterpoint games and friendly casual games?  Lessons at the DeLand Bridge Club every Wednesday at 10 till we reopen.♣ ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣    

 

Our Board of Directors meets next on Monday, July 20 at 10 a.m.  Contact a Board member if you have suggestions or comments:

President Paul Moniz

Vice-President Linda Kehoe

Secretary Nancy Zook

 Board Members:  Kathy Cappy, Joan Lee, Lynn Martin, Joan Ravede, Nancy Sharff, Lynn Sorensen

 

 ♠ ♠ 299er Games Monday and Wednesday at 1:30 and Fridays at 9:30.

  Open Games Tuesday,Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 1:10 p.m., Sunday at 2:10.  

All games will be 18 or more boards. Charge per person is $6. Special games are $8.  

 

July Birthdays:  3-Elaine Cobb, Loretta Laurin; 5-Don Skolfield, Saundy Venn; 10-Dee Donaldson; 16-Carolyn Cornelius; 18-Winnie Ciavarella; 20-Kathy Cappy; 23-Burt Rosenberg; 25-Sandy Brown; 28-Jeff Rice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Changes to Constitution and By-Laws

Constitution – Article VII Section 3 :

All disbursement shall be by checks signed by one person, the President, the Vice President , the Treasurer or the Club Manager, or by  ”On Line Bill Pay by the President or anyone approved by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.  Other necessary disbursements may be made by the Game Director of the Day, out of game fees, if properly documented and limited to $5.00.

Constitution – Article VII Section 4 :

change heading to   Audit / Review 

By-Laws – Article I Section 4 :

Add   ------     The Treasurer, with the approval of the Board may hire an outside

accountant to perform any of the Treasurer's duties.

By-Laws – Article II Section 2:

The Board shall meet at least once a month unless the Board unanimously votes to cancel meeting for a given month. For any Board Meeting, a quorum shall be a simple majority of the Board (5). A special meeting of the Board or of the Membership may be called by the board by a consensus of three (3) or more Board members providing all members are notified of such meeting.

 

 

 

 

Florida's Friendliest Bridge Club

Our building is designed for bridge, and is dedicated to the game with sessions every afternoon except for Sundays.  We offer refreshments and social breaks in every game. We recently installed a new Handicap Accessible Bathroom, and invite all to check out our remodel.

Board meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month and members wishing to make comments/suggestions to the board may do so at the beginning of the meeting.  

Need a partner for a club game? Please call the club the day before if possible at 386-734-7170.

Join us for a great game of bridge in a friendly atmosphere.

TheCommonGame

The Club participates in TheCommonGame which provides expert analysis of hands and allows your score to be compared across many participating clubs.  Click on the logo to visit TheCommonGame.com

See your results, hand records, final contracts and expert analysis of the hands at TheCommonGame's Club Archive.

ACBL Links

 

Your ACBL Points
ACBL Home Page
ACBL District 9
ACBL Unit 128

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2013 Masterpoint
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National

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Free Lessons
Monday 1 p.m. before 0-199 game
Wednesday 12:30 p.m. before 0-299 game; Friday 9 a.m. before 0-299 game
Results
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Calendar
Sat Jul 4, 2020
Open
1:10
Sun Jul 5, 2020
Open
2:10
Mon Jul 6, 2020
299
1:30
Tue Jul 7, 2020
Open
1:10
Wed Jul 8, 2020
299
1:30
Thu Jul 9, 2020
Open
1:10
Fri Jul 10, 2020
299
9:30