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In Memoriam

Peter Rudolph passed away on Friday Novembere 29 from septecimia at age 77.   Peter was born in New York City, and lived in the desert about 15 years.  He is survived by his wife Rochelle, son Jason and two grandchildren.  He will be missed by his many friends and partners.

Jim Matthewslong-time sanctioned duplicate bridge competitor and familiar face in Unit 533 has passed away. Jim's competitive spirit was coupled with a mutual respect for every opponent and a wry sense of humor. Jim favorite line was, "don't make six partner," as he tabled the dummy. His deviled eggs were legendary. Jim is survived by his wife, Charlene.

DONATIONS OF STOCK

As a 503(c)(3) organization your donations to Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation are deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  You might want to consider donating appreciated stock that has been held for at least one year.  In doing so your tax deduction is the fair market value of the stock on the date of donation (not what you paid for the stock).  You also avoid paying capital gains tax (usually 15% of the gain) if you transfer the stock directly to Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation (as opposed to selling it and donating the proceeds). 

Should you wish to donate stock to Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation the following information needs to be to be provided to your broker:

  • DTC # 0226
  • Fidelity Account # Z48-721996

Your contribution will go towards the construction of your new bridge center and would be most welcome.  Make personal checks payable to CVBF, c/o Guy Brackett, 1595 S. San Joaquin Drive, Palm Springs, CA  92246.

Sign on by clicking above and choose Coachella Valley Bridge Foundation.

or you can send your tax deductible check to CVBF c/o Guy Brackett, 1595 S. San Joaquin Drive, Palm Springs 92264.
 

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Classes & More
Duncan Bridge Academy


Free Learning Opportunities:

Tuesday 8:30 AM  Lesson with Cookie before the 9:00 AM 299er Game
Wednesday 11:15 AM  Brown Bag Series 
Saturday 8:30 AM  Lesson with Mick before the 9:00 AM 399er Game

Classes:

9:00 AM-11:00 AM Wednesdays in December with Janice Randles for the advancing player $20/class 
9:30 AM-11:30 AM, starting January 7 on Tuesdays  and Fridays "Two Over One" Class with Angela Taylor, $160 for tuition and handouts, textbook is $10 
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, starting Jan 9, weekly on Thursdays, Beginning Bridge with Mick Riccio, $135 for tuition and materials
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, starting January 13, on Monday and Wednesday, Major Suit Bidding, Competitive Bidding with Glenna Shannahan, tuition and handouts are $110

 

Workshops:

Karol Monroe - February 10-11, 2020, 9:00 AM to noon
Robert Todd - March 2-3, 2020, 9:00 AM to noon
Audrey Grant - January 2021

For more information, contact Susan Tracey, CVBF Board Member, Educational Chair at susantracey@me.com or call 760-342-3569