Tag: Bridge

Saturday AM Bridge Clinic

Paul Shalita This clinic is a practice and critique session designed for players at intermediate and advanced levels who desire to improve their Bridge. No partner is necessary. No time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday mornings at 37901 S. Arroyo Way in…

April Bridge Club news

Ann Kuperberg April showers might bring May flowers but for the MountainView Bridge Club April brought more players gaining master points. Frequent winners included Jack and Arlene Mayfield, Peter Godfrey and Steve Sahl, Bonnie and Bob Hertzog, Michelle Werley with Marie Heald and Joy Rieckers, Sue Hagerty with Dean Frost and Jim Coe, Vicki Hanson…

Bridge players raise money for Alzheimer’s Association

The Longest Day fundraiser will be held at the HOA 1 Activity Center.

Barbara Starrett Every year the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) on the summer solstice holds The Longest Day event to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. From sunrise to sunset, members across the country host tournaments, teach lessons and play multiple sessions to advance the cause. This year SaddleBrooke’s two ACBL sanctioned bridge clubs, MountainView…

Bridge Tournament results

Carol and Greg Lindahl won first place in the 199 category.

Ann Kuperberg The SaddleBrooke Bridge community participated in Tucson’s Regional tournament held at the Radisson Hotel from February 27 through March 5. Many players came home with master points, some ranking first place. Stephanie Parks became a Life Master, achieving the gold points she needed; congratulations Stephanie. Carol and Greg Lindahl won first place in…

Bridge Senior Olympics

Joyce Hagin, Sue Bush, Stephanie Parks, Donna Sachrison and Fay Steel

Ann Kuperberg The Senior Olympics Bridge competition in Tucson at the end of January yielded SaddleBrooke winners, master points, tee-shirts, pins and lunch. There were three sections with 48 players in the Open game, 40 in the Under 500 division and 36 in the Under 50 category. People from SaddleBrooke who placed in the Open…

Saturday AM Bridge Clinic

Paul Shalita This clinic is a practice and critique session designed for players at intermediate and advanced levels who desire to improve their Bridge. No partner is necessary. No time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday mornings at 37901 S. Arroyo Way in…

MountainView Bridge Club news

Steve Maltzman and Donna DePesa are frequent winners in the weekly games.

Ann Kuperberg John Wolf, a regular Duplicate Bridge player and long-time Tucson resident who passed away, will be remembered by the SaddleBrooke Bridge community with a commemorative brick on the patio outside the Activity Center. He was jokingly called “Mr. No-Trump.” Weekly duplicate games at DesertView are held on Tuesday and Friday afternoon and everyone…

MountainView Bridge Club news

Ann Hinge, our bridge director

Ann Kuperberg We were saddened by the passing of John Wolf, a regular Duplicate Bridge player. He was always willing to play with anyone who asked and will be remembered as “Mr. One No-Trump” bidder. The January Sectional held in Tucson yielded many SaddleBrooke winners with Mike Levy finishing with many master points. In Open…

MountainView Bridge Club news

The new MountainView Bridge Club Board: JoAnn Aiken, president; Steve Sahl, vice-president; Peter Godfrey, treasurer; Betty Edwards, secretary; Trudy Weber-Penta, social director; Ann Kuperberg (not pictured), publicity

Ann Kuperberg The MountainView Bridge Club members voted the following people into office for 2017: JoAnn Aiken, president; Steve Sahl, vice-president; Peter Godfrey, treasurer; Betty Edwards, secretary; Tom Baker, at-large; Jean Reitan, partnership; Trudy Weber-Penta, social director; Ann Kuperberg, publicity. Members attended the Holiday Party on December 13 at the Roadrunner Grill and had a…

Bridge for fun – you’re invited

Ruth Birkhead Some 20 years ago residents of SaddleBrooke met to form a group to play Party Bridge. Every Friday afternoon the group met on the dance floor of SaddleBrooke Clubhouse. The game moved to the Activity Center when its renovations were complete. That game is still running today. We invite anyone who is looking…