Tag: Bridge

MountainView Bridge special events

Jo Ann Aiken

Ann Kuperberg The MountainView Bridge Club President and Manager Jo Ann Aiken has won the prestigious District 17 Goodwill Committee award. The ACBL District includes all of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and southern Nevada to Las Vegas, El Paso, Texas, Kanab, Utah and even part of Wyoming. Her name was submitted by the current district…

Bridge Clubs raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association

Standing, left to right, are Sue Hagerty, Terry Coe, Barbara Starrett and Al Spaet; seated are Linda Depew, Joyce Honorof, chairperson and Sue Young.

Barbara Starrett On the summer solstice, the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) holds The Longest Day event to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. From sunrise to sunset, ACBL members across the country host fundraisers which include all kinds of Bridge, card games, Mah-jongg, athletic events and teaching lessons to advance the cause. This year…

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 special events

Adair Karlin achieves Gold Life Master

Ann Kuperberg Congratulations to Adair Karlin for achieving the rank of Gold Life Master. The American Contract Bridge League holds special games a few times a year where players can get silver points. Those games are called Sectional Tournaments at Clubs (STaC). Many SaddleBrooke Bridge players recently attended such games at several clubs and acquired…

Saturday Morning 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…

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…