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WELCOME UNIT 143 of

 

GREATER ST. LOUIS

 

 


Thanks to all the wonderful bridge players who attended the 2019 St. Louis Regional and made the tournament a huge success.  Many local players volunteered to work at the tournament and greatly contributed to its success.  Special thanks go out to Mike Carmen, Tournament Chair; Jennifer Luner, Daily Bulletin; Phyllis Siegel, Partnerships; Debbie Romero, Caddies; Dian Brazier, Hospitality; and Linda Seibert, Registration.

Coming up is your St. Louis Fall Sectional October 18-20, 2019.  Check this site for details. Hope to see you all there!

 

 

Mark Boswell

 

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Notice of ACBL Unit 143 Director Changes

 

Debbie Romero resigned from Unit 143's Board of Directors effective August 30.  At the September 11 board meeting, the board nominated and elected John Levis to replace Debbie.  John will complete Debbie's term which ends Oct 31, 2020.

No petitions to join the board of directors were received by the August 20 deadline so no runoff election is needed.  The four nominated candidates automatically take office on November 1.

Current board members Diane Deutch and Kelly White were serving as board-appointed members and will commence duly elected three-year terms on November 1. 

Incoming new board member Maureen Curran will join the board for a three year term commencing November 1. 

Incoming new board member Jim Cooper resigned his position on the board on September 3.  The board of directors will elect a replacement to complete Jim's three-year term which would have begun November 1.  The nomination process is underway.

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                   St. Louis Fall Sectional

                      October 18-20, 2019 

                          

Click HERE for full results.

 

Tournament Director: Rick Beye
Tournament Chair:  Mike Carmen macrtd@gmail.com
Partnerships: Phyllis Siegel 
unit143pship@gmail.com

 

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2019 Canfield Bridge Builder Award Winners

 

 

Michael Bono and Sue Perez

 

 

Click here for press release.

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2019 Datebook Updates

 

 

  District 8 NAP Final:  Sunday November 10 instead of Saturday November 9

 

 

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Upcoming Events at Area Clubs

 

Be sure and take advantage of the many classes offered thoughout the area to help improve your game.  Also let your friends know about the classes geared to beginners.

 

 

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Phillip Alder will be conducting Seminar Workshop events at the St. Louis Bridge Center:

 

 


World’s Best Bridge Topic- Win More Tricks

 

Thursday, December 12, 2:00 to 4:30

(perfect any time)

Click here for flyer.

Click here to sign up!
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2019 Unit Game Schedule

Check participating locations.

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Unit 143 News

Unit 143 added the following new members last month:

Kathy Anderson

Gerald Bamberger

Katherine D Driscoll

 

 

 

 

Welcome them when you meet them at the table. 

Unit membership is 1290

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As a courtesy to our players, we will publish game cancellations of Edwardsville, IL Unit 223 games in the banner header if there is inclement weather.

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In Memoriam

 

It is with sadness that we note the passing of

 

 

Beryl Shapiro, September 8 click here for obituary

 

 

 

We will publish names of Unit members who pass away from us

and link to an obituary published in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Please notify us.

 

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Unit 143 Board Meeting held on the second Wednesday of each month at

Creve Coeur Government Center Mtg Room 1, 7 PM

 

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District 8 News

Current District 8 Advocate Web newsletter

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Unit Masterpoint Races YTD

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Honor Roll

masterpoint ranking requirements for those joining prior to 1/1/10
masterpoint ranking requirements for those joining 1/1/10 or later

 

All Advancers in 2019 updated 10/4/2019

 

Life Master Milestones

Kudos to:

*** New Life Masters ***

Barbara Frith

Patricia K Lazaroff

Joann Sandler

Jay I Sarver

Laurie L Stern

Darlene V Trenholm

Robert A Vetter

 

 

*** New Bronze Life Masters ***

Lisa P Eisenstein

Barbara Frith

Betty Goran

Joann Sandler

Laurie M Stern

 

 

 

*** New Silver Life Master ***

Robert W Dempsey

 

 

*** New Ruby Life Master ***

Hall B Whitaker

 

*** New Gold Life Master ***

 

 

*** New Sapphire Life Master ***

 

*** New Diamond Life Master ***

 

 

 

 

*** New Emerald Life Master ***

 

 

 

 

 
*** New Platinum Life Master***

*** New Grand Life Master***

 

*** Other Advancers ***

 

 

Susan Dearth

Roz Rothman

Polly P Rutherford

Paul M Vandivort

Stephen J Walko

Shrikant P Jategaonkar

Brenda J Lessel

Marilyn K Cooper

Joe Fleagle

Barbara Gossow

Patricia A Clark

Karen R Bettis

Aloys H Faenger

Barbie Freund

Charles P Johnson

Bradley L Karner

Peggy Karner

Debb Keniley

Elizabeth N Mayer

Mimi Menousek

Simeon N Prager

Bertram N Risch

Bob L Schaefer

Carol Wagner

David Q Wells

Martha J Ludewig

 

 

Introducing...

The Colorado Springs analysis that they call

'Power Rankings'.

Frequently Asked Questions about Power Rankings.

Click here for our unit. 

This analysis will continue to be available on the Honor Rolls page;

in the future, you can access from News/Membership Services.

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ACBL News

ACBL launches new Learn to Play Bridge

free download web application software

 Learn To Play Bridge can now be directly shared with friends and family

over the Internet. Play a hand and share it on Facebook, Twitter or through email!

 

 

Join the ACBL

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Bridge Hand of the Week

ACBL Bridge Bites

bridge articles - geared toward the beginner/newcomer bridge player

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Fringe Benefits of Bridge? Brainpower!!!

?Playing your cards right can help keep you sharp long after retirement

by Jon Saraceno, ?AARP Bulletin, March 2015

Bridge makes us use our brains.picture of brain

When doctors evaluate games that are most effective in

staving off dementia, bridge is always at the top of the list

Bridge players are the most successful agers on earth.

Although it cannot cure Alzheimer's, bridge is a wonderful game

to slow the onset and progression of Alzheimer's.

University of CA, Irvine       

Institute for Memory Impairments       

and Neurological Disorders       

 
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