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Bridge clubs donate proceeds to Katrina disaster relief

September 14, 2005

On Friday, Sept. 9, the Little Heiskell Duplicate Bridge Club held a charity game for the benefit of Hurricane Katrina victims.

The winners of that event were: first in A stratum, Lois and Richard Taylor with 67.26 percent. Second in A were Elaine Rowe and Robert Munger with 57.74 percent. Margaret Peirce and Iris Yonetz placed third in A with 57.14 percent. In the B stratum, Jack and Pat Mesner were first with 50 percent. Second place in B went to Joann Fillingham and Barbara Gaydick with 49.4 percent. Fillingham and Gaydick also placed first in C.

The Little Heiskell Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the American Legion on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown. All bridge players are welcome. A sectional tournament will be held the weekend of Sept. 24 with players from Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. For more information on that event, call 301-797-7972.




Twenty-one pairs competed in a Hurricane Katrina disaster relief charity game Wednesday, Sept. 7, during a meeting of the Hagerstown Duplicate Bridge Club.

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Overall winners were: Lois Taylor and Margaret Pierce, first in Flight A with 70.6 percent; Ken Zimmerman and Ron Gold, second in A, first in Flight B; third in A, Jim Eaton and Tom Turner; fourth in A, second in B, David Abuhove and Tom Janus; fifth in A, Dick Taylor and Carl Herrick, III; sixth in A, Elaine Rowe and Fred Wagner. Third in B was Barbara Schoeck and Ann Radakovich; fourth in B Marie Sullivan and Nance Gray; fifth in B was Claudia Reppert and Gary Wold.

From Aug. 22 to 28, a sectional tournament was held with 109 pairs competing from Units 168 and 217. Unit 168 took the top two places in Flight A: First were Dick Taylor and Dick Evans with 69.6 percent; second were Elaine Rowe and Paulette Houghton with 65.5 percent. Among the top 15 place winners were Madeline and Bill Davis, fourth in Flight B, and Ken Zimmerman and Ken Perschau, sixth in Flight C.

Another Hurricane Katrina disaster relief charity game will be held at 12:30 p.m. today at South End Fire Hall in Hagerstown. For information about the club, call 301-739-1567.

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