Congratulations once again to Peter Gill, who has been promoted to Emerald Grand Master. With over 10,000 masterpoints, Peter is one of only a handful of emerald grand masters in Australia!
Congratulations to Barbara Shepherd for winning the John Fisher Award. This award is given to the HHBC member who, as a State master or below, wins the most number of green points at the Club during the course of the year. Well done Barbara.
Also, congratulations to our very clever director, Peter Gill & teacher, David Beauchamp, who recently won the Australian open teams playoffs for 2017. This is a huge achievement for the team which comprised Peter Hollands, Justin Howard, Matthew Thompson along with Peter & David.
The Club's annual Christmas party will be held on Monday, 12 December commencing at 3.45pm. The bridge session that day will begin at 12.30pm & there will be no lunch break.
This year, the party will be fully catered & will include a two course meal. If you wish to attend, it is essential that you notify the Club before 3.30pm on Wednesday, 7 December by either placing your name on the Club's noticeboard, forwarding your acceptance by email to email@example.com, or advising Bob Ternes on 0419488701.
As we are required to give the caterers our final numbers on 7 December, the Club will be unable to accept late bookings.
Many thanks to Peter Gill for running a hugely successful Clare Trophy event on Monday. It was very enjoyable for all. Due to Peter's super-human efforts (using his brain rather than the computer for scoring), the results are now available (click on 'attachment' below). Congratulations to the top players: First place went to Carol Sheldrake, with equal second place going to Margaret Gidley-Baird and Charles Fisher.
The Clare Trophy & the Club Pairs Championship are both coming up in November. Please note that registration is required for the Clare. Full details for both events are in the attached notice.
The Henley Community Centre will be closed from & including Monday 21st November to Monday 28th November while the Council conducts maintenance work. THERE WILL BE NO BRIDGE DURING THIS PERIOD. The centre will re-open on Tuesday 29th November & bridge sessions will resume as usual from that date.
Also, there will be no bridge on Tuesday 1st November, Melbourne Cup Day.
The AGM will be held on Wednesday 16 November at 3.45pm. Please see attached notice for details.
Nominations are invited (& very much welcome) for Committee positions. Nomination forms will be available at the club.
The Henley Pairs & the Under 100 MPs events are coming up in October.
PLEASE NOTE the change of start date for the Henley Pairs due to the October long weekend. This three week even will now commence on Monday 10th October, NOT 4th October as previously advised.
For further details of the events, please click on the attachment below.
The winners were:
Open Teams: Margaret Gidley-Baird, Charles Klassen, Margaret Klassen, Titus Ling
Restricted Teams: Lynne Richardson, Richard Sheldrake, Therese Duggan, Ginny Kuffer
Novice Teams: Sarah Kelsey, Wendy Hawker, Lyn Gerathy, Marian Johnston
Best Unplaced Hunters Hill Team: Parveen Rayani, Jamal Rayani, Joseph So, Lyn Mallesch
Winners of Free Entry to Canberra Congress 2017 Rising Stars Unders 50 MPs Pairs Event: Emer Noone & Paula Nigem; Therese Duggan & Ginny Kuffer
Congratulations to all the Winners. Hunters Hill players starring in all events!!
Thanks you to all the helpers & those who donated for the catering. It was a great day.
Congratulations to Di Connors as the convenor.
Congratulations to Trish Whitton & Mike Bush for winning the Carolyn Molloy Pairs.
Runners up on 2nd place were Rosemary Millar & Toni Alexander & 3rd place were Mitch Dowling & Tim Cregan.
Well done to all place getters & thank you, Brian, for running a successful event.