WELCOME BACK

Now that we have Christmas & New Year out of the way, we can get back to the serious business of bridge, with all Club sessions now running as usual.

Have a look at the rolling calendar on the right to get an idea of what special events are coming up. 

The really good news coming from 2018 is that our Club has some very high achievers.

CHRISTMAS DATES

The Club will be closed on Christmas eve, Boxing Day & New Years Day.

However, there will be a game on Friday 28 December.

Normal sessions will resume from Wednesday, 2 January.

The last supervised session will be 18 December & supervised play will resume on Tuesday, 8 January.

The Committee wishes everyone a happy & safe holiday season.

AND THE WINNERS ARE...

Congratulations to Marlene Watts & Jessica Brake for winning the Club Pairs. Marlene & Jessica achieved over 71% in the first week, making them almost unbeatable. Well done ladies!

Coming 2nd were Henry Chu & Pat O'Connor, followed in 3rd place by Carolyn Molloy & Pat Crowe. 

Thank you to our directors, Angie & Peter Boulton & Peter Gill, for running this successful event.

MEMBERS' CHRISTMAS PARTY

Monday, 10 December

Your committee hopes you’ll join us for the annual Christmas Party.

Bridge will begin as normal at 11:00 a.m.  THERE WILL BE NO BREAK FOR LUNCH.  We’ll play straight through; food and beverages will be available around 2:30 p.m.  Be sure to have a late breakfast because you’re going to have a late lunch!

CLUB PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP, AGM & MEMBERSHIP FEES

The Club Pairs starts on Monday, 12 November & runs for 3 weeks. This is one of our most important events of the year but if you want to play, you must register. You can register via the Calendar on this site or by putting your names on the list on the Club notice board.

Also, don't forget the AGM which will be held after play on Wednesday, 14 November. 

Finally, membership fees are now due. Please make Linda's job a bit easier & pay now.

WHAT'S ON IN OCTOBER & NOVEMBER

The October pairs is a one day event on Friday, 26 October. This is a red point, walk in event.

The Club Pairs Championship will run on Mondays 12, 19 & 26 November. This is a red point event & prior registration is essential. Registration can be done via the sign up sheet on the Club notice board or the rolling calendar on the right of this page. Registration closes 5 November.

THE CLARE TROPHY

Congratulations to Charles Fisher for winning this year's Clare Trophy.

The runner up was Tim Cregan & the best placed contestants in the restricted category were Wendy Hawker & Fiona Templeton, who tied in 5th place.

Thank you to all participants for playing in the spirit of the event & special thanks to our director, Peter Gill, for his work in organising this day.

The full results will be displayed on the Club Notice Board.   

HUNTERS HILL CONGRESS

The Hunters Hill Congress was, once again, a huge success. Many thanks to all those members who helped by contributing food. A special mention should be made of Geoff Lawson, our Congress Organiser,  Ross & Fiona Templeton, who slaved away in the kitchen all day and of course, our President, Bob Ternes. Each of these people gave up their day and the opportunity to actually play the game they love, in order to ensure an enjoyable event for all the congress participants.

The winners of the Open section were David Hudson, Anita Curtis, Kim Neale & Linda King.

BEGINNERS LESSONS COMING UP

Our Australian Bridge Federation accredited teacher, Carol Sheldrake, will be conducting a 6 week course for beginners commencing on Monday, 15 October, 7.15pm-9.15pm.

Where: Hunters Hill Bridge Club, Crown St, Henley

Cost: $120 for the 6 lessons, including a workbook & light refreshments.

Contact Details: Carol Sheldrake 0438619780 or csheldrake@bigpond.com or Kathie De Palo on 0416175131/98175131.