GOODIES FOR THE CONGRESS

We know it’s a bit early to be thinking about what you’ll be eating on September 14th, but we’d like you to consider donating a plate of sweet or savoury goodies for the congress. The array of delicacies at our past congresses has set a high bar - we have a reputation to uphold! If you’re unable to deliver something on the day, your ever-enthusiastic committee members will be glad to collect something from you.

Closer to the date, there will be a sign-up sheet at Henley and you can always contact us at huntershillbridgeclub@bigpond.com.

Upcoming Events - August/September 2014

In August - September we have two special pairs events, a GNOT Qualifying event and our Congress. See attached for details.

A STAR IN OUR MIDST!

'A Second Book of Bridge Problems' by Pat O'Connor of Sydney was this week awarded the prestigious Book of the Year Award by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Pat also won in 2012 for 'A First Book of Bridge Problems'. Our library currently has a copy of Pat's first book and will acquire his new book soon. Congratulations, Pat!

David Beauchamp Lessons - August, September, October 2014

David Beauchamp has kindly agreed to present some more lessons for
intermediate and experienced players.
Club Members and their guests are welcome.
Booking is essential.
Please see attached notice.

2014 HUNTERS HILL CONGRESS - 14 September

Our congress will be upon us in no time. Fliers are everywhere! We’d really like lots of our own members to participate. If there are enough bookings, we’ll have a completely separate novice/restricted section, with prizes for teams whose total masterpoints are less than 100MP and less than 400MP. Sign up early, before all the tables are taken. Enter your team:
— online http://www.nswba.com.au/tourn/calendar.asp?T=C
— sign-up sheet at the club
— phone Carol Sheldrake on 0438 619 780
If you’d like help putting a team together, e-mail us at huntershillbridgeclub@bigpond.com.

LAST CHANCE this year to get your partners and friends to learn to play bridge!

--We're holding beginners’ lessons in two time slots - Wednesday evenings (7:30-9:30pm) six lessons starting 30 July and Thursday mornings (10am-12pm) four lessons starting 14 August. The Wednesday teacher will be acclaimed teacher Nigel Rosendorff and Thursday mornings will be the ever-popular Sid Reynolds.
--There will be a FREE INFORMATION SESSION preceding these courses to explain the ins and outs of competitive bridge and settle nerves (open to anyone).
--Phone Linda Allen at 9879 6803 or e-mail huntershillbridgeclub@bigpond.com. HURRY!

Regular Monday Restricted Game

The recently introduced monthly Restricted game for Novice/Intermediate players has been very well received. Your Committee has therefore decided to run a separately scored Restricted Section EVERY MONDAY, commencing on Monday 14th July 2014. See attached notice.

July Events

We have the following events commencing in July:
• 25 July, 1 & 8 August – Friday State Open Teams Qualifying
• 28 July, 4 & 11 August – Monday Club Pairs

See attached notice from the Tournament Director.

JUNE NEWSLETTER

June Newsletter is attached ... A great read!!!

PARKING AT HENLEY

Please be aware that parking at the preschool is illegal. There is a sign at the top of their driveway restricting that area for their use only. They need ALL of their allocated spaces at pick-up time. There is plenty of parking down below.

On Friday, 20 June, the preschool will be holding a Grandparents' Day and their cars will be spilling into the upper carpark. This area is open to public parking and not restricted in any way for our use. For Friday players, the lower carpark will be opened for you on that day.

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