Contract Bridge Newswire

Contract Bridge Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contract Bridge.

Results 1 - 20 of 98 in Contract Bridge

  1. Events to attend Monday, Feb. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Star

    For more information, call 803-642-2898. • AikenAugusta Duplicate Bridge meets at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Clubhouse at Cumberland Village, 3070 Wise Creek Lane.

    Comment?

  2. The Unlikely Outlaws: still waiting to get our bond money and passports backRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Nation

    You are certainly correct that we are an unlikely group of outlaws. Pattaya bridge club has been operating for 22 years, under the legal umbrella of the Contract Bridge Federation of Thailand, and never before has the insinuation of gambling been made.

    Comment?

  3. Daily CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    Shalyn McNeil prepares Melanie Sambs for giving blood at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church on Tuesday afternoon. United Blood Services facilitates the blood drive which lasts through Wednesday after which the collected blood is taken to Billings, Mont.

    Comment?

  4. Learn to play duplicate bridgeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Times

    Eight weeks of beginner duplicate bridge will be offered from 2 to 3:45 p.m. on Mondays, beginning Feb. 22 at Everett Senior Center. The first three lessons are designed for those who are newcomers to bridge.

    Comment?

  5. Behind the Reader's Voice: Barbara HermesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Daily Gazette

    Note to readers: This is another in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor. How long have you been a letter writer? I probably wrote my first letter to the editor in the late 1970s.

    Comment?

  6. A 'Bridge Too Far' for Elderly Foreigners in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Voice of America

    In an area known for harboring some of Thailand's most notorious dens of organized crime and vice, a special squad of Thai army officers and interior ministry forces, acting on tip, moved in this week to nab a group of lawbreakers. It was to be the latest show of force making good on the Thai junta's vow to crackdown on social ills, foreign and domestic.

    Comment?

  7. Events to attend on Monday, Feb. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Star

    For more information, call 803-642-2898. • AikenAugusta Duplicate Bridge meets at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Clubhouse at Cumberland Village, 3070 Wise Creek Lane.

    Comment?

  8. New Book by Frederick Parker Shares Cures for What Ails America's PoliticiansRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | PR.com

    Retired executive Frederick Parker has a unique perspective on the political system that operates in the United States, his home for nearly 60 years. He fled the Communist regime in Hungary in 1949, bringing with him his thoughts on Communism's failings.

    Comment?

  9. Government commits $17.5 million to replace Blenheim's Opawa BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Marlborough Express

    A new $17.5 million bridge is to replace the Opawa Bridge, in Blenheim, which has served as the town's northern gateway for almost 100 years. The announcement was among a list of new roading schemes announced by Prime Minister John Key at a State of the Nation address in Auckland on Wednesday.

    Comment?

  10. Daily CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    Missoula Children's Theatre actor/director Joe Godburn, center, positions kids during rehearsals for the 2014 performance of "Blackbeard the Pirate" at Jackson Hole High School. More than 30 kids worked for five days preparing and rehearsing for the production.

    Comment?

  11. Loudon, TN Author Publishes Adult Story AnthologyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | PR Leap

    January 19, 2016 - "Susie's Submissions," a new book by Richard Fairsing, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. "Susie's Submissions" is an anthology of three stories about attractive middle-age women who have been sexually abandoned by their husbands. "The Price," "The Office," and "The Hot Tub" depict three women who are all named Susie, and all three are physically and emotionally similar.

    Comment?

  12. Design plans expected soon for Marlborough bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Marlborough Express

    The Government is expected to make an announcement soon on the design options for the Wairau and Opawa bridges in Marlborough. New Zealand Transport Agency regional director Raewyn Bleakley said the Government expected to make further announcements in the "near future".

    Comment?

  13. Biloxi Regional Bridge Tournament attracts hundreds of playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hundreds are playing the card game Bridge this week at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi. Lynne Logan has been organizing the Biloxi Regional Contract Bridge Tournament for years.

    Comment?

  14. Beginner bridge course offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Tallmadge Express

    Those who have always wanted to learn how to play bridge, whether it be a game on played on their lunch hour or the competition of duplicate bridge, a new 10-week beginner bridge course will start Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave. in Cuyahoga Falls. Those who wish to be a part of the class are asked to call Keith Klafehn at 330-819-7143.

    Comment?

  15. Obituary: Barbara Keltz Norante / Bridge champion, world travelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Barbara Keltz Norante knew how to play duplicate bridge. Ranked a gold life master, she and her bridge partner and childhood friend, Jan Horwitz, beat 84,000 pairs from around the world at the Epson worldwide bridge contest in 1988 - part of the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest simultaneous bridge game.

    Comment?

  16. Newtown Bridge Club To Host Lessons For Advanced PlayersRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | The Newtown Bee

    ... for $15. Newtown Bridge Club, the second largest bridge club in Connecticut, is affiliated with the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL). The club holds four ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games each week at Edmond Town Hall: 12:30 pm Mondays, ...

    Comment?

  17. Wynnewood Man Wins North American Bridge ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Patch.com

    Eric Greco of Wynnewood, Pa., claimed victory in the Nail Life Master Pairs event at the Fall North American Bridge Championships , one of the 14 championship-level bridge events held in Denver from Nov. 26 to Dec. 6. This is Greco's 15th NABC title. He is pictured on the right in the photo above, beside bridge partner Geoff Hampson of Las Vegas, Nev.

    Comment?

  18. Rockville Resident Wins National Title Bridge ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Patch.com

    Members of her team, pictured left to right, included Steve Sanborn of Delray Beach, Fla.; Steve Robinson of Arlington, Va.; Shi; and Kerri Sanborn of Delray Beach, Fla. The NABCs are held three times a year across the U.S. and Canada to bring together players of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, with opportunities for everyone to play daily from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. The 2016 Spring NABCs will be held in Reno, Nev., from March 12 to 20. Founded in 1937, the ACBL is the largest bridge organization in the world, serving 167,000 members and 3,200 bridge clubs and sanctioning 1,100 sectional and regional tournaments annually.

    Comment?

  19. Happenings 12/15Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Daily World

    PEO Sisterhood, Chapter DP's Christmas Party will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the home of Joan Waters. PAWS , 800 W. 1st will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays for pet adoptions.

    Comment?

  20. Exmouth Bridge Club switches venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Sidmouth Herald

    The club will meet every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 1.50pm, playing duplicate bridge. In addition, it will meet each Tuesday evening at 6.50pm at the same venue.

    Comment?