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Bridge Corner: August 18, 2016

Hello. Welcome to The Bridge Corner. This week’s Bridge Corner is being written between games at the American Bridge Association’s (ABA), Summer National Bridge Convention in Arlington; Virginia. The Tidewater Bridge Unit (TBU) has an impressive contingent of sixteen (16) members competing at all levels. Representing the TBU are Kenny Armstrong, David Bertelson. Evelyn Brooks, Delores Burney, Jennifer Douglas, Olethia Everett, Llllye Holley, Wilma Horne, Gloria Maddux, Evelyn Monroe, Shirley Nottingham, Lawrence Owes, Leon Ragland, Aldis Raymond, Don Scott and Darryl Shelton, Premium Points are being earned and fun is the order of the day.

The next major tournament competition will be the Tidewater Bridge Unit’s “A Game.” The TBU will host this competition at the beautiful Hyatt Place Chesapeake (Greenbrier), on September 16, 17, and 18, 2016. The hotel address is 709 Eden Way North, Chesapeake, VA. To book your room(s), please call (800) 993·4751 and ask for The Tidewater Bridge unit Group Rate. Rates are King-$95 and Double Queen·$105. Hurry, Hurry, these special rates expire soon. You are also Invited to visit the Hyatt Place website at

The next BASIC BRIDGE CLASS will start on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at 9:15 a.m. Classes will be held at the Berkley Senior Center, room 209, 925 S. Main Street, Norfolk, VA. The following bridge classes will be scheduled soon: Basic Bridge I – Introduction to Bridge, Basic Bridge II, Two over One (2/1 Game Force) – Intermediate, Conventions and Beyond and Play of the Hand and Defenses.

Winning Pairs
August 9, 2016

Section A.
Jennifer Douglas – Wilma H. Horne
Delores J. Burney – Olethia Everett
Shirley Nottingham – Evelyn F. Brooks
Oneida Lacey – Helen Lake

Winning Pairs
August 10, 2016

Section A
Jennifer Douglas – Harold M. Kiefer
Wilma H. Horne – Elva Taylor
Evelyn Monroe – Lawrence Owes
Shirley W. Nottingham – Evelyn F. Brooks
Oneida Lacey – Rosemary Whitehurst

Happy Birthday
This Month To:
Elva Taylor
August 22
Bertha Wright
August 30

Tidewater Bridge Unit Upcoming Activities

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Tuesday, August 23
Cooke Suburban
Bridge Game
10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$4 – $5

Wednesday, August 24
Bon-Ton Bridge Game
10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$4 – $5

All activities are located at the Berkley Senior Center, 925 S. Main Street, Norfolk, Va.


Tidewater Bridge Unit
Bridge Classes
Berkley Senior Center
925 S. Main Street,
Norfolk, Va.

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