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February 28, 2009

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University Bridge Club announce results of its Feb. 21 meeting. Hosts were Paul and Carolyn Jordan.

Blue winners were Lois Liebert, first; Ray Ikenberry, second; Dottie Miller, third; Al Smith, fourth; and Willie Stoltenberg, fifth.

Pink winners were Janet Dunn, first; Sadie Deaton, second; Alice Akin, third; Darlene Schneider, fourth; and Myrna Ikenberry, fifth.

The Wednesday Afternoon Duplicate Bridge Club’s game on Feb. 18 was directed by Chris Lane. North-South winners were Harry Shaffer and Bobby Patton, first in A and B; Virginia Johnston and Barbara McCorkle, second in A and B, but first in C; Virginia Seaver and Madelyn Jenks tied in third in A with Lester Dalton and Lois Clark, who also placed third in B; and Clarice Broz and Marilyn Martin, second in C.

East-West winners were Paul Heitzman and David Piro, first in A; Shari Krentzel and Eldon Herd, second in A and first in B; Ed Howard and Eleanor Patton tied in third in A with Dick Shaffer and Ann Thompson, who also placed second in B and first in C; and Arkie Vaughn and Jack Flickinger, second in C.

The Thursday Morning Mentor Duplicate Bridge Club’s game on Feb. 19 utilized the Howell movement, but was not stratified, and was directed by Chris Lane. Winners were Marilyn Martin and Barbara McCorkle, first; Eleanor Patton and Grant Sutton, second; Virginia Seaver and Dick Shaffer, third; and Patricia Lechtenberg and Jean Khatib, fourth.

The Monday Evening Duplicate Bridge Club’s game on Feb. 23 was directed by Virginia Seaver. The game utilized the Howell movement and was stratified. Winners were Brian Barrett and David Piro, first in A; Jerry Sloan and Emily Foster, second in A; James Masilamani and Donna Johnson; third in A; Harry Shaffer and Jambo Zhang, fourth in A and first in B; and Jolene Andersen and Patrick Musick, second in B and first in C.

The Betty Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Feb. 21 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor. It was announced three members will receive a certificate for 25 years of membership. The president general’s message was read, and reports were given. Diane Myer announced the American History Essay winners were Hailey Slaugh, fifth grade, and Amanda Morris, sixth grade. After the meeting, the members traveled to Overland Park to attend the 23rd Annual George Washington Birthday Celebration Luncheon hosted by the Kansas City Chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution. The next meeting will be at 10 a.m. March 21 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, and the program will be about quilts. For more information, contact Shari Johnson at 843-6199, or Stacy Cope at 865-1646.

The Winter Jayhawk Sectional Bridge Tournament, sponsored by the North-East Kansas Unit of the American Contract Bridge League, was Feb. 20-22 at the Holidome, with more than 200 participants. John Hickey served as chairman, Shari Krentzel and Carol Ball were in charge of partnerships, and Chris Lane was in charge of hospitality. Most of the participants were from Kansas and Missouri, but four other states were represented.

Forty five local participants earned master points from winning or placing high in the events. Local winners were: Jerry Sloan, Grant Sutton, Craig Huneke, Jeremy Martin, Peter Petillo, Brian Barrett, Eldon Herd, Ed Howard, Sally Taylor, Chris Lane, John Hickey, Mona Bell, Carol Ball, Dave Chipman, Jim Zhang, Jeff Mermin, Brandon Humpert, Klee Zaricky, Terry Tolar, Nita Scales, Jolene Andersen, Eleanor Patton, Emily Foster, Bobby Patton, Angie Davidson, Patricia Lechtenberg, Jean Khatib, Shari Krentzel, Dick Shaffer, Donna Johnson, Harry Shaffer, Margarete Hartman, Barbara Figgins, Lois Clark, Earle Core, Albert Ballard, Jean Otney, Paul Heitzman, Virginia Seaver, Judy Bevan, Clarice Broz, Adelaide Nyquist, Don Brennaman, Catherine Blumenfeld and Bebe Huxtable.

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