PBC IS MORE THAN CARDS

We party too ! Today we celebrated a significant birthday ….. we’re not saying how significant. Happy Birthday Ernie

Up Coming Special Events

May 30th PBC closed for Sacramento Regionals
June 1st PBC closed for Sacramento Regionals

June 9th Cris Barrere – FREE lesson at 10:30 to 12:30
Unit Game at 1 pm –  Lunch served – extra Black points

June 6th, 15th, 20th, 22nd   NAP – almost double BLACK/RED points    $10

June 22nd is our Longest Day event to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. Raffle drawings, food and a nice game of bridge   $12

July 4th PBC closed for Independence DAY – the SR Gallery open  

July 11th – Club Championship  extra black points   $9
July 6th, 13th, 18th, 27th  NAP – almost double BLACK/RED points   $10
 
August 1st, 10th, 15th, 22nd   NAP – almost double BLACK/RED points   $10

THE LONGEST DAY

ACBL Unit 509: Santa Rosa/Petaluma is having an incredible event on June 21st (Santa Rosa Bridge Gallery) and June 22nd (Petaluma Bridge Club).
The Longest Day to supports the Alzheimer’s Association. More information will be coming but for now you can help by getting donors for the raffle and silent auction items.  Just click on this links for the most recent information:  http://acblunit509.org/  and then click drop down menu for Longest Day.  As donations come in, this link will show the raffle items and silents auction items

PAT McLAUGHLIN’S MEMORIAL SERVICE

PBC will be closed Saturday, February 9th so we can attend Pat’s memorial.  Pat passed away December 27, 2018.  He was loved by many and I will miss him a lot.  If you would like to attend, here is the information:
The memorial will be February 9, 2019 – 11 am    
Adobe Creek Funeral Home
331 Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma, Ca 94952  
FYI:  Parking is limited, it’s best to carpool

CECELIA’s Cranapple-Walnut Cake Recipe

                               Wow, what a hit!  Here is Cecelia’s recipe

Cranapple-Walnut Cake

1 3/4 c light brown sugar
1 stick + 1/5 stick butter, soft
2 eggs
1 t vanilla
2c flour
1 t baking soda
1 t cinnamon
1/2 t nutmeg
1 t salt
2 c sliced cooking apples
1/2 c walnut pieces
1/2 lb fresh, whole, raw cranberries

Cream together butter and sugar.  Add eggs and vanilla.  Beat well.  Sift together flour and dry ingredients.  Combine with first mixture and stir until thoroughly combined.  Stir in apples, cranberries, and nuts.  Bake in well greased 9×13 pan, 45-50 minutes at 350◦

NOVEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS

For starters, our first ever team game event was awesome. Thank you all for your contributions of food and time. Jan and Lynda did a super job. What a spread!  And a special thanks to Cecelia for running a smooth game.  She made it look easy.

            SPECIAL days coming in November and December
NOVEMBER 17:   ‘LIKE A UNIT’ GAME * EXTRA BLACK POINTS    $9
NOVEMBER 29:   ‘LIKE A UNIT’ GAME * EXTRA BLACK POINTS    $9
DECEMBER 1:   ‘LIKE A UNIT’ GAME * EXTRA BLACK POINTS    $9

PBC WILL BE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING AND T-DAY WEEKEND – NOV 22nd & 24th
PBC WILL BE OPEN ALL THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS IN DECEMBER

 

TEAM GAME and POT LUCK LUNCH

          MARK YOUR CALENDARS – NOVEMBER 1st
Petaluma Bridge Club (PBC) is coming up on it’s third year anniversary.  We will be celebrating it on November 1st with our first time ever TEAM GAME.  We will be combining it with a late Halloween ‘pot luck’ party.  So, get ready by finding teammates and signing up.  The game will be handicapped, so all levels of players will have a chance to earn master points
November 1 – Handicapped TEAM GAME
Game at NOON, food at 11:30 and on ….
Sign up asap with your team – need help
finding teammates?   Call/email Karen   707 738-9583
             petalumabridgeclub@yahoo.com

Have a dish to bring to the pot luck?  Call and leave a
message or email Lynda at 707 338-6470                                                      lyndamcguire@me.com

Sonoma Sectional Winners 2018

These Winners are regular PBC players – Congratulations to all !

Robert Liss
Ellen Schiller
Rita Schaulat
Christine Koehler
Jim O’Brien
Frances O’Brien
Pat McLaughlin
Deborah McLaughlin
Daniel Harp
Bob Klein
Nancy Gunn
Wayne Kaneko
Barbara Simon
Gail Whooley
Paula Cornyn
Duckie Mathias
KC Casey
Lynn Dondero
Karen Rocco
Cathy Netz
Karen Weissberg
Lynda McGuire
Patricia Shribbs
John Shribbs
Richard Riezman
Sandy Hicks
Loretta Bromberg
Kirsten Wibroe

If I missed anyone, let me know

A New Mentoring Program

 

Happy Fourth of July!

 

 

Here’s what is new in PBC – A new mentoring program
It’s so easy to sign-up.  Just go to: http://acblunit509.org/learn/mentor-program/
Doesn’t get easier than that. We need willing mentors and enthusiastic mentees

*****  Reminder:  PBC is closed July 7th for the Sonoma Sectional Tournament

Winners on the Longest Day

THANK YOU ALL FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE LONGEST DAY FUNDRAISER FOR ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH – Over $3,300 raised

                  Prize                                                                                  Winners
Print donated by Lynda Mcguire                                               John Shribbs       
Print donated by Lynda McGuire                                               Irma Ashley
Necklace donated by Karen Rocco                                           Lynda McGuire
Play bridge with Kathy Venton                                                  Philippe Edouard         
Two Tickets to Cinnabar (2)                                                       Patty Shribbs                                                                                                            Karen Weissberg     
Gift Certificate at Simmers Vietnamese Restaurant             Nan Halberg      
Necklace donated by Karen Rocco                                           Patty Shribbs
Print donated by Lynda McGuire                                               Rita Schaulat
Play bridge with Barbara Simon                                                Debby McLaughlin
Bottle of Girad wine donated by Rita Schaulat                       Jan Lee
Necklace donated by Karen Rocco                                           Jan Lee
Gourd donated by Jan Lee                                                          John Shribbs
Two Gift Certificates donated by O’Sushi Restaurant            Susan Crowell (both)
Necklace donated by Karen Rocco                                            Lynda McGuire

Play bridge with Wayne Kaneko                                                 Jan Lee
Haircut by Ann Rader                                                                   Jan Lee
Passalaqua Winery – Tasting for 4 & Bottle of wine              Winner from Bridge Gallery
Women’s Cruiser donated by Karen Rocco                              Patty Shribbs