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4/7/2013

Duplicate bridge

Duplicate bridge

The Garden City Duplicate Bridge Club played a 25-board Howell movement April 1, splitting 15 games, with suits up by one while one slam succeeded. Competition for first place made the margin thin as Mark and Jody Neuman challenged for the win, but a half-point extra eked out by May Craig and Jon Kempton sealed their top spot with a 62.5 percent game.

Regular games begin at 7 p.m. Monday and 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St., plus sanctioned games start at 2 p.m. Sunday, with all bridge players welcome. For partners, call Kempton at 276-2876.

Senior center pinochle

Donna Preston won high in the three tables of senior center pinochle played Wednesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Second place went to Brenda Myers. Luanne Groth took third.

DAR meeting

The William Wilson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met March 20 at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St.

Dixie Drake presented the program "Madonna of the Trail."

The president general's message was given by Kathryn Turley. Sandra Black gave the national defense message.

The KSDAR slate of officers for 2013 to 2016 and proposed bylaws changes for the Continental Congress were announced.

Regent Carley Hazelton reported that the Chapter Achievement was submitted Jan. 17 and the e-Master Questionnaire was submitted Jan. 28.

Drake reported on the Charles O. Stones fifth-grade essays for the American History contest. She noted that a pizza party will be held for the class. She also reported that Madison Witzke has applied for the DAR scholarship. Names for the William Wilson scholarship are due this month.

The chapter voted to present a medal and certificate to the outstanding JROTC student at Garden City High School.

A Nominating Committee was appointed, consisting of Sandra Black, Luetta Engler and Ellen Eichhorn. Turley, Black and Cathaleen Cooper make up the Audit Committee. Election of officers will take place this month.

The chapter regent's report for state conference was submitted.

The next meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. April 17 at Garden Valley Retirement Village. Turley will present the program "The Unsinkable Eight."

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