The Garden City Telegram
3/4/2013
SOUTHWEST LIFE

Southwest Community

Senior center pinochle

Betty Schreibvogel won high in the two tables of senior center pinochle played Wednesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Maybelle Bowen took second place. Third went to Donna Preston.

Duplicate bridge

The Garden City Duplicate Bridge Club played a small game Feb. 24 that produced an average of under one game per board. A 70 percent game put Wen Wurst and Jon Craig on top, with Jon Kempton and Irene Bryant in second place.

On Feb. 25, the club hosted a full four tables and played a 28-board Howell movement. Games rebounded only slightly and slams remained elusive, but Diane Woolwine and Bryant placed first with a 61 percent game. May Craig and Kempton tied for second/third place with Wurst and Jon Craig.

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 pitch

Jerry Wallace won high in the three tables of pitch played Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Second place went to Maybelle Bowen. Lois Towns took third.

Senior center double pinochle

Bob Baker won high in the two tables of senior center double pinochle played Feb. 25 at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Bob Ellis took second place. Third went to Maybelle Bowen.

Phi Sigma Alpha

Phi Sigma Alpha sorority met Feb. 14 at Samy's for a Valentine dinner, with 11 members present. After fellowship during the meal and a devotional led by Marilyn Wadel, a formal meeting was held. The devotional for the evening was "Rainbow Gardening" by Barbara Johnson, read by Wadel.

Wadel gave the treasurer's report, providing a debit/credit workbook in which to keep the financial business of the sorority.

A gift exchange between secret sisters concluded the evening's activities.

The next meeting will begin at 7 p.m. March 14 at the home of Ellen Eichhorn, with Hazel Jones as co-hostess. The use of the calling tree will be reinstated, as well as use of email.