The Garden City Telegram

Southwest Community

Duplicate bridge

The Garden City Duplicate Bridge Club had a small afternoon game April 21 that produced only six games and a failed slam. Virginia Enslow and Shirley Klotz claimed first place. Jon Kempton and Irene Bryant were second.

The April 22 session saw games quadruple and two slams made. Score intervals averaged just over two points, with Dorothy Bartlett and Enslow taking first place. Jon Craig and Wen Wurst held second over Kempton and Bryant.

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

Senior center pinochle

Brenda Meyers won high in the four tables of senior center pinochle played Wednesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Second place went to Maybelle Bowen. Charles Maxfield took third.

DAR meeting

The regular meeting of the William Wilson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was April 17 at Garden Valley Retirement Village.

Kathryn Turley gave the program "The Unsinkable Eight." She also gave the president general's message. The national defense report was given by Sandra Black.

A bill was presented by Dixie Drake for the purchase of a book to be given to Charles O. Stones Intermediate School in honor of the fifth-grade students who participated in the American History Essay Contest. Drake read the winning essay. She also reported on the pizza party for the essay contest participants.

The 2014 American History Essay topic will be "The Lives Of Children During The American Revolution."

Reports were given by the Nominating Committee and the Audit Committee. Carley Hazelton, regent, gave an update about the JROTC Outstanding Cadet.

Officers elected for 2013-16 were: Hazelton, regent; Black, vice regent; Ellen Eichhorn, recording secretary; Drake, treasurer; and Cathaleen Cooper, registrar.

Two high school seniors were chosen to receive the chapter scholarships.

Members signed up for programs for the next year. Turley donated copies of the DAR Ritual and Missal for the regent and chaplain.

The next meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. May 15 at GVRV. The program, "Grave Marking Project," will be given by Hazelton. Emma Binns will conduct a memorial service and installation of officers.