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1/28/2013

Duplicate bridge

Duplicate bridge

The Garden City Duplicate Bridge Club played a 28-board Howell movement Jan. 21. Shuffles allowed a mere 15 games, the bare majority in suits and no slams. Shirley Klotz and Diane Woolwine scored a 63 percent game to take first place. May Craig and Jon Kempton took second. Jon Craig and Wen Wurst were third.

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.

DAR meeting

The William Wilson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Jan. 16 at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St.

Carley Hazelton gave the program "Here Comes Da Judge." Scripture and prayer was given by Cathaleen Cooper. The President General's message was given by Kathryn Turley. Sandra Black gave the national defense report.

For the National Committee report, Dixie Drake gave the Literacy Challenge, noting that she has received 27 essays from Charles O. Stones Elementary School fifth-graders. The essays will be judged by Drake, Luetta Engler and Cooper. The winning essay will be entered in the KSDAR American History contest. The essay topic is "Forgotten Patriots Who Supported The American Struggle For Independence."

Ellen Eichhorn reported on the DAR Christmas Coffee which seven members attended on Dec. 19, 2012. The program, "Esther Damon, The Last Revolutionary Widow," was given by Eichhorn.

Hazelton reported that the chapter has received a level one Chapter Achievement Award for 2011-2012.

There was discussion and clarification concerning recent changes to the NSDAR Ritual and Missal. Also, Hazelton presented proposed amendments to KSDAR by-laws to be voted on at the State Conference. Members also worked on the Master Questionnaire.

A goodbye was given to Helen Jenkins, with cards and refreshments sending well wishes for a safe journey to her new home in San Antonio, Texas.

The next meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Garden Valley Retirement Village. The program will be "Declaration of Independence" by Frances O'Brate.

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