Springfield Duplicate Bridge Club
Celebrates 24th Anniversary
January 26, 2023
SITTING: Evelyn Smallwood, Julia Rinehardt STANDING: Diana Green, Marcia Demos, Daisy Carew-Clarke, Edwin Ward II, Liam Samples, Marion Mercer, Mary Luter, James McKeown, Janice McBean, Sandra Surita, Dolores Watson, Sharon Fox, Lynda Straker, Eliza Brann
Metropolitan Bridge Unit, Inc.
Annual Membership Meeting
January 21, 2023
MBU Executive Board
Patricia Jackson Thomas (Sectional Representative), Lois Wright (Points Coordinator), Marcia Demos (President), Raye Liverpool (Treasurer), Charles Guest (Vice President), Sharon Fox (Financial Secretary), Janice McBean Secretary
Past President Lynda Straker (2018-2022), Springfield Club President Marion Mercer and President Marcia Demos (2023-2024)
DBC of Mount Vernon
Making TRICKS. Getting TREATS. Having FUN.
October 31, 2022
Congratulations to Marcia and John Demos who celebrated 45th wedding anniversary today.
President Charles Guest
Secretary Rita Thompson
Treasurer Viola Porter
Lynda Straker and Janice McBean
Parvez Mehta and Joan Maier
Sports Fans Ann and Harvey Brandwein
Dolores "Cookie" Thompson
Mild-Mannered Reporter Tom Daly
Superman aka Tom Daly
Thank you, Director John Demos
Celebrate 34 Years
May 10, 2022
DBC of Mount Vernon
Welcome Back to the Tables
April 18, 2022
Welcome Back Bridge Players
2021 Face-to-Face Bridge
Brooklynites DBC- 2021
Happy birthday to Yvonne Ebea, president of the Jet Setter Duplicate Bridge Club.
At the MBU October 26, 2019 quarterly membership meeting, MBU President Lynda Straker swore in Patricia Jackson as Cosmopolitan DBC's new president and Steven Bond as the club's new vice president. Congratulations, Patricia and Steven.
Community Bridge Home President Ruth Shuler welcomed Barbara Hurt, Steven Bond and Victoria Williams to the Community Bridge Home Executive Board.
Cosmopolitan DBC UNCF and President's Pairs Games
October 16, 2019
Before the games, players relaxed while also enjoying a light continental breakfast. Cosmo also celebrated two birthdays. Happy birthday to Steven Bond and Harvey Stone.
In Loving Memory of
George Edward Hudson, Jr.
1940 - 2019
George Hudson, valued teacher, mentor and friend
George and Cheryll Jones
Cosmo celebrated six birthdays at the September 11, 2019 "BAM" Team-of-Four Game. Happy birthday to "Divas" Edna Moses, Patricia Jackson and Paula Joseph (pictured) and "Gents of Leisure" Ronald Prester, Philippe Gerdes and Fitz Fraser.
Players pause for a photo during Astro/Springfield "B" week game on September 5, 2019.
The Jetsetters: Happy 95th birthday to I. Calvin Morris.
The "Over 90 Crew" join Calvin Morris for a photo at his birthday celebration.
One June 21, 2019, "The Longest Day," the Metropolitan Bridge Unit supported the Alzheimer Association
MBU President Lynda Straker
MBU Secretary Janice McBean
MBU Past President George Hudson
MBU Past President Cheryll Jones
Chris Baxter and Donna Woo
Under 600 Game
June 12, 2019
Thank you to MBU Past President George Hudson for providing a bridge lesson before the game.
Dorene Christmas and Elmond Harley discuss their convention cards prior to the game.
Paula Joseph and Mary Sheppard discuss their convention cards prior to the game.
MBU President Lynda Straker awards Elmond Harley a Certificate for completing Beginner's Bridge.
Cosmo also celebrated five birthdays at the game. Happy birthday to Ruth Shuler, George Hudson, Cheryll Jones, Joan Barash and Jose Ramos.
Jet Setters Celebrate
31st Anniversary at
May 14, 2019 "C" Game
2019 SPRING NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Atlantic City, New Jersey
March 30-April 5
Eastern Section Co-hosts Spring National
Eastern Section VP Gladys Smith, Marion Mercer and Annetta Wallace
MBU's Patricia Jackson wins 1st Place Masters Award. Congratulations!
Lois Wright, Patricia Jackson and Dianne Edgerton-Norman
ABA Board and award winners
Pat Jackson with partner Lemuel Copeland and friends
Lorraine Hinds and Bill Wood from the DBC of Mt. Vernon
Philadelphia Bridge Unit President Gail Chandler-Myers and Eastern Section VP Gladys Smith
Dolores Watson, Eastern Section Secretary Rita Thompson and Annetta Wallace
Barbara Davis, Betty Sherrill and Marion Mercer
Dolores Thompson, Lorraine Hinds, Jean DeVeaux and Rita Thompson from the DBC of Mt. Vernon
Annetta Wallace and ABA Director Gloria Lee Ray
Masters Award winner Pat Jackson with mentor George Hudson and friends
Bridge Home Benefit Game
March 16, 2019
Nonagenarians Calvin Morris (Black Diamond) and Rupert Mitchell (Silver Diamond) pause for a photo with Calvin's daughter. Sadly, Rupert passed away the following day.
Bridge players evaluate their hands and bid.
Playing a congenial game of duplicate bridge.
Cherry Blossom Tournament
Silver Springs, Maryland
March 1-3, 2019
Jet Setters celebrate birthdays at their February 26, 2019 bridge game. Happy birthday to Fannie Smith, Geraldine Granger, Viola Waterman, Harry Gaines and Beverly Session-Kelly.
Jet Setters celebrate birthdays at their March 19, 2019 bridge game. Happy birthday to Minnie Hagans, Joan Handy and Traci Stukes.
Cosmos celebrate birthdays at their March 20, 2019 bridge game. Happy birthday to Therese Hamilton, William Russell and Barbara Wingate.
"AAA" Awards Brunch
December 12, 2018
JET SETTERS 2018 HOLIDAY PARTY
Brooklynites Duplicate Bridge Club
Bayview Hosts Pre-Thanksgiving Day Feast and Bridge Game
November 12, 2018
Five students from Triangle DBC were awarded certificates for completing beginning bridge based on the Audrey Grant series. Pictured are Brenda Smith, Easter Lawrence,
Theodora Hartman, Dorothy Hamilton, Minnie Goka, Paula Harris and Lynda Straker.
Cosmos celebrated birthdays of Steven Bond and Harvey Stone at the October 17, 2018 Two-Session Game Day. Happy birthday, gentlemen!
The Jet Setters celebrated a birthday with a special player at their August 14, 2018 game. Happy birthday, Calvin Morris!
Chester Plummer Tournament
August 25, 2018
MBU President Lynda Straker swore in Valerie Brooks as Bayview’s new president and celebrated the years of service by outgoing President Pat Thomas on July 23, 2018.
Congratulations and good luck, Valerie.