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    CBA Mentoring ProgramCalling ALL MENTORS and MENTEES (Advancing Players)! Register NOW for the 2018 Mentor Program.  Mentor Mentee games will be held at the CBC and NKy Bridge Center (Elsmere Senior Center).  For program details, registration and contact information, please go to the Mentor Program Page.

    This is perhaps the most popular program offerend in the Unit.  Advancing players will be matched with a compatible Mentor.  You will play 4 or more times between May and September, working on those parts of your game where you want help.  Don't miss this chance to improve your game and meet one of the better players in our Unit.  The first session in NKy is May 17 and the first session in the CBC is May 30.  Register NOW so you are assured a partner!

    AJ Stephani's Report to District 11 from the Philadelphia Board Meeting
    and Steve Moese's Report from the Board of Governor's Meeting are now available D11 Report Archive

    Check out the new Spring/Summer Bridge ClassesGo directly to our Bridge Teachers Directory on the same page.

    CONGRATULATIONS! CBA MEMBERS ON THE MOVE-
    WELCOME!
    New Members: Charlene Randolph, Jeffrey Randolph, Dylan Ryman, Danah Testerman 
    NEW GOLD LIFE MASTER - Jack Mehalko
    NEW Bronze Life Master - Gretchen Sherman
    New Life Master - Barry Wauligman
    Members with promotions:
     Greg Chrzanowski, Christine Heekin, Rod Kaplan, Mary Merryman, Thomas Rohrer, Pete Williams, Terry Shotwell, Swarna Mohan, Darleen Young, Joy Singerman.   Promotions are updated through March 31, 2018.  See Milestones - Members on the Move for details!

    CBA Awards Party Tue Eve 5-1-18SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday Evening May 1, 2018 - Join us at the annual Unit 124 Awards Party and Game at the CBC.  We honor New Life Masters, Ace of Clubs and Mini McKenney Winners.  New Life Masters play for free.  Contact Reeta Brendamour to volunteer - your help will be appreciated.
    Open and NLM Sections. Details in the FLYER. Carpool and alternative parking recommended.
    6:00 - 6:45 PM: Drinks and Appetizers  
    6:45 - 7:00 PM: New Life Master Presentation
    7:00 - 10:30 PM: Bridge and remaining awards

    Attention All New 0-10 MP Players--Debbie Wiest announces the start of a new 0-10 MP Game at the Cincinnati Bridge Center on Thursday Mornings.  Game will be limited to the first 12 people (3 tables) who sign up in advance.  Current 0-10 Game players have graduated to NLM games!  Please contact Debbie Wiest debbiewiest@hotmail.com to reserve your spot by Thursday April 26, 2018.  The first game in the new session will be May 3, 2018.  
    NAP Qualifying GamesAttention all Unit Members
    - Participating Clubs offer North American Pairs Qualifying Games throughout the months of June, July and August.  This grass roots pairs event culminates in the NAP District finals. $1 more and you earn extra Masterpoints. District 11 Qualifiers earn a stipend and the right to represent the District in the National Competition at the Memphis NABC in March 2019.- Participating Clubs offer North American Pairs Qualifying Games throughout the months of June, July and August.  This grass roots pairs event culminates in the NAP District finals. $1 more and you earn extra Masterpoints. District 11 Qualifiers earn a stipend and the right to represent the District in the National Competition at the Memphis NABC in March 2019. Frequently Asked Questions

    Announcing the Annual Flying Pig Seminar by Robert Todd!
    Robert is a professional player and lecturer and considered by many to be one of the top young bridge teachers in North America. Robert holds a wide range of bridge events, from 8-12 player workshops up to 150-200 player large seminars. This seminar is at Cincinnati Bridge Center, 2860 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241) Reserve on or before May 28 - No drop ins please.  See FLYER for details.
    Sunday, June 10th
    9:00AM: Doubles – The Key to Competitive Bidding
    Noon:
    LUNCH
    1:15PM:
    Trick Showing Bids
    Monday, June 11th
    9AM:
    Defensive Strategies and Tools
    Noon:
    LUNCH
    2:30PM:
    Join us at the Flying Pig Pro Am! (1:30 for partnership assignments)
     **All seminars will feature prepared hands that illustrate the seminar topic!**  
    District 11 NAP/GNT Questionnaire -
    Please Respond with your input.  Our new District GNT/NAP Coordinator Ryan Schultz is looking for your input to help make these important events more appealing.  Take the Survey.
    Click for your electronic copy. Here is your copy of the:
    JAN 2018 ALERT
    (Large File 2.6 MB Use high Speed Connection for best Results)
    Oct 2017 D11 Midwest Monitor (Large file 6 MB - Use high speed connection for best results)


    See this Bridge Video: For card loving bridge players, attracting youth is ultimate puzzle. CBC News Clip on the Toronto Tournament. View the Video
       Map Events-100 miles of Cincinnati next 90 Days (Tournaments, Clubs, Teachers, Youth Events)
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    OTICE:  ALL CBC GAMES now COMMON GAMES See Common Game Website for details. 

    Calling ALL CBA BRIDGE LIBRARY BOOKS! Time to check yourself back in.  If you know a CBA member who has a library book, please remind them to return it to the Library.  We want you back at the Bridge Center so others can have a chance to read you!

    Recruiting New Bridge Players and ACBL Members - What works best?  
    Thanks to Beth Reid, we have substantial data regarding new ACBL member referrals for the past 5 Years.  We grow best when friends invite friends who invite friends... - Just say'in!  DATA
    D11District 11 Ethics & Proprieties Handbook (FINAL)
    - Here is a source for discussing the ethics and proprieties of bridge with new players, teachers, club directors, sanction holders and experienced tournament veterans. 

    ACBLAJ Stephani's Board of Director's Report to District 11.
    Board of Directors and Board of Governor's Reports

    CBA DirectoryCBA directories are at the CBC.  Pick yours up - better still, use our online directory!  Online Member Directory.  Click icon. Password Required.   Midwest MonitorOctober 2017 eMagazine Big file (7.5 MB) - use a high speed connection for best results.

    Need more help finding partners CBC? Contact Joanne Earls jolman@fuse.net  513-772-4395, 513-478-2033.
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