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    2018 Unit Holiday PartySAVE THE DATE! The 2018 Holiday Party on Saturday, December 15, 2018 Please reserve your spot now-deadline 12/1/2018.  A catered brunch will be served at 11:30 with a Unit Championship Game at 1:00.  Extra Master Points (Open, NLM, and 0-20 if attendance warrants).  Reservations required. FLYER Contact Pam Campbell, chair.  campbell.ps.54@gmail.com  513 720 2621 or sign up at the CBC in person. 
    • Bridge & Brunch: $25
    • Bridge Only: $10
    • Brunch Only: $15
    • 0-20 Bridge & Brunch: $20
    • 0-20 Bridge Only: $5
    • 0-20 Brunch Only: $15

    Click for your electronic copy. Here is your copy of the October 2018 Alert
    (Large File 3.6 MB Use high Speed Connection for best Results) 
    WELCOME! New Members: Theresa Liguzinski, Arlene Luebbe, Kristen Pessell, Kathleen Stringfield.     

    Members with promotions:  
    Terry Barrett, Deborah Adams, Jan Kiefhaber, David Greenfield, Joanne Oppelt. Promotions are updated through October 31, 2018.  See Milestones - Members on the Move for details.  
    CONGRATULATIONS to Unit 124/Cincinnati Bridge Association's newest Board Members Elect:
    Potter Orr Peter Outcalt John Williams
    They begin their term mid December when the transition to the Board for 2019 occurs. 

    The motion to amend the CBA Constitution to allow the Board of directors to meet 6 times per year minimum (instead of 10) passed with 99.2% of eligible members approving the change.  The change will go into effect 2019.   Results as confirmed by the CBA Election Chair, Salty Roark. 
    December 5, 2018 3:00 - 5:00 PM at the Cincinnati Bridge Center - Evendale Paramedics will train up to 14 interested CBA Members in the use of the AED Defibrillator and in CPR.  This is free to those who attend.  Contact Nalin Mehta to reserve your spot in this class.  The only cost is missing this training and having to administer help to a fellow player in need.  Be there!  Nalin Mehta nhmehta@cinci.rr.com 

    Attention ALL Advancing Bridge Players.  Matt Granovetter’s Series: “Trick One and Beyond” Tricks one and two are crucial. They often steer the course of the entire hand in favor of the declarer or defenders. We’ll study it from both sides and learn what to think about. Friday Mornings at the Cincy Bridge Center.  Starts first Friday in December (12/7) for 8 Fridays 9:30-10:30.  Cost: $77 for 8 lectures - All materials included - Sign up with Matt at granovetterm@gmail.com (also for inquiries). Or sign up with Larry Newman at the club. Pay by check, cash or paypal (granovetterm@gmail.com) FLYER

    Congratulations to all Unit 124 Pairs who qualified for the
    2019 NAP Finals in Memphis NABC March 2019. Go to the D11 home page for details. 
    Get ready for the Winter Coat donation drive Collection baskets for usable winter coats & sweaters will be avaiable at the Cincinnati Bridge Center starting NOW.  All donations go to charity in the Cincinnati Area.  Let's make this winter a bit warmer for those in need.  Questions? Contact Nalin Mehta nhmehta@cinci.rr.com 
    ATTENTION 0-20 Novices and 0-1500 MP Players - Tuesday Evening NLM Game at the CBC begins January 8, 2018.  0-20 Players -
    please contact Pam about reserving a spot.  Partners? Questions? Contact Pam Campbell at  campbell.ps.54@gmail.com
    Overall Winners! MP winners Click Link
    Call for Nominations - By DECEMBER 1, 2018
    2018 Jerry Steuernagle Award and the 2018 Patty Eber Award
    Please send nominations for the Jerry Steuernagle award to Debbie Cummings dcummings@twc.com  or John Meinking jokingme71@gmail.com  The Jerry Steurenagle Award is presented annually to the duplicate bridge player best exemplifying the principles of ethics, kindliness, and high character in bridge. This award is based on 4 factors: 1) Contribution to the promotion of duplicate bridge, 2) Action in setting high ethical standards, 3) Compassion, sportsmanship and sense of humor, 4) Willingness to help less experienced players.

    Patty Eber Award is given to an individual demonstrating extraordinary service to the Unit and to Duplicate Bridge. Please send your nomination to any Unit Board Member.     
    Congratulations to the Unit 124 Ace of Clubs and Mini McKinney Winners and the Unit 124 Life Master Class of 2017. Check details on this page.

    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
    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)
    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
    - Here is a source for discussing the ebackground-color: rgb(211, 223, 255)thics 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

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    are at the CBC.  Pick yours up - better still, use our online directory!  Online Member Directory.  Click icon. Password Required.

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