Tag: Bridge

Marathon Bridge end of season party

Clare and Jim Law hosted the annual End of the Marathon Bridge Season Dinner and Awards on April 2. All players were represented and a great time was had by all! Jim Law gave every couple a written bridge quiz where we all learned we didn’t know a great deal about the history of bridge.…

Spring Bridge Tournament

Left to right: Dave Wheeler, Babs Barney-Steeves and Grant Simmons

On March 22, 32 residents of Robson Ranch played in their annual Spring bridge tournament/luncheon. Six rounds of six hands each were played before lunch. Lunch was served in the bridge room by Heather Hardesty of the Robson Ranch banquet/catering department. Following lunch six more rounds of six hands each completed the play. The top…

Diva Bridge Gals

Babs Barney, Carol Male, Laurie Waluk, Sandy Christopher, Margaret Erickson, Jaclyn Marshall, Linda Sue Jensen and Mildred VonHaske

On February 6-9, eight gals from the bridge groups at Robson Ranch made a three-day trip to Rocky Point, Mexico. They loaded up gear for the three nights, including two bridge tables, cards, score cards, and some money for their high stake games ($1 for each round—four in total were played—and five cents for each…

Winter Bridge Tournament results

Don Wilson and Fran Fowler

Babs Barney-Steeves On January 25, 2017 the Social Bridge Club held its Winter Bridge Tournament. Thirty-two of its members attended the all-day bridge/luncheon. Play consisted of six rounds of six hands each. During this tournament a grand slam was bid and made by the partnership of Don Wilson and Fran Fowler. A grand slam is…

Social Bridge celebrates two nonagenarian birthdays

Stephanie Martin

Larry Kostroski Scientists frequently advise that playing cards and doing crossword puzzles could help lessen the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. These activities help to preserve cognitive functions in regions of the brain involved in the disease. The Robson Ranch Social Bridge Club heartily agrees with these scientists. In December the club will celebrate the 90th…

Beginners Bridge classes begin October 26

Beginning Bridge classes will be conducted on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Laredo Room of the main clubhouse. The classes will be suitable for first-time bridge players or for intermediates who wish to brush up on their game. The classes will run each Wednesday through the month of November. The classes…

Marathon Bridge sign-ups

Sign up now for November to April Marathon Bridge. For interested new players, you will be given a schedule of which couple you will be playing at your home or theirs. This isn’t dinner bridge; the host couple usually has snacks at the table and a light dessert during or after play. There is a…

Summer Bridge tournament results

Wednesday, July 27, the social bridge club held its summer tournament. There were 12 players this year. Players gathered at 9:30 a.m. and play started at 10:00. After three rounds the group broke for lunch. Heather Hardesty, Robson Ranch Catering Department, delivered a wonderful buffet of build-your-own deli sandwich as well as two salads, chips…

October 22 deadline to sign up for Marathon Bridge

Sign up now for November to April Marathon Bridge. For interested new players, you will be given a schedule of which couple you will be playing at your home or theirs. This is not dinner bridge; the host couple usually has snacks at the table and a light dessert during or after play. There is…

Traveling Bridge Divas take their skills on the road

Four gals from our Wednesday bridge group just finished our eighth trip of traveling Bridge Divas. These members of our Wednesday social bridge travel away from the Ranch for serious bridge playing. That does not necessarily translate into good playing…just lots of it. The group is all girls, and what fun times we have. This…