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Annual Meeting – Don’t forget the Unit 499 annual meeting will be this coming Sunday, March 26 around 12:30 at Rossmoor.  The Ace of Clubs and Mini-McKinney awards will be presented in all categories.  The meeting takes place just prior to the Unit Game that day.
The latest eDeclarer (March 2017) is available!  Go to eDeclarer in the menu above to see this eDeclarer and earlier editions.
Unit Games in April:
Sunday, March 26 at Rossmoor.  Game at 1:00pm, preceded by lunch at noon.  Unit 499 annual meeting will take place before the game – Ace of Clubs and Mini-McKinney awards will be presented.   The game is open to all.
Tuesday, April 11 – CCBC – 10:00am
                                    Brentwood – 12:30pm
                                    Orinda 1:00pm
Thursday, April 20 – CCBC – 9:30am
                                        Rossmoor – 7:00pm (open to all)
 Sunday, April 23 – CCBC – 1:00pm (Goodwill game)
Don’t forget to check the club pages for club championships, charity games and other special club games.
Spring Sectional – start making plans to attend our Spring Sectional on April 29-30.  A new location this year, Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon.  A short drive from either the 680 or 580 freeways.  Here is a flyer.
Good Will game/luncheon – the Good Will game, honoring our Unit’s recipient for this year, Mark Humphrey, will be held at CCBC on Sunday, April 23.  There is a Unit Game at 12:30, preceded by lunch at noon.  Reservations are required.  Here is a flyer.
Partnerships – Just a reminder that the Unit has its own Google Group for bridge players seeking a partner.  New board member Patti Kogan, is now in charge of managing this Google Group.  For more information, here is a document describing this Group and the general Google Group, which is still managed by board member Judy Keilin.

The Unit 499 Online Directory is up and running!  Click here to view the directory or discover what you need to do to be included.  There is also a link for the Directory in the menu at the top of this page.

Google Groups for unit news and finding partners Here is some updated info on how these work.

Free Youth Bridge Classes are held at CCBC on Tuesday nights at 7:00pm every other week (2nd & 4th Tuesdays).  Contact Bruce Johnsonbaugh at 925-766-7586 for more info.  Click here for a couple of pictures of the future of bridge!  Bruce, thank you for your continued effort to promote the game of bridge for the the youth in our unit!