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The latest eDeclarer (August 2018) is available!  Go to eDeclarer in the menu above to see this eDeclarer and earlier editions.
Unit Games in August:
Wed, Aug 1 – CCBC, 8:45am (499er), Blackhawk, 9:30am, & Lamorinda 10:00am
Sun, Aug 19 – CCBC, 1:00pm (Goodwill game/lunch – reservations required – see below)
Don’t forget to check the club pages for club championships, charity games and other special club games.
Good Will Game – The Good Will game/luncheon (honoring Anne Hollingsworth) will take place on Sunday, August 19 – luncheon 12:00, (unit) game 1:0o at CCBC.  Here is a flyer.  Make your plans now to attend and honor Anne and prior Good Will winners.
North American Pairs (NAP) – The North American Pairs Unit Final (all flights) will be Saturday, September 22, at 1:00. There are several opportunities to qualify coming up in July and August.  If you qualify at a local club (strat A, B or C), you may then play in a unit final.  Top players in each strat earn a stipend to attend the Spring ACBL Nationals.
Pro-Am Game –  The next Pro-Am game will take place on Saturday, September 29, 9:30am at CCBC, preceded by a light breakfast.  Contact Mark Humphrey to reserve a spot.  Check the flyer for more details.

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!