The Cullman Area Duplicate Bridge Club played their first halloween "Swiss Team Club Appreciation” game Oct. 31, 2012. Winners for this event were overall first, Margaret Vance, R. E. "Doc" Golladay, Diane Marus and Bud Hullings. Second overall team was Ralph Boles III, Paula Andrews, Leon Galecki and Jeri Dotson. Third overall team was B.J. Schmale, Laura Taylor, Barbara Richardson and Terry Shuttleworth.
Overall in the B category, first place, B. J. Schmale, Laura Taylor, Barbara Richardson and Terry Shuttleworth (place third overall). Second place were Diane Brown, Pat Ross, Joanne Reddick and Betty Phillips. The other three teams won one round each: Mary Lou Henry, Julie McMillan, Becky Smith and Tom Smith; Harry Roach, Pat Roach, Wanda Huser and Sandra Blisard; and Robbye Binkley, Elinor Rider, Jane Happe and Sharon McClanahan. Special "Gold Dust" was awarded to all along with additional points in each category.
New players from Huntsville, the Scottsboro area, Athens and Madison joined in and were given a warm welcome. A special gift was given in a drawing and Sharon McClanahan was the recipient.
Bridge players of all ages are invited to join us on Wednesdays at 12:45 p.m. at the Multipurpose Senior Center on Sportsman Lake Road. Game begins promptly at 1 p.m. Susie Wilke will be directing. Contact Barbara Richardson at 256-347-2644 if you need a partner or if you are a regular player and cannot attend OR contact Mary Henry at 256-734-0204.