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SUCCESSFUL GRANT APPLICATION

It gives us great pleasure to tell you that the club has been successful with a recent grant application. A huge thank you to Hutt Mana Charitable Trust who have given the club a grant of $2,902.34 for the purchase of computer equipment. The new computer equipment will improve the smooth running of bridge operations and back office management.

Notices w/c 2 November 2020

  • The Hutt Quiz night is this Friday 6 November 7pm. It is not too late to sign up. Donations of wine, chocolates and goodies would be much appreciated please. These can be left in the box in the foyer. Please support this fundraiser. It is going to be a fun night!
  • Saturday revision class is on this Saturday 7 November at 10:30am in the playing room.

Notices w/c 26 Oct 2020

  • The very popular Hutt Quiz night is back, Friday 6 November 7pm. There are two sign up forms on the wall, one to join a team and one if you already have a team. Donations of wine, chocolates and goodies would be much appreciated. These can be left in the box in the foyer. Please support this fundraiser. It is going to be a fun night!
  • The Babich NZ Wide Pairs are on Friday 30 October. Venues are Upper Hutt or Wellington.
  • The lessons resulted in 24 new members graduating last Wednesday night. Big thanks to A.J. and his team of helpers and buddies plus Raewyn and the playing committee on the night. Please welcome these new players as they start to play at club sessions and understand that they are allowed to consult their system cards during play for the time being.
  • There is no Saturday revision class this Saturday 31 October.

Notices w/c 19 October 2020

  • It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our member Geoff Sparrow. Geoff played mainly on a Wednesday night. Our thoughts are with his wife Alison who is also a member.
  • An enjoyable night of Interclub was had last Friday 16 October. Congratulations to the Hutt 4 intermediate team captained by Jill Herman, and our three junior teams captained by Joan Finley, Jackie Upchurch and Neil Sargisson on their wins. See the noticeboard for more detailed results.
  • The very popular Hutt Quiz night is back, Friday 6 November 7pm. There are two sign up forms on the wall, one to join a team and one if you already have a team. Donations of wine, chocolates and goodies would be much appreciated. These can be left in the box in the foyer. Please support this fundraiser. It is going to be a fun night!
  • The Babich NZ Wide Pairs are on Friday 30 October. Venues are Upper Hutt or Wellington.
  • Next Monday 26 October is Labour Day and there will be no bridge. The office will also be closed and there will be no Saturday revision class on 24 October either. Have a great long weekend!

Notices w/c 12 October 2020

  • Saturday Revision class is on this Saturday starting at 10:30am in the playing room.
  • Interclub is on this Friday 16 October and Hutt is hosting. Please check the noticeboard for your venue.
  • The Babich NZ Wide Pairs are on Friday 30 October. Venues are Upper Hutt or Wellington.
  • The very popular Hutt Quiz night is back. More details to follow but for now save the date – put Friday 6 November in your diary.
  • Megan is on leave this Thursday and Friday and the office will be closed.

Notices w/c 05 October 2020

  • At the annual Upper Hutt / Hutt challenge on Friday night, Hutt put in a great effort but congratulations go to Upper Hutt who won the most percentage points and claimed the Challenge Cup. Congratulations to Vil Gravis and Lynne Bruce who came first overall.
  • Saturday Revision class is on this Saturday starting at 10:30am in the playing room.
  • Congratulations to the following members who have received awards from NZ Bridge:
    Steve Hockley – Certificate of Proficiency
    Suzanne Townsend – Certificate of Proficiency
    Wendy Pharazyn – Certificate of Proficiency
    Jacob Pilalis – Club Master
    Dianna Snethlage – Club Master
    Peter Snethlage – Club Master
    Neil Sargisson – Club Master
  • Next week Tuesday 13 October the carpark lines will be water blasted in preparation for the repainting of the lines on Wednesday 14 October (weather permitting). Please be aware when parking your car on Tuesday night that there may be very little left to see of the lines following the water blasting.
  • The Babich NZ Wide Pairs are on Friday 30 October. Venues are Upper Hutt or Wellington.
  • The very popular Hutt Quiz night is back. More details to follow but for now save the date – put Friday 6 November in your diary.

Notices w/c 28 Sep 2020

  • It is great news that we have returned to Alert Level 1. However, it is important that we as individuals and as a club remain vigilant about observing the now familiar health and hygiene requirements. These include not coming to bridge if you are unwell, keeping up the hand washing and using the sanitiser provided, scanning the QR code to help with contact tracing. Members who visit/ have visited Auckland or who have visitors from there during their Alert Level 2.5 period are to be particularly careful for a couple of weeks afterwards when coming to bridge.
  • Congratulations to John Roseveare & Neil Sargisson who won the Karori Junior tournament held on Sunday 27 September.
  • There is no Saturday Revision class this Saturday 3 October.
  • We are hosting the annual Hutt/Upper Hutt Challenge this Friday 2 October. Table money is $7 and please bring a plate of food to share. A complimentary drink will be offered after play. Sign up and help us keep the Cup!
  • Tuesday Teams starts 6 October. You must sign up to enter. Sign-up sheet is on the noticeboard. Also, please remember your team must be entered by this Friday 2 October.
  • In preparation for the 2021 programme book can you please check the list on the notices table and confirm that the contact details we have for you are correct or if not, advise of any changes. Please place a tick next to your name if the details are correct. Thank you.
  • Wellington Bridge Club is holding an all comers Swiss tournament this Sunday 4 October for all grades. Sign up on the noticeboard or head to NZBridge website.
  • With school holidays on this week, Megan is working from home Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.

Notices w/c 21 Sep 2020

  • It is great news that we have returned to Alert Level 1. However, it is important that we as individuals and as a club remain vigilant about observing the now familiar health and hygiene requirements. These include not coming to bridge if you are unwell, keeping up the hand washing and using the sanitiser provided, scanning the QR code to help with contact tracing. Members who visit/have visited Auckland or who have visitors from there during their Alert Level 2.5 period are to be particularly careful for a couple of weeks afterwards when coming to bridge.
  • Saturday Revision class is on this Saturday at 10:30am in the playing room.
  • We are hosting the annual Hutt/Upper Hutt Challenge on Friday 2 October. Table money is $7 and please bring a plate of food to share. A complimentary drink will be offered after play. Sign up and help us keep the Cup!
  • Tuesday Teams starts 6 October. You must sign up to enter. Sign-up sheet is on the noticeboard. Also, please remember your team must be entered by Friday 2 October.
  • In preparation for the 2021 programme book can you please check the list on the notices table and confirm that the contact details we have for you are correct or if not, advise of any changes. Please place a tick next to your name if the details are correct. Thank you.
  • Paraparaumu is holding a Multigrade tournament this Sunday 27 September. Karori Bridge Club is holding a one session Junior tournament also this Sunday. Wellington Bridge Club is holding an all comers Swiss tournament on Sunday 4 October for all grades. Sign up on the noticeboard or head to NZBridge website.
  • With school holidays next week, Megan will be working from home Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 22-24 September.

Notices w/c 14 Sep 2020

  • Please do not come to bridge if you are unwell. Please also remember to be vigilant with hand washing. Use the hand sanitisers that are dotted around the club regularly.
  • Saturday Revision class is on this Saturday at 10:30am in the playing room.
  • Week 10 of the lessons next week Monday 21 September will cover the topic: “Strong Opening Bids.” All members are welcome to attend.
  • We are hosting the annual Hutt/Upper Hutt Challenge on Friday 2 October. Table money is $7 and please bring a plate of food to share. A complimentary drink will be offered after play. Sign up and help us keep the Cup!

Notices w/c 7 Sep 2020

  • Please do not come to bridge if you are unwell. Please also remember to be vigilant with good hand hygiene. Use the hand sanitisers that are dotted around the club regularly.
  • Saturday Revision class is on this Saturday at 10:30am in the playing room.
  • Week 9 of the lessons next week Monday 14 September will cover the topic: “Pre-emptive Openings.” All members are welcome to attend.
  • Interclub this Friday (11th Sep) is cancelled. At this stage, all grades will play to the same draw in the next round scheduled 16th Oct, albeit with most teams at different venues.