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Unit Photographer

The Unit is looking for someone who would like to serve as Unit Photographer. It's an important job - taking pictures of winners at all Unit 174 tournaments and sending them to the Scorecard and to the Unit webmaster for posting. The Photographer gets a free room at during the annual Lone Star Regional and gets free plays for all Unit tournaments.

If you are interested, contact Unit President Beverley Cheatham.

Election Results

Congratulations to new board members Robert Armstrong, Rhonda Bryant, and Daniel Jackson!. And a sincere Thank You to departing members Paul Cuneo, Joyce Gore, and Errol LeCesne!

New Officers!

New Officers were elected during Monday's Board of Directors' Meeting. They are:

  • President: Beverley Cheatham
  • Vice President: Nancy Strohmer
  • Secretary: Robert Armstrong
  • Treasurer: Gary Hercules.

And a well earned Thank You to Jim Woodward, who served as Unit Treasurer for over a decade, and did a fabulous job.

Grand National Teams

The District 16 GNT Finals for Flights A and C were held during the Election Sectional. You can see the results here.

Teams from Unit 174 won both A and C!

Flight A winners were Anthony Bianchi of Houston, Mitch Towner of Austin, Robert Whitcher of Cedar Park, and Gary King of Houston,

Flight C winners were Robert and Suzanne Shanley of Montgomery, Courtney Coffman of The Woodlands, and David Morris of Spring.

Way to go folks!

Club Happenings

Bridge Club of Houston

  • Life Master Party for Bill Chamberlain, Judy Gibson, Bob Matlock, Mary McDonald and Anita Rothfuss!
    • Wednesday, April 23
    • Food will be catered and served at 11.
    • Game at 11:55.
  • Life Master Party for Augie Birke, Ann Bullard, Mack Guderian and Vicky Martinez.
    • Wednesday, May 21
    • BBQ @ 11; bring sides.
    • Game at 11:55

Briarcrest Duplicate

Effective March 27 Briarcrest will be playing at The Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Dr. in Bryan, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 12:30 pm.

Houston Bridge Studio

  • 299r Tournament
    • Thursday through Friday, April 24-27
    • Click here for details
  • Congrats to the HBS for making the 'Top 50 Clubs" list three years in a row!
    • They were #22 this year, with 7,657.5 tables in 2013.