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MiniBridge: It’s All the Rage!

Carol Winograd recently taught her kids to play MiniBridge. Click here to see some video of her kids’ reactions. MiniBridge is a great way to introduce people to the game of bridge. MiniBridge is bridge without the bidding. The game can be explained in a few minutes and play starts immediately. Click here to view our webpage with the rules and videos explaining the game.

Unit 174 is hosting a MiniBridge party at the upcoming Regional. The Unit invites all of you to attend our MiniBridge party (it’s free) and please bring your family and friends. Please join us whether you have a group or are alone --- and don’t worry if you can’t attend, we will take good care of your guests. This is a great way to learn a simple way to get your friends and family started on the game we love!

Join us a for a great time:

Marriott Westchase
2900 Briarpark
Saturday, January 28th 7:30 pm
No reservations needed

Don't miss the 4th annual ABA-ACBL Pairs Championship Game!

Saturday, February 4th at 10:30 a.m.
Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter Dr., Houston
$3 Entry - Trophies Awarded!
Bring your favorite dish to share!!!
Hope to see you there!!!
Click here for the event flyer.

Unit 174 Chooses 2017 Designated Charity

The Unit 174 Board has chosen SEARCH as the unit's designated charity. All funds raised at "charity" games will be forwarded to SEARCH.

SEARCH Homeless Services works to engage, stabilize, educate, employ and house individuals and families who are homeless in Houston. Its essential services are highly effective in transforming lives because they meet individuals where they are and provide what they need to get off the streets and back on their feet. SEARCH also created and operates The House of Tiny Treasures which provides early childhood education to more homeless children and enables homeless parents to seek employment during school hours.

This is an exceptional organization that provides so much to Houston's homeless. For more information, you can go to their website at www.searchhomeless.org.

Event Naming for Lone Star Regional

Would you like to name an event in honor or in memory of a Unit 174 member?

The Event Naming chair is Bill Riley, and you can contact him at 832-289-3833 or by email to ichibanbill@yahoo for information and to reserve an event. A photo and 100-or-less-word write-up will be needed for the Daily Bulletin. Let Bill hear from you if you want to reserve an event.

Club News

Bridge Club of Houston

  • Monday Evening January 16thNight Mentor/Mentee
  • Wednesday, January 18th – Wes Peirce & Steve Bell LMP
    Meal @ 11am – Game @ 11:55am
  • Thursday, January 19th – Swiss Team “8” is Enough
  • Saturday, January 21st – Membership Meeting and Election of Board Members @ 11:45 am. Club Members will play for $5 afterward.
  • Club Closed January 23rd thru 29th for Lone Star Regional
  • You're Invited to MiniBridge - click to view Flyer

Houston Racquet Club

  • Schedule Change
    The regularly scheduled game on the 2nd Tuesday of the month has been rescheduled to the 2nd Thursday of each month for the next several months due to the Houston Racquet lub's undergoing remodeling. This means that the facilities will not be accessible to anyone on Tuesdays.
    These games are run on Thursdays and this will continue through at least April of 2017.