Winners, twice over, Johann Miller (left) and Sharon Stewart. Diana Forster photo.

South Cariboo team continues Bridge success

Diana Forster’s regular correspondence for the Interlakes area

Bridge Lake Duplicate Bridge Club’s “Christmas” party/championship was held Jan. 12 at the beautiful home of Jeanne Pittet. Three and a half tables played 28 boards against an average of 24 points.

In first place, with 29 points, Johann Miller and Sharon Stewart won the Sheila Michener Memorial Christmas Club Championship, followed by Pam Canty and Pittet with 27 followed by Carney Myers and Diana Forster with 24.

Miller and Stewart also won the October 2017 to May 2018 Top Pairs award.

Fishing derby

The Fishing Highway 24 Tourist Association’s Ice-Fishing derby is at Sheridan Lake, Saturday, Feb. 2. Weigh in at Loon Bay Resort from dawn to 2 p.m.

Congratulations

Congratulations on Annie and Shaun Mackenzie’s 51st wedding anniversary on Jan. 27; and Eileen and Gordon Hutchinson’s 63rd on Feb. 4.

Happy birthday to Johann Miller, Amber (Parker,) Alice Rickenbacher and Greta Rickenbacher.

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers.

– Darts & Games night at the Mountain Spruce Community Events Centre (MSCEC) is at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26.

– Crib at the Deka Firehall is at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26.

– The Interlakes Community Centre (ICC) board meeting is at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28 at the ICC.

– The Bridge Lake Fair start-up meeting starts at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Carroll residence.

– The Log Cabin Quilters meet from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the ICC.

– Debbie’s Medical Footcare is available at the ICC from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 and 21. Call 250-593-4869 to make an appointment.

– Jam Session at the MSCEC is at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9.

– Tickets ($25) for ICC’s Valentine Dinner/Auction/Dance at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, are now available at Bridge Lake Store, The Country Pedlar and Interlakes Market.

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