Dresden Duplicate Club

Dresden Duplicate Club

Posted: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 8:44 am
By: Toni Pritchett

    Dresden Duplicate Bridge Club had two games this past week.  The Tuesday Night Club had three tables in play. Margie Evans and Diana Nerren came from South Fulton and Hickman, Ky. They say the long drive is worth it. Kathy Wilson and Susie German were hostesses. They served pork tenderloin cutlets with hot rolls and sauces, cauliflower clausen pickle salad and salsa. For dessert there was fresh Peach Chiffon Cake.
     Winners were first-Diana Nerren and Margie Evans, second-Jane Young and Sandra Klutts and third-Susie German and Kathy Wilson.
     The Wednesday Club met and had a Mitchell movement For refreshments we had salsa with chips, a huge lazy susan with vegetables and Poppy Seed Dip, delicious Snicker Doodles, Banana Nut Bread cake, Old Timey Tea Cakes, spinach dip with chips, Chocolate Marshmallow Goo Goo Bars. Our cake lady came back and brought a delicious fresh strawberry cake.
     The winners in Wednesday’s game were N/S first-Jackie Hohman and Carol Ehlers and second-Carolyn Rogers and Gene Fulks.  Winners in Flight B were First-Alma Ford and Linda Jennings and second-Serena Williams and Jo Glasgow. Winners in E/W were first- Joni Martin and second Toni Pritchett and Sharon Fields. In E/W Flight B: first-Bertha Henry and Dot Beach and second-Reba Nell Brasfield and Jane Young. 
We will now go into the White House and visit The Lincoln Bedroom.
     Abraham Lincoln used this room as his Cabinet Room.  In the Cabinet Room, he signed the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863, which freed southern slaves.  Today, this room includes the ornate mahogany bed once used in the state guest chamber.  Much of the other furniture in this room came from the Lincoln era in the White House.
News of a President – President Ulysses S. Grant always wanted some musical knowledge, but he was known to say, “I only know two tunes. One is ‘Yankee Doodle’ and the other isn’t.”  wcp 8-3-10

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