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Beginner Bridge Tuesday, September 10

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Beginner Bridge

  • Date: September 10, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Price: $180.00
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Meet new friends and learn a game that you will play for a lifetime!

*Minimum participants is 12*

This class runs on TUESDAYS from September 10-October 15
Package of 6 classes is $180 plus $10 book which you can buy in class.

Join Ginny Schuett and get your bid on! This class is for absolute beginners and those who have played a little and need to get back in the game. Opening bids, responses and rebids are covered. We will play 6-8 hands on the topic of the day.  Come learn with an instructor that loves to teach and help you learn the best way possible. 

Ginny Schuett of Riverwoods, Illinois, is a former Middle School teacher who graduated from National College of Education with a Masters Degree as a Reading Specialist.  She was asked by a local community center to teach a bridge class about twenty-five years ago. Today, she teaches bridge full time in schools, community centers and private homes.

Ginny became actively involved with the American Bridge Teachers’ Association about thirty years ago.  After a few years, she became convention chairperson for their annual Teachers’ Convention for over ten years, Regional Vice-President, and President; she is currently a Director at Large.  For over 20 years, Ginny worked on the board of the Chicago Contract Bridge Association (CCBA) in many roles including education and novice chairperson, and is a past president. A recent Grand Life Master in the ACBL with over 10,000 masterpoints, Ginny has won over 80 Regionals and has many top 10 finishes in National events.  As partners, Ginny & Jeff won the national Senior Mixed Pair event in the Fall 2013 Nationals in Phoenix, and repeated winning the same event in the Fall 2014 Nationals in Providence.  

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Class Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refunds will only be given up to one week prior to the first week of class of any session. (The refund period for some classes, which require advanced reservations or purchase of materials, may be more limited.) Cancellations will incur a $5 handling fee for programs costing under $100 and a 10% handling fee for programs with fees of $100 or more. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified, and a full refund will be given.

If this class does not meet the minimum participation requirement, you will be notified of the cancellation within one week of the start date.

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