At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the American Legion on Monday, August 19, eight tables were in play. North-South winners were Michael and Sandy Lindheimer, followed by Gail Farrish and Charlie Harff in second, and Dotti Arnold and Cheryl Neal in third. East-West winners were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by Louise Marx and Diana Dozier in second, and Betsy Salmond and Nancy Eppel in third.
On August 20 at the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, 22 pairs played in a mixed-Howell movement. Overall winners were Barbara McLagen and Audrey Egger, followed by David Donald and Michel Riel in second, Bill Blakesley and Cecily Greenaway in third, Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen in fourth. Tied for fifth and sixth places were Dan and Nancy Cabot and Ken Judson and Sandy Smith. Tied for seventh and eighth places were Ann Brown and Jim Kaplan and Anita Perrson and Marianne Goldsmith.
At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on August 22, 11 tables were in play. North-South winners were Don Nelson and Lou Winkelman, followed by Barbara Besse and Miles Jaffe in second, Don Brown and Dan Cabot in third, and Michael and Sandy Lindheimer in fourth. East-West winners were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by Andrew Jacknain and John O’Keefe in second, Barbara McLagen and Bob Henry in third, and Jim Kaplan and Audrey Egger in fourth.
On Saturday, August 24, at the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard, nine tables were in play. North-South winners were Duncan Walton and Ann Brown, followed by Carol Whitmarsh and Bill Levine in second, Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen in third, and Deirdre Ling and Ed Russell in fourth. East-West winners were Millie Henderson and Yvonne Bauer, followed by Charity Randolph and Gerry Jones in second, Patsy McCornack and Joan Perrine in third, and Brooks Robards and Jim Kaplan in fourth.
This week the three ACBL bridge clubs will hold special games in memory of Millie Briggs, who died at the age of 98 on May 26. Each club will donate money to a charity the family has identified. Millie was a regular bridge player and played well into her nineties.