On the 3rd May Forres House Bridge held their annual Lunch at the Ramnee Hotel. New president, Julie Wrightson welcomed everyone to the meal. After the meal Dorothy Marshall was announced as winner of this season’s Chris Regan Trophy and was presented with the trophy. Alice Young, the previous president, paid tribute to Margaret Rankin who as one of the original members had been instrumental in the founding of the club in 1973. In recognition of her services to the club Margaret was made an honorary member and presented with flowers and a certificate by Julie and Alice. Afterwards the members enjoyed a friendly game of bridge.
There was a good turn out on the 1st March for the latest round of the Chris Regan Trophy. In first place was June Gray and in second place was Alasdair Morton.
Another Round of the Chris Regan Trophy was held on the 1st February and the results were: 1st – Frank Ritchie, 2nd – Jeannie Cooper.
The club are delighted to see so many new members this year including some travelling through from Nairn. The club are pleased to welcome them and hope they continue to enjoy their Bridge with us.
On the 4th January the club held its first competition night of the new year. In first place was Peter Wrightson and in second place was Dorothy Marshall.
On the last competition night of the year, Dorothy Marshall was in first place and Allan Bell came second.
In the second round of the Chris Regan Trophy, held at the club on 2 November, the results were: 1st – Allan Bell, 2nd – June Gray and 3rd – Julie Wrightson.
The winners of the first competition night on the 5th October were: Eileen Ross, Peter Wrightson and Wilma Kemp. The overall winner at the end of the season wins the Chris Regan Trophy.