Author Archives: Herb Quarles

  • 104-Year-Old D.C. Resident Honored for Service

    A 104-year-old Washington, D.C. resident was among several local volunteers honored during a recent ceremony. Virginia McLaurin, 104, was recognized by Mayor Vincent Gray for her work with special needs children at the Sharp Health School in Northwest Washington, D.C. “Grandma ...

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  • Bridge in D.C.

    C. David Smith, Jr., Rae Smith, Daisy Smith and Duncan Walton made up the team that won their flight of a major tournament that was sponsored recently by the Washington Bridge Unit. Call Herb Quarles at 202-723-4407 for information on duplicate bridge tournaments and bridge lessons. His email ...

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  • Peoples Congregational Hosts Revival

    The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III will be the evangelist during the revival on Dec. 13 and 14 at Peoples Congregational UCC, 4704 13th St., NW. He is pastor of Trinity UCC in Chicago, Ill. and is part of a new generation of ministers committed to preaching prophetically that the message of love and ...

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  • Bridge in D.C.

    During a meeting of the membership of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Bridge Association, George Hudson (NYC), national president, swore the following incumbent officers in to serve the Mid-Atlantic for another two years. They are Carrolena Key (center) (Washington, D.C.) vice ...

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  • Bridge in D.C.

    Duplicate bridge tournaments are held in the WBU Home located at 3801 Eastern Ave. in Mt. Rainier, Md., and are open to area duplicate bridge players. Here’s the schedule: Bridge Masters – 7 p.m. on the second Friday (202-584-0043); Capitol – 11 a.m. each Tuesday – ...

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  • Centenarian Saluted

    Family and Friends gathered in the home of Lucy B. Stewart Speller on Aug. 4 to greet her as she celebrated her 108th birthday. Known as “Aunt,” and “Sister,” to many because she and her husband Wesley had no biological children of their own, they were ...

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  • Volunteer Celebrates 103rd Birthday

    Virginia McLaurin, affectingly known as Granma Virginia, was honored recently by family members, the staff and students at Sharp Health School in Northwest Washington on the occasion of her 103rd birthday. She has served there for the past 20 years as a Grandparent volunteer. The various ...

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  • D.C. Gospel Icon Promotes the Arts in New York

    “There comes a time when each person must lend a hand to create opportunities for others to achieve success,” said Joan Hillsman, a gospel musician and a former Washingtonian. “This is one of my missions.” After relocating in Syracuse, N.Y., to be near her son, Quentin, ...

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  • Bridge in D.C.

    Tournament Calendar   [WBU] – Individual “C” Regional (1-2-11) 11 a.m. Call Jewel Chapman at 301-686-1489. [Eastern] – Open Pairs “C” Regional (1-6-11) 11 a.m. Call Mary Smith at 301 -336-3130. Tournament Results   Eastern – Open Pairs ...

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  • Bridge in D.C.

    Tournament Calendar Capitol – Teams of Four “C” Regional (12-14-10) 10:30 a.m. Call Karen Pollock at 202-832-1504. WBU – ABA Super Open Pairs I (12-17-10) 7 p.m. Call Jewel Chapman at 301-686-1489. WBU – ABA Super Open Pairs II (12-18-10) noon. Call Jewel Chapman ...

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  • Bridge in D.C.

    [Tournament Calendar] [ABA/WBU] –Nationwide Scholarship Benefit Part I (9-24-10) 7 p.m. Call Jewel Chapman at 301-686-1489. [ABA/WBU] – Nationwide Scholarship Benefit Part II (9-25-10) 11 a.m. an ABA Benefit will follow at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served between the games. Call Jewel ...

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  • Bridge in D.C.

    Tournament Calendar [Bridgemasters] – Open Pairs “C” Regional (8-13-10) 7 p.m. Call Victor Stewart at 301-596-6117. [WBU] – Individual “C” Regional (8-16-10) 11 a.m. Call Jewel Chapman at 301-686-1498. [Overtricks] – ABA Benefit (8-17-10) 7 p.m. Call ...

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