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2024 Auction for The Longest Day

San Diego Bridge Unit 539
May 2024
11:30 AM PDT
June 2024
11:45 PM PDT
GOAL $19,598.00
30.9% To Goal

2024 Auction for The Longest Day

You are invited to San Diego Unit 539's annual charity event, which is held in partnership with the ACBL and benefits the Alzheimer's Association.

The Longest Day... Bridge with the Experts Auction will start on Sunday, May 1, and end on Monday, June 17.

We have 19 bridge experts in our auction who have generously donated their support to our annual charity event.

This is the 11th year of ACBL's successful partnership with The Longest Day. Our Unit consistently aims to surpass the previous year's achievement by setting a goal of $1000 higher. Our target goal for this year is $19,598. We hope to exceed our goal with your help.

In addition to the Bridge with the Experts Auction, there will be a marathon of bridge games on Sunday, June 16, at the Soledad Club in Pacific Beach. The extra $1 from your $10 entry will be donated and matched by the Unit.

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association advances research to end Alzheimer's and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease.

The summer solstice is the "longest day" – the day with the most light – and each year at that time, we come together with ACBL and the Alzheimer's Association to fight the darkness that is Alzheimer's Disease.

We hope you will support our efforts to honor the more than 35 million people worldwide and their caregivers who face this horrible disease every day of the year.

As the Longest Day's inaugural partner, the ACBL has raised more than $6 million for the Alzheimer's Association's care, support, and research efforts.

The Longest Day...Bridge with the Experts-
If you are the Winning Bidder:

The Expert will play your favorite card.
The Expert will engage in pre-game communication to review your card.
The Winning Bidder and Expert will set up a mutually agreed upon time to play an online or face-to-face game, pending your arrangements with the Expert...and give you helpful tips between rounds and after the game.

The Winning Bidder will contribute the bid amount to the Alzheimer's Association and be responsible for game fees.

Payment Methods:
Venmo: Account at SD-BRIDGEUNIT, and if prompted
for the last 4 digits of the phone number, enter 3996.

Checks: Make checks payable to:
Alzheimer's Association, add UNIT539 in the comments space
Mail to:
Alzheimer's Association San Diego Imperial
591 Camino de la Reina #720
San Diego, CA 92108

Credit Card: Go to: http://act.alz.org/goto/SDUnit539

The Alzheimer's Association is a not-for-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Questions email: byrnekathleen25@gmail.com or janepetering@gmail.com

Flyer: https://sandiegobridge.com/pdf/nws1615.pdf

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About San Diego Bridge Unit 539

San Diego Unit 539 includes most of San Diego County—from Carmel Valley, Mira Mesa, and Scripps Ranch in the north to Chula Vista in the south—with the exception of La Jolla, Coronado, and a few areas in the southeast county.

In all, the unit covers nearly 600 ACBL members in more than 200 zip codes. It includes the Redwood Bridge Club, located on 6th Avenue in Balboa Park, and the San Diego Bridge Club, located at the Normal Heights Masonic Center.

Unit 539’s games are held at the beautiful Soledad Club on alternate Sundays. Card fees are $10 per person, and hospitality is included.

In addition to our regular games, we host two sectional tournaments annually, hold an Appreciation Party for unit members, and conduct a special game for “The Longest Day” to raise money in the fight against Alzheimer’s.

We recently began an education program to teach bridge to elementary and junior high students and military members.

Detailed information about Unit 539 can be found on our website, sandiegobridge.com, or by email to info@sandiegobridge.com.

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