Published 9:00 am Saturday, May 4, 2019

Duplicate Bridge

Five tables played Duplicate Bridge on April 21 at the Senior Center in Austin. Winners were John Leisen and Rick Stroup, first place; Lorraine Quinlivan and Barb Rofshus and Barb Engebretson and Orrin Roisen, tied for second; Lorraine Lippert and Ron Peters, third place; and Larry Crowe and Bill Momsen, fourth place.

Five tables played Duplicate Bridge on April 22 at the Senior Center in Austin. Winners were Tom Flaherty and Stan Schultz, first place; Harriet Oldenberg and Loren Cleland, second place; Dave Ring and Orrin Roisen, third place; Larry Crowe and Jim Fisher, fourth place; and Lorraine Quinlivan and John Leisen, fifth place.

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Duplicate Bridge is played at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and at noon on Wednesdays. Players come from Adams, Austin, Albert Lea, Rose Creek, Northwood and Mason City. All bridge players are welcome to come and play. Those who need a partner can call 437-2750.


Trinity Lutheran Church Women

The Trinity Lutheran Church Women of Albert Lea Salad Luncheon took place at noon April 3. Dori Schou played the piano as people arrived while co-president LeAnn Juveland welcomed everyone and thanked them for coming. Juveland commented on what an amazing crowd there was.

The Rev. Eileen Woyen shared devotions on judging others from Matthew 7. She led the group in singing, “Praise God from whom all blessings flow,” as the table prayer.

A salad luncheon followed. Members of Trinity Lutheran Church Women provided salads. There were also guests from other churches. They had guests from 16 churches, with a total of 57 guests. With Trinity ladies accounted for 92 people who were there. The Mary Circle served the luncheon. Shorty Jensen and Greg Andersen assisted the circle.

Following the luncheon, Ann Goodmanson, introduced Judy Mensson. Her program was entitled “Greetings from Grandma Judy,”with a reference to Philippians 4:10-13, 19. Some of her stories were about Grandma and Grandpa Mensson, clothes pins, an ironing board, rummage sales, Sunday mornings, sporting events, driver’s training and they did grow up.

Juveland closed the meeting by thanking the Mary Circle for serving and the others for coming.

Envelopes were on the tables for those who wished to give to World Hunger.

The meeting closed with praying the Lord’s Prayer.