For a fundraiser aimed at a disease of forgetting, enter thousands of hard-core rememberers.
The Bridge Center of Austin will be among 150 bridge groups across North America participating in a sunrise to sunset bridge-playing event June 21 called “The Longest Day.”
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Contact Shonda Novak at 512-445-3856.
Alzheimer’s resources, information:
Alzheimer’s Association: www.alz.org
Capital of Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association: www.alz.org/texascapital
Or call 800-272-3900or 512-241-0420
If you go
The Bridge Center of Austin at 6700 Middle Fiskville Road will host an all-day bridge event June 21 as part of a national campaign to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. The games will begin at 5:30 a.m., and the last will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The center will offer free lessons to the public: new players, noon to 2 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.; former players, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and those making the transition from social bridge to duplicate bridge, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
To preregister and for the schedule, go to www.bridgecenteraustin.com or call 512-300-2743.
Other events will include a silent auction, and raffles for games with two local players ranked among the top female players in the world, Mildred Breed and Tobi Sokolow.