Longest Day of Bridge is successful

Members of the Northern Neck Duplicate Bridge Club gathered June 21 for a higher purpose than enjoying a game with friends. They participated in the annual Longest Day® fundraising event to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.

The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Unit 109 hosted two special bridge games, a silent auction and a luncheon, reported Malena B. McGrath. Members bid to play with some of the unit’s best players. Many local businesses donated their services and goods as prizes for the silent auction.

The event was successful in terms of strong attendance, fellowship and raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association, said McGrath…