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Report on New Orleans Area Bridge

by Ed Baldinger, Unit 134

There is a building and renovation committee now in place appointed by the Unit Board of Directors on October 10. The committee chairman is Bob Berthelot whose home in Arabi was a total loss.  Replacing the roof is the first order of business. Once that is done then interior repairs and improvements can be made. A target date to resume regular  play in the Metairie clubhouse was set before the Derby Day Sectional in May 2006.
The Zurich insurance adjustor has made his hurricane inspection but they have not heard back from him. No appearance yet from the flood adjustor.
There are now 5 games being played weekly in temporary quarters at the American Legion Post 397 at 1225 Hickory,  Harahan, LA a suburb north of Metairie. Schedule of Games are 10:30 am Monday and Tuesday; 12 Noon and 7:15 Pm Thursday; 12 Noon Friday. No Games Wedndesday, Saturday or Sunday yet.  For information the number at the American Legion is 504 737 1542.
The Slidell, LA club was demolished. A 10:30 AM game is now being held in Slidell on the I-10 Service Road at MINICIPPELI'S. For info call Rosalind Kichmuk at 1985  641 386
Big Branch is having games at 9:30am Tuesday and Thursday and 1pm Friday Call Jonette Shelton, 1985-892 2537