Pinochle is played in Clubhouse 1 every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The warmup game starts at 11:30 a.m., with the regular game beginning at 12:30 p.m. It costs $2 per person to play, and the top four scorers of each day win cash prizes.
The following are the winning scores from recent games.
March 17: First place: Bobbie Olsen, 10,860; second: Ruth Bonnema, 10,580; third: Peggy Kasper, 10,330; fourth: Suzanne Parks, 10,110.
March 19: First place: Diana Lambert, 10,310; second: Joan Taylor, 10,050; third: Peggy Kasper, 9.980; fourth: Tony Dodero, 9,870.
March 21: First place: Charlotte Westcott, 12,240; second: Delores Cook, 12,100; third: Marilyn Allred, 11,050; fourth: Joan Taylor, 10,740. Lessons to learn to play or to brush up on the game are available by appointment. Call Joan Taylor at (562) 240-5416 for more information. Anyone interested in playing pinochle should call Marge Dodero at (310) 968-9509.