The Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association organised the Whist Drive at St. Isabel’s High School hall on Tuesday evening, 12th June 2018. As usual, Mr. Gerard Viegas alongwith, Stanislaus Baptista, Percy D’Souza and Carole Viegas conducted the Whist Drive. The twenty eight happy participants were eagerly applying their minds and skills at this enjoyable card game in friendship and cheer, in two sessions of six card games each. Hot tea, biscuits and piping hot vegetable bread rolls were served at the break.
Attractive cash prizes were awarded to many winners from the highest to even the lowest scores. The delighted recipients – Mr. Agnello Fernandes with 93 points was the first prize winner with the highest points. The prize for the highest score in the first half was awarded to Mrs. Evla D’Souza with 49 points and the prize for the highest score in the second half was awarded to Mrs. Judith Gore with 48 points. The prize for the lady with the lowest score was given to Mrs. Mildred Braganza with 69 points and the prize for the gent with the lowest score was given to Mr. Dennis Baptista (67 points). All the winners received their gifts to much applause from all the others present.
Mr. Gerard Viegas, thanked the participants and guests for making this a happy memorable function, besides the Trustees & Management of St. Isabels High School for the use of their premises. The participants thanked the Committee members for bringing them together at these functions in the spirit of friendship and camaraderie before bidding “Good Night” and were looking forward to more such sessions.