Whist Drive – 2nd April 2019


The Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association organised the Whist Drive at St. Isabel’s High School hall earlier on the evening of 2nd April 2019. Mr. Stanislaus Baptista, alongwith Mr. Dennis  Baptista helped to conducted the Whist Drive. The  thirty two 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 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. Clifford Khan,  with 89 points was the first prize winner with the highest points. The prize for the highest score in the first half went to Mrs. Bene Figueiredo with 48 points and the prize for the highest score in the second half was awarded to Mrs. Irene Nazareth with 50 points. The prize for the lady with the lowest score went to Mrs. Viloo Shroff with 68 points and the prize for the gent with the lowest score was awarded to  Mr. Clyde Soares with 66 points. All the winners received their gifts to much applause from all the others present.

Mr. Stanislaus Baptista, 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 next Whist Drive has been planned for Tuesday, 7th May 2019 at 6.00 pm. 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.

Author: Stanislaus Baptista

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