The Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association organised the Whist Drive at St. Isabel’s High School hall on Pan Cake Tuesday evening, 5th March 2019. Mr. Stanislaus Baptista, alongwith Mrs. Carole Viegas and 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. Pancakes, biscuits and tea were served at the break.
Attractive cash prizes were awarded to many winners from the highest to even the lowest scores. The delighted recipients – Ms. Mary Ann D’Mello and Mr. Trevor D’Sylva, with 93 points each shared the first prize with the highest points. The prize for the highest score in the first half went to Mr. Mariano Vaz with 48 points and the prize for the highest score in the second half was awarded to Mr. Agnello Fernandes with 47 points. The prize for the lady with the lowest score went to Mrs. Carole Viegas with 64 points and the prize for the gent with the lowest score was awarded to Mrs. Maureen Xavier (played as a gent) with 58 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 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.