Whist Drive – 9th July 2019


The Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association organised the Whist Drive at St. Isabel’s High School hall on Tuesday evening, 9th July 2018. Mr. Stanislaus Baptista alongwith, Mr. Dennis Baptista, and Mrs. Carole Viegas conducted the Whist Drive. The  twenty 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 joint first prize winner with the highest points was Mrs. Bene Figueiredo and Mr. Richard Braganza with 89 points each. The prize for the highest score in the first half was awarded to Mrs. Mildred Braganza with 48 points and the prize for the highest score in the second half was shared by Mrs. Judith Gore and Mr. Trevor D’Sylva with 47 points each. The prize for the lady with the lowest score was given to Ms. Maria Pereira with 67 points and the prize for the gent with the lowest score was awarded to Mr. Derrick Valladares (62 points). All the winners received their gifts to much applause from all the others present.

Mr. Dennis 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 was scheduled for Tuesday, 6th August 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”.


Author: Stanislaus Baptista

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