The Middletown Press (Middletown, CT)

Emblem Club military whist game set for Thursday

- By Press Staff

MIDDLETOWN — The Emblem Club 452 will sponsor a military whist Thursday at the BPOE Middletown Lodge 771, 44 Maynard Street.

The doors open at 6 p.m., and the entry fee of $7 includes refreshmen­ts. The whist will run from 7 to 9 p.m., with free door prizes, according to a press release.

Military whist is a card game played in groups of four, and requires no previous experience, according to the club. Players may bring their own group of four or join a group forming when they arrive.

Kevin Welch, renowned whist coordinato­r in the area, will lead the games, explaining how to play throughout the evening.

There is plenty of free parking available at the handicap-accessible lot.

Tickets will be sold at the door. All proceeds benefit the club’s scholarshi­p fund. For informatio­n or to reserve a table of four, contact Georgie at 860-345-8966.

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