A listing of area meetings and events in the Brainerd lakes area.
Brainerd Duplicate Bridge Club scores
Sept. 28: Bruce Eastman and Patrick Spradlin, 56 1/2; Charlie Ruud and Don Rasmussen, 44; Sandy Chase and Lane Weber, 42 1/2; Jan and Ken Herd, 42.
The club meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Westgate Mall.
Advance sign-up is encouraged.
Widow Friends to meet
BAXTER — Widow Friends will meet 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at the Pizza Ranch in Baxter.
Voice of Democracy competition announced
The annual VFW Voice of Democracy writing competition goes through Oct. 31.
Students in sixth through eighth grades can compete with a 3-5 minute written and spoken essay on the theme, “Why is the Veteran Important?”
Local winners receive $200, $250 and $300.
More than $154,000 in prizes are waiting for those moving to state and national Veterans of Foreign Wars competition.
Previous winner information and competition details are at brainerdvfw.org/voice-of-democracy .
PEO Chapter CJ to meet
PEO Chapter CJ will meet Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Diane Hillman’s home.
Vi Klugness will be the co-hostess. Program will be by Diane Hillman.
The Center, Brainerd, bridge scores
Monday winners: Jeff Hartmann, 4660; Sally Adams, 3840; Dorothy Adamson, 3550.
Area duplicate bridge scores
Ideal Town Hall, Sept. 20: Carol Johnson and Lori McCormick, 72.5; Chris Brown and Diana Brown, 71.44; Carol Lindahl and Greg Lindahl, 56.81; and Jane Kleinsasser and Sally Larson, 55.69.
Ideal Town Hall, Sept. 22: North-South: Marlene McArthur and Mary Leland, 98; Chris Brown and Enga Wodziak, 96; Janet Herd and Ken Herd, 89.50; and Shirley Gronholm and Lorraine Northagen, 83. East-West: Eric Hanson and Mary De Hanson, 101.5; Sue Caquelin and Joyce Roemer, 99.5; Donna Fleer and Larry Fleer, 95; and Sally Larson and Jane Kleinsasser, 78.
Crosslake Community Center, Sept. 23: Larry Fleer, 5150; Ginny Hersey, 4230; and Shirley Gronholm, 3900.
Senior dances planned
Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Eagles Club in Brainerd with music by Frank and Fran; and 1-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at the Deerwood Legion with music by Two for the Road.