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Irvington Bridge Club still taking tricks after 109 years

Irvington Bridge Club still taking tricks after 109 years

By Janet Goetze
For the Hollywood Star News

Resilient is the word for the Irvington Bridge Club, which formed in 1905 as a ladies’ auxiliary to the then-newly organized Irvington Tennis Club.

It held teas and luncheons and raised funds to promote youth activities at the tennis club. Besides cards, the club program might include folk dancing and book reviews. Membership was restricted to 100, and a waiting list formed.… More