If you live in the Washington, DC/Baltimore/Silver Spring/mid-Atlantic area, here’s something that will be of great interest to you. Read on…
Jeff Getek, the Public Affairs Manager for Riderwood (part of the Erickson Living communities) has very kindly sent the following announcement to me (Jeff has promised to send new photos after the 7th annual tournament has ended – the photos on this posting are from last year’s 6th Annual Tournament):
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Contact: Jeff Getek, 410-456-9809
RIDERWOOD TO HOST 7th ANNUAL MAH JONGG TOURNAMENT
– AUGUST 7th, 2014 –
Prizes, lunch included in 5-round competition
SILVER SPRING, MD—Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community, will host its 7th Annual Mah Jongg Tournament on Thursday, August 7th.
Open to the public, the five-round competition will be governed in accordance with rules established by the National Mah Jongg League. Approximately 110 Mah Jongg enthusiasts from the mid-Atlantic participated in the 2013 tourney.
Registration will take place at 9:15 am with tournament play beginning at 9:45 am. The event will occur in Maryland Hall, located in the Montgomery Station Clubhouse of Riderwood (3140 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904).
The event is a fundraiser for the community’s Benevolent Care Fund.
A payment of $40 includes registration, lunch and prizes. Entry deadline is Friday, July 25th. Checks can be made payable to Milly Spector and mailed to her c/o Riderwood, 3148 Gracefield Road, Apt. T-25, Silver Spring, MD 20904.
For more information, please contact Barbara Breit at 301-586-8152.
Wow – 110 people – quite a turnout for last year’s 6th annual tournament…can’t wait to see the crowd for the 7th!