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By Olivia Kennah
Staff Writer 

GR senior pinochle tourney draws crowd


Star photo by Olivia Kennah

James Baker and Sam Blackwell wait for their turns to play a card while playing pinochle Thursday at the Golden Hour Senior Center.

There was lots of friendly competition and jokes about being dealt bad cards at the Golden Hour Senior Center Thursday during the pinochle tournament.

Drawing inspiration from senior centers in Rock Springs and Evanston, who have regularly put on pinochle tournaments, GHSC decided to try its first day-long tournament.

"I think everybody's had a good time," GHSC employee Mary Grubb said.

The seniors started around 10 a.m. and were wrapping up the tournament at around 4 p.m. A few volunteers showed up at 8 a.m. to help set up the tables and shuffle the cards really well. They set eight tabl...

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