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A bridge to clarity

Local card club joins Alzheimer’s event


From the left Carol Parker, Dave Dishop, Ricki Nehs, and Peggy Dishop play a game of bridge Monday at the Dishop residence. They are just a few of the Logan County Bridge Club players and friends who will take part in Friday’s bridge games for the Longest Day observance in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association. (EXAMINER PHOTO | CARRIE ELLINGTON)

One local group is helping to try and end Alzheimer’s through the game of bridge.

Members of the Logan County Bridge Club are taking part in The Longest Day, a yearly event through the Alzheimer’s Association to help raise money for Alzheimer’s research.  

Marathon bridge games are planned from sunrise to sunset Friday at the Indian Lake home of Jim and Ricki Nehs.

Playing bridge has been linked to healthy aging and possibly even the ability to delay the early onset of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, the American Contract Bridge League reports.

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