The following is a press release:
Of the 392 cribbage players who attended the Grand National cribbage tournament in Appleton, WI, in the fall, five Connecticut residents received special recognition.
The Grand National is an official cribbage tournament of the American Cribbage Congress, a nonprofit
The ACC is composed of three branches of cribbage play; local clubs, weekend tournaments and Internet tournaments. At the awards banquet held in conjunction with Grand National each fall, players who have reached milestones in lifetime achievements are honored in each division of play. And this year, five members of the Hartford Metro Cribbage Club received awards of distinction.
- Life Master/One Star: Frank Corrado of Glastonbury
- Life Master/One Star: Phil Martin of Newington
- Life Master: Roger Bouchard of Glastonbury
- Grand Master: Barbara Barbour of South Windsor
- Master: Bruce Hassan of Glastonbury
The Hartford Metro Cribbage Club plays every Monday evening at the East Hartford Moose Club , 404 Prospect St. Contact club director Phil Martin for more information about the club. (860-666-8300 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information can be found at cribbage.org.