Together, they represent more than 200 years worth of pinochle strategy and expertise, and they’re passing that knowledge on to students at Vale Middle School.
The Golden Girls –as nicknamed by the students – are Joanne Roner, Gert Delong, Christine Goettshe, Donna Kelly, Irene Christ and Donita Olsen. Each week they can be found at the school, dealing out the decks and adding up points, helping a new generation learn . . .