Mary Ann Holbrook

Mary Ann Holbrook

Mary Ann Holbrook arrived in Hanover, NH coming from Baltimore, MD in 1963. Her two children were born in Hanover, where she practiced nursing for 20 years at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She became an OSHER@Dartmouth member and was chair of the Membership Committee, responsible for many social functions, including the program's 20th anniversary party. She led a travel group to Spain and has taught Mah Jongg for several terms. She is currently a curator for the OSHER@Dartmouth Art Gallery.

Course Title: Mah Jongg: The Game of the Sparrows (Spring Term 2019)

Participant Testimonials:

"Mary Ann is delightful and her knowledge and enthusiasm for Mah Jongg is inspiring and fun. I had an excellent experience in all aspects of the class. It was organized and presented with clarity."

"The class was very beautifully balanced with learning the rules through discussions/lectures and demonstrations. We also had time to play Mah Jongg with her guidance and that of her helper."

Course Title: Mah Jongg, the Game of the Sparrows (Spring Term 2018)

Participant Testimonials:

"Mary Ann is a fabulous teacher."

"Mary Ann clearly spent a lot of time preparing her presentation. It was extremely well organized and her confidence inspired us all to try to master not only the basics of play but also to appreciate the the importance of strategy, memory and calculation."