A daughter, Kenzie Sunshine Paul, was born to Sam Ostwald and Kevin Paul of Levering at 6:17 a.m. May 10, 2012, at McLaren -- Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Kenzie weighed 6 pounds, 10.2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Regi and Nelson McDonald of East Jordan, Bob Paul of Boyne City, Steve Ostwald of Levering, and Michelle Ostwald of Big Rapids.
A son, Cameron Wilson Leazier, was born to Ashlie Dunham and Cliff Leazier III of Boyne Falls May 11, 2012, at Otsego Memorial Hospital. His siblings are Grace, 2, and Danielle, 1. Grandparents are Cliff and Tammy Leazier of Elmira, April and Kelly Bellant of Boyne City, Tanya and James Hall of St. Clairsville, Ohio, and Kevin and Jodi Dunham of Vanderbilt.
A daughter, Isabella Taylor-Marie Roberts, was born to Don and Ellen Roberts of Harbor Springs at 6:29 a.m. May 11, 2012, at McLaren -- Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Isabella weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long at birth. Her siblings are Justin and Meghan Roberts, and Stephanie Vereysen. Grandparents are Ruth McKinney, James McKinney, both of Charlevoix, Donald E. Roberts of Indian River, and Charlene and Don Gallo of Florida.
Volunteers are needed to read to children at several sites on Thursday, June 21, for Char-Em United Way's upcoming Day of Action event. People interested in volunteering at local libraries, preschools, day care centers, or summer school programs should sign up now. Contact: Casey Adams, AmeriCorps VISTA, (231) 487-1006. To volunteer for this opportunity or to see more volunteer opportunities go to the Char-Em United Way website: http://tinyurl.com/volunteerconnections or call (231) 487-1006.
North Emmet community seventh annual yard sale 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, May 18, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at 38 locations in Levering, Bliss, Carp Lake and Cross Village. Location maps are available at Cheboygan, Mackinaw City and Petoskey chambers of commerce, Pellston General Store, Van Country General, Carp Lake General Store, Bliss Store, Cross Village General Store, and Jurek's Meat and Grocery. Northern Lights Family Outfitters will have free food noon-7 p.m. on Saturday. www.northernoutfit.com for activities and map.
Petoskey High School class of 1977 will be celebrating its 35th reunion between July 3-July 15. Several informal events are planned during this time. They are as follows: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, City Park Grill; Young American dinner theater Wednesday, July 11, contact Susan(Anderson) McGarity for tickets information. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org; family picnic 6 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Jones Landing. This will be a potluck .Bring a salad, snacks or dessert to share. Burgers and brats will be provided. Bring your own table settings and beverages. There will be the opportunity for swimming and boating; Blissfest July 13-15, tickets will be available for sale www.blissfest.org; canoeing and kayaking Saturday, July 14, the Bear River. Rentals can be obtained from Bear River Canoe Livery, (2310 347-9038. Time yet to be determined; Sturgeon Bay Beach, followed by dinner at Legs Inn in Cross Village. Jelly Roll Blues Band will be performing. Contact Rand Marquardt (231- 838-5433 or Nancy (Richardson) McLellan (231) 881-4140 for more information or questions. Refer to the Facebook page Petoskey High School class of 1977 for additional postings.
Wednesday, May 16
BNI-Business Before Breakfast, meets 7-8:30 a.m. every Wednesday at the Petoskey United Methodist Church. Visitors welcome.
Harbor Springs Kiwanis Club meets 8-9 a.m. every Wednesday through Aug. 29 at Stafford's The Pier Restaurant, Harbor Springs.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Thursday, May 17
Petoskey Zonta Club meets noon Thursday, May 17, at Stafford's Perry Hotel.
Petoskey No. 1 BNI will meet 7-8:30 a.m. Thursday at Petoskey United Methodist Church. For further information, call (231) 526-6449.
Writer's group meets 6 p.m. Thursday at the Charlevoix Public Library.