A son, Grady Ty Howard Foltz, was born to Adam and Sarah Foltz of Charlevoix March 13, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Grady weighed 8 pounds at birth. His siblings are Emma Jane and Parker. Grandparents are Virginia Foltz of Charlevoix, Leonard Foltz of Petoskey, Linda Braman of Sand Creek and the late Laurence Gillen. Great-grandmothers are Faye Braman of Sand Creek, Dorothy Gillen of Swanton, Ohio, and Sue Shivley of Charlevoix.
Twins, Grant Joseph and Luke Gregory were born to Rich and Mary Ann Grosfield at 6:43 and 6:53 a.m. March 19, 2012, at St. Johns Hospital in Grosse Pointe. Grant weighed 6 pounds, and was 18 3/4 inches long at birth. Luke weighed 4 pounds 12 ounces and was 18 inches long. They join brothers Blake 5, and Stefan 3. Grandparents are Deb Barney, Steve Barney, and Gretchen Olson of Petoskey, and Dick and Mary Beth Grosfield of Grosse Pointe.
A son, Isaiah William Richards, was born to Lacey Prater and Tim Richards of Boyne City at 6:36 a.m. March 19, 2012, at McLaren - Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Isaiah weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Theresa and Kenneth Eggers of Alanson, and Colleen Scott of Petoskey. Great-grandparents are Delight Richards of Petoskey, and Marlis Hibbler of Petoskey. Great-great grandmother is Faye Rosbohm.
Sunday, March 25
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey (behind Lowe's). All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, March 26
The Charlevoix County History Preservation Society's first History Speaker Series event of 2012 will be "Seeking Charlevoix County's Views of the Eisenhower Election" 7 p.m. on Monday, March 26, 2012 at the Boyne District Library community room in Boyne City presented by George Colburn. All are invited for a sneak preview of Colburn's new documentary film on the Eisenhower election and presidency. George A. Colburn, Ph.D., is president and director of operations for Starbright Media Corporation. For more information call (231)582-5326 or visit www.cchps.info. This event is free and open to the public.
Boyne City Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Monday at Robert's Restaurant in Boyne City.
Charlevoix Lions Club will meet at noon Monday at Stafford's Weathervane restaurant, Charlevoix.
Petoskey Lions Club meets 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at J.W. Filmore's Family Restaurant. For more information, contact Julie at (231) 439-0788 or go to website http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/PetoskeyMI.
Harbor Duplicate Bridge Club meets noon Monday at 7196 Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs. Everyone welcome. Singles call if you need a partner. Call first, (231) 526-5988.
Indian River Striders (IRS) are inviting all walkers and runners to join them for fitness, exercise, motivation 9 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Indian River Chamber of Commerce, walking on the North Central State Bicycle Trail.¿ Running continues at 6 p.m. on Mondays.¿ For information call (231) 238-8930 or (231) 238-1029.
Great Books discussions 12:15 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of every month. Phone (231) 838-2306 for more information.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets noon Tuesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. Players with 0-99 points welcome. Visit www.PetoskeyBridgeClub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
The Boyne City Scrabble Club meets 1-4 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Boyne District Library, 201 E. Main St., Boyne City. For information call (231) 582-2908.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program is a federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income people of all ages by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance. Please bring your own box for distributions Wednesday, March 28, at Mancelona Food Pantry, 201 N. Maple St., 9:30-10:30 a.m.; East Jordan Harvest Barn Church, M-66 next to McDonald's, noon-1 p.m.; Harbor Springs VFW hall, West Conway Road, 1-2 p.m. For more information, call (800) 443-5518.