Twins, Elle Carolyn and Michael Franklin, were born to Amy Jo (Ronan) and Michael Pohlod of Birmingham, Mich., on July 4, 2012, at Beaumont Hospital. Elle weighed 5 pounds, 4 ounces at birth and Michael weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Franklin and Carol Ronan of Petoskey, Michael and Carolyn Pohlod of Washington, Mich., and Carol and Ken Pearl of Clinton Township, Mich.
A son, Marshall Philip Dankert, was born to Amanda and Joe Dankert of Rudyard at 9:04 a.m. on Aug. 4, 2012, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Marshall weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces at birth. His siblings are Oliver, age 3, and Annabell, age 2. Grandparents are Kim and Philip Lechowicz of Levering, and David and Loralee Dankert of Levering. Great-grandparents are Jerry and Audrey Dankert of Carp Lake, Marian Lechowicz of Larks Lake, and John Gillett of Lecanto, Fla.
A son, Keegan Kelley, was born to Kevin and Angela Kelley of Alanson at 7:50 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Keegan weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Joe and Tanya Hofbauer of Alanson, Barbra Denike Anderson of Boyne City, and Michael and Shelia Kelley of Petoskey.
A son, Benjamin Scott Chandler, was born to Brendon and Colleen Chandler of Pellston at 8:44 p.m. Aug. 15, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Benjamin weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. His sibling is Conner James Chandler. Grandparents are Wade and Tracy Peterson of Pellston, Richard Slocum of Harbor Springs, Lauri Burley of Cross Village, and Keith Chandler of Harrietta, Mich.
Tuesday, Aug. 21
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. Players with 0-99 points welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Harbor Duplicate Bridge Club meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 7196 Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs. Everyone welcome. Singles call if you need a partner. Call first, (231) 526-5988.
Petoskey Kiwanis Club meets at noon each Tuesday at Stafford's Perry Hotel.
Rotary Club of Petoskey-Sunrise meets at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday in the fellowship hall at the Petoskey United Methodist Church.
Kiwanis Club of Charlevoix meets at noon each Tuesday at Stafford's Weathervane restaurant.
Wednesday, Aug. 22
Little Traverse Bay Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday at J.W. Filmore's in Petoskey.
Harbor Springs Kiwanis Club meets 8-9 a.m. every Wednesday through Aug. 29 at Stafford's Pier Restaurant, Harbor Springs.
Petoskey Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesday at Stafford's Bay View Inn.
Boyne Valley Lions Club meets at noon every Wednesday at District Library (downstairs) in Boyne City.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Community notes Tuesday, Aug. 21
Birth announcmenets (August 20, 2012)