A daughter, Abigail Lee Johnson, was born to Kristen and Lance Johnson of Oden at 4:31 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Abigail weighed 8 pounds and was 19 1/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Rhonda Kolarik of Petoskey, Lance and Marcella Johnson of Cheboygan, Kathleen and James Blackwell of Talbott, Tenn., and Timothy Stevers of Lincoln Park.
A daughter, Khloe Ann Cowell, was born to Ashlee Bryant and Brian Cowell of Levering on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Khloe weighed 5 pounds, 4 ounces and was 17 inches long at birth. She has a brother, Brian Cowell Jr., age 3 1/2. Grandparents are Kimberly Adkisson of Flint, Wayne Bryan of Cheboygan, and Mike and Vicky Cowell of Carp Lake.lp
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YMCA of Northern Michigans garage sale to provide scholarships for children to attend Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga is on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, at Fletchs in Petoskey. It is in need of items for the sale. To donate, drop items off at the YMCA office, 434 E. Lake St., Petoskey or call Shelly at (231) 348-8393 to arrange for a pickup. The following items would be greatly appreciated: books, antiques, collectibles, DVDs, CDs, furniture, lamps, paintings, sports equipment, tools, garden tools, luggage, craft items, glassware, dishes, office supplies, office equipment, building supplies, toys, bikes, baskets, tablecloths, comforters, fashion boots, winter wear, cowboy boots, prom dresses and designer dresses.
YMCA of Northern Michigan 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament is in need of referees and scorekeepers for the tournament to be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Petoskey High School gym. There will be two shifts, one at 8:30 a.m. and the other at 12:30 p.m. Call Shelly at the YMCA office, (231) 348-8393, to volunteer.
Wednesday, March 20
BNI-Business Before Breakfast, meets 7-8:30 a.m. every Wednesday at the Petoskey United Methodist Church. Visitors welcome.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey (behind Lowes). All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Thursday, March 21
The Lake Street Ensemble meets 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Thursday in the fellowship room of the First Presbyterian Church of Petoskey. String, flute and recorder players of all levels of experience, are invited. Call conductor Bing Farrar at (231) 526-6017 for more information.
Petoskey Zonta Club meets noon Thursday at Staffords 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.
Writers group meets 6 p.m. Thursday at the Charlevoix Public Library.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m. Thursday at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Boyne City Kiwanis meets at 7 a.m. Thursday at Roberts Restaurant in Boyne City.
Boyne City High School class of 1947 meets for lunch 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at Red Mesa in Boyne City.