A son, Chaice Emery-Stuart McNitt, was born to Jessica and Jason McNitt of Boyne Falls at 6:25 a.m. Sept. 4, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Chaice weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces at birth. His sibling is Gabriella, age 4. Grandparents are Jack and Laura Bush of Boyne City, Charlene and Carl Russ of Boyne City, Marcia and Terry Anderson of Gaylord, the late Stuart McNitt, and Lester and Collett Stark of Boyne Falls. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Crandell of Boyne City, and John and Janet Harris of Boyne City.
A son, Liam Joseph Gregware, was born to Amanda M. Cronk and Brandon Gregware of Boyne City Sept. 12, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Liam weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces at birth. His siblings are Caitlynn Gregware and Leeland Gregware. Grandparents are Kay Gregware of Boyne City, Vern Gregware of Boyne City, Steven Cronk of Ellsworth and the late Anna Cronk.
A son, Jedidiah Jameson Fitzpatrick, was born to Chelsey Swadling and John Fitzpatrick of Pellston and Boyne City Sept. 12, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Jedidiah weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Ray Swadling, Donna Schwandt, Randy Fitzpatrick and Jenny Fitzpatrick, all of Michigan.
A daughter, Grace Meredith Newington, was born to Benjamin and Amy Newington of East Jordan Sept. 12, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Grace weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces at birth. Her sibling is Noah Newington. Grandparents are James and Tulie Meredith of East Jordan, and Edwin and Marlene Newington of Benton Harbor. Great-grandparents are Vale and Vera Gee of East Jordan, Gloria Meredith of East Jordan, Acenith Wilder of Lawton, and Duane and Vera Newington of Watterboro, S.C.
Twin boys, Lachlan Reid Fisher and Bentley Grant Fisher, were born to Scott and Bethany Fisher of Petoskey Sept. 14, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Lachlan weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces, and Bentley weighed 4 pounds, 10 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Debbie and Ron Scheppman of Traverse City, Ray Fisher of East Jordan, and Ken and Angie Wilson of Petoskey.
A daughter, Olivia Grace Mayer, was born to Andrew and Melissa Mayer of Petoskey Sept. 14, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Olivia weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are George and Christine Mayer of Oden, Steve Hall of Petoskey, and Sabrina Hall of Petoskey.
Thursday, Sept. 20
Boyne City class of 1947 meets for lunch 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Thick and Juicy in Boyne City.
The Rotary Club of Charlevoix meets 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Flap Jack Family Restaurant, 102 W. Carpenter, Charlevoix. For more information, call (231) 547-0360.
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.
BNI Petoskey No. 1 chapter business meeting 7-8:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Petoskey United Methodist Church, 1804 E. Mitchell, Petoskey.
Friday, Sept. 21
Up North Network of BNI meets every Friday at the Charlevoix Public Library. Meetings are from 7-8:30 a.m. and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, call Bill Ulvund, (231) 881-6700.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Fridays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. Players with 0-99 points welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Free computer class 10 a.m. every Friday at Boyne District Library in Boyne City. For information call (231) 582-7861 or Ron Grunch, (231) 582-6974.