11:48 AM EDT, May 2, 2013
A daughter, Hadley May Meadows, was born to Stephanie and Jeremiah Meadows of Boyne City on Friday, April 26, 2013, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Hadley weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. Her siblings are Paris Meadows and Riley Thiel. Grandparents are Tracy Dwyer of Mount Clemens, Dave and JerryLyn Roberts of Port Huron, Tammy Meadows and Tom Cooper of Ellsworth, and Bonnie and Ken Meadows of Boyne Falls. Great-grandparents are Karen Dwyer of Mount Clemens, and Don and Ellen Laurie of Walloon Lake.
A daughter, Guinevere Azalea Joyner, was born to Jamie Marsh and Steven Joyner Jr. of Boyne City on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Guinevere weighed 8 pounds, at birth. Her sibling is Audrey Lantana Joyner. Grandparents are Dawn Bogner of Boyne City, Matt Nichols of Boyne City, Tina Arnold of Rockingham, N.C., and Steve Joyner of Ithaca.
A daughter, Zuri Elizabeth Eggers, was born to David and Patricia Eggers of Levering at 11:32 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Zuri weighed 7 pounds, 3.9 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Her sibling is Kiley Eggers. Grandparents are Jeff and Annie Eggers of Pellston, Tina Orman of Alanson, Sue Greenier of Levering, and Paul Vanallen of Indian River.
A son, Boone Berdell Caverly, was born to Isaac and Mandy Caverly of East Jordan at 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Boone weighed 7 pounds, .07 ounce and was 19 inches long at birth. His sibling is Booker Barten Caverly. Grandparents are Terry and Penny Belford of Boyne City, Linda Caverly of Boyne City, and Jack and Patricia Caverly of Boyne City.
Friday, May 3
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.
Computer classes are free of charge at10 a.m. every Friday at the Boyne District Library in Boyne City. Classes are tailored to your skill level, beginner to advanced. Help is available for I Pads and Windows 8. For information, call the library at (231) 582-7861.
Sunday, May 5
American Legion auxiliary 228 of Boyne City will meet at 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month at the American Legion hall in Boyne City. For information, contact Peggy Crozier at (231) 582-9015.
Monday, May 6
Boyne City Rotary Club meets 7 a.m. Monday at Roberts Restaurant in Boyne City.
Lions Club meets noon Monday at Staffords Weathervane, Charlevoix.
Harbor Springs Bridge Club meets at 10 a.m. on Monday at 7196 Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs. Singles call if you need a partner. (231) 526-5988.
Petoskey Friendship Center activities Monday, May 6: water fitness 8:15 a.m. at Holiday Inn Express; foot care 8:30 a.m.; writing workshop 9 a.m.; exercise 9:15 a.m.; bridge 9:30 a.m.; soup and salad 11:30 a.m.; lunch at noon: riblets, augratin potatoes, vegetables, applesauce; painting 1 p.m.; bowling 1 p.m. at Northern Lights Recreation; computer class 4:15 p.m.
Boyne Area Senior Center activities Monday, May 6: lunch: shepherds pie; bingo.
Charlevoix Senior Center activities Monday, May 6: lunch: shepherds pie; pinochle 1 p.m.; wood carving 1 p.m.; Bible study 7 p.m.
East Jordan Senior Center activities Monday, May 6: walking 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; lunch: shepherds pie.
Harbor Springs Friendship Center activities Monday, May 6: lunch at noon: riblets, augratin potatoes, vegetables, applesauce.
Pellston Friendship Center activities lunch at noon: riblets, augratin potatoes, vegetables, applesauce.
The Wawatam Area Senior Center hours for congregate meals are 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 1 p.m. Sunday. The center is open every day at noon for recreation, Wii, card games and use of computers (Internet service). The center is located on Cedar Street in Mackinaw City.
2-1-1 Your 24-hour link to non-emergency health and human service information. 2-1-1 can connect you to local services such as food, housing and utility assistance, senior services, free tax prep, and more. Cell or pay phone users: dial (877) 211-LAKE. Visit: www.call-211.org.
Free items for babies (diapers, wipes, clothing, etc.) are available to Charlevoix County residents in need 10 a.m.-noon the second Saturday of each month at Christ Lutheran Church, 1250 Boyne Ave., Boyne City (across from football field). Call (231) 582-9301 for more information.
Veterans Affairs of Emmet County is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday for assistance to all Emmet County veterans.Located at 3434 M-119, Suite D, Petoskey. Phone (231) 348-1780.
The Christian Science Reading Room is a study room, library and bookstore. The public is welcome. It is open from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at 420 Waukazoo Ave. in Petoskey. Phone (231) 348-7648.
Cross of Christ Lutheran and Emmanuel Episcopal churches provide a free lunch from noon-1 p.m. every Thursday for those in need at the First Presbyterian Church in Petoskey. All are welcome.
Having surgery can be frightening for a child. McLaren Northern Michigan hospital is easing those fears by offering tours of the ambulatory surgery area for children facing surgery and their family members. Tours are conducted from 4-4:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Enter the main lobby of the hospital and ask for directions to the surgical waiting room. Families interested in touring the facility are asked to call (231) 487-4103 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to schedule an appointment.
Playgroups, offered free through the Womens Resource Center of Northern Michigan, are for children 0-60 months and preschool-aged siblings. The fall schedule is: 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays at Jordan Valley District Library community room, East Jordan; 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays at United Methodist Church, Alanson; 9:30-11 a.m. Thursdays at Christ Lutheran Church, Boyne City; 9:30-11 a.m. Fridays at United Methodist Church, Petoskey. Call (231)347-0067 or visit wrcnm.org for more information.
Community kitchen 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Monday at First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St., Petoskey, in the fellowship hall of the church. Anyone in need of a meal is welcome.
The Harbor Springs Community Food Pantry, located in the lower level of the Holy Childhood Community Center building (entrance on Third Street), is open from 9:30 a.m.-noon every non-holiday Monday. Food is available for anyone in need in the Harbor Springs area. Those wishing to donate items may bring them to the pantry on Monday morning or leave them in baskets inside the entrances of the church from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Phone (231) 526-2017 ext. 43.
First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St., Petoskey, food pantry is open 9 a.m.-noon every Wednesday.
Zion Lutheran Church Dial A Prayer is available by calling (231) 347-0222.
Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan provides complete GYN exams, breast exams and Pap tests for women of all ages; pregnancy tests; counseling and provision of birth control supplies, including emergency contraception, testing and treatment for vaginal, urinary and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV testing. Services are confidential, affordable, and provided by women clinicians. Medicaid/Plan First! and Mastercard/Visa accepted. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; some evenings. Planned Parenthood, 1003 Spring St., Petoskey. Phone (231) 347-9692.
Dental Clinics North, a partnership of local health departments, provides dental care for children and adults with Medicaid, Healthy Kids, HK Delta Dental and MIChild and private pay for non-covered services. Appointments are available in Petoskey, East Jordan and Cheboygan. Call (231) 547-0295 or toll-free (877) 321-7070 to schedule an appointment.
Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour information call (231) 348-5005.
Al-Anon /Alateen information is available by calling (231) 675-7044.
Alzheimers Disease /Dementia support meets 2-3:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Petoskey Friendship Center library. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369.
Caregiver Support meets 1:30-3 p.m. the fourth Thursday at Petoskey Friendship Center library. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369.
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets at Third Day Fellowship & Outreach,1204 Bridge St. , Charlevoix every Tuesday. Dinner provided at 6:30 p.m.; meeting led by Mike Davis, begins at 7 p.m. Call (231) 547-8040 for more information.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program which meets at the Walloon Lake Community Church 7-9 p.m. every Thursday. For information, call Kathy, (231) 348-5527 or Terry, (231) 582-7590.
Anyone interested in forming a chemical sensitivity support/resource group can call (231) 529-6772.
Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved parents, meets the third Monday at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey. Call Susan at (231) 582-7897 or JoAnn at (231) 347-8487.
Continued Connection class meets 5:30 p.m. Thursdays in Charlevoix. Continued Connection is an after jail program that can help you keep your freedom forever. For more information, call (231) 675-4744; (231) 675-9073.
Type 1 Diabetes parent support group meets 6:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Petoskey La Senorita on M-119 and U.S.31. Call Marcia Vandermus for more information at (231) 526-9705.
Emotional and mental health self-help group. Call (231) 582-2699.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren meet 6-7:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month, January through November, at Petoskey Friendship Center library. Child care available by appointment. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369.
GriefShare, support group meets 5-7 p.m. every Sunday at Lighthouse Missionary Church, 7824 Rogers Road, East Jordan. Each of 13 weekly sessions is geared toward helping those grieving the loss of a loved one to move from mourning toward joy. Each session includes a video segment, workbook pages, and small group discussion.
Low Vision support meets noon-1:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday at Petoskey Friendship Center multi-purpose room. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369.
Mens Voices For adult men who have experienced sexual abuse in their lives. This weekly, ongoing support group provides fellowship and support with issues common to men who have faced sexual abuse in their childhood or adult lives. To register, contact the Womens Resource Center of Northern Michigan at (231) 347-0067.
Narcotics Anonymous information, call (231) 348-1866.
Nicotine Anonymous information, call (231) 347-3428.
Obsessive Compulsion Disorder peer support group meets 7-9 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at McLaren Northern Michigan Community Health Education Center, 360 Connable Ave., Petoskey. Contact Kevin Putman, (231) 838-9501.
Overeaters Anonymous information, call (231) 547-2104.
Petoskey Area Christian Jobs Corps support group for the unemployed, meets 11 a.m. every Thursday at Agape Baptist Church, 3003 E. Mitchell, Petoskey. Phone (231) 347-6890.
Pregnancy and infant loss support group information, call (231) 487-4825.
Schizophrenics Anonymous peer support group meets 2-3 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Community Health Education Center, 360 Connable Ave., Petoskey. For information, call (231) 439-1283.
Self-help group information is found on www.petoskeynews.com.
Teen Girl Survivor Group is a weekly support group for teenage girls that provides an opportunity for teen girls to receive information and support with addressing how sexual abuse has affected their lives. To register, contact the Womens Resource Center of Northern Michigan at (231) 347-0067.
Tobacco Quitline offers free assistance for quitting cigarettes or chew. Motivation, coaching, referrals, information, and for those eligible, free nicotine replacement therapy. Call 800-QUIT-NOW (800) 784-8669) to speak to a trained cessation coach.
12 Steps for Christians support group meets 7 p.m. every Monday at Genesis Church office, 510 Howard St., Petoskey. All are welcome. Call (231) 526-9938.
Womens Sexual Assault Recovery Group is a weekly support group for adult women who are survivors of childhood or adult sexual abuse. An ongoing group that provides an opportunity to share common experiences; receive support; and address issues impacted by sexual trauma such as relationship and intimacy challenges, mental health concerns and self esteem and life satisfaction. To register, contact the Womens Resource Center of Northern Michigan at (231) 347-0067.