Community Notes Thursday, Nov. 8
Birth announcements (November 8, 2012)
A daughter, Cassandra Kay Lynn Kroush Barnes, was born to Marlena Kroush and Chris Barnes of Boyne City Oct. 29, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Cassandra weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Walter Kroush of Boyne City and the late Delores Kroush, Solon Barnes III of Charlevoix and Neila Barnes of Charlevoix. Great-grandmothers are Linda Barnes of East Jordan, and Marlene Groh of Boyne City.
Thursday, Nov. 8
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. 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, Nov. 9
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.
Petoskey Friendship Center activities Friday, Nov. 9: water fitness 8 a.m. at Holiday In Express; exercise 9:15 a.m.; senior sharing 10 a.m.; chorus 11 a.m.; soup and salad 11:30 a.m.; lunch at noon: vegetable lasagna; bingo 1 p.m.
Boyne Area Senior Center activities Friday, Nov. 9: Backwoods Maestros 11 a.m.-noon; bake raffle; lunch at noon: Polish sausage.
Charlevoix Senior Center activities Friday, Nov. 9: craft class 9:30 a.m.; lunch at noon: Polish sausage.
East Jordan Senior Center activities Friday, Nov. 9: Tag-a-longs 11 a.m.; bingo/gift raffle; lunch at noon: Polish sausage.
Huber Senior Center activities Friday, Nov. 9: lunch at noon: vegetable lasagna. The Huber Center is located on East Brutus Road in Brutus. Hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays. Phone (231) 529-8803.
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 in Mackinaw City.
Hearing tests will be offered for free for persons age 55 and older at the Petoskey Friendship Center beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. An audiologist from Petoskey Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists will be conducting the tests. If you have been experiencing hearing loss, make an appointment to get your hearing checked. There is no charge for this service. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Friendship Center at (231) 347-3211 or call toll free at (888) 347-0369.