A son, Korbin Lee Winstone, was born to Rachel Moblo and Kyle Winstone of Charleoix at 12:01 a.m. June 4, 2011, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital. Korbin weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. His sibling is Paris Star Meadows. Grandparents are Jeanne and Terry Moblo of East Jordan, and Rita and Ed Oliver of Charlevoix.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9
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 10 a.m. Thursday at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Northern Michigan Sewing Guild meets 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, for potluck at the United Methodist Church in Petoskey. Bring finished tote bags and blankets. For more information, contact Bonnie Willinson, president, at (231) 548-5780.
Senator Howard Walker, Representative Frank Foster, and Sharon Wise, Michigan Republican co-chairperson will speak to local citizens 6 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the annual Top of the Nob party in celebration of Lincoln's Day. Dinner is $35 per person; $60 per couple. All are invited. Call (2310 347-7777 for reservations.
FRIDAY, JUNE 10
Up North Network of Business Network International consists of businesses located in Charlevoix and Emmet counties. The Up North Network chapter of BNI meets 7-8:30 a.m. every Friday at the Charlevoix Library. Visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, call Kim Hejka, (231) 675-8556.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 10 a.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 1 p.m. every Friday at Boyne District Library in Boyne City. For information call (231) 582 -7861 or Ron Grunch, (231) 582-6974.
Veterans Affairs of Emmet County is open 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday for assistance to all Emmet County veterans.¿Located in the county building in Petoskey, first floor, G92. Phone (231) 348-1780.
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.
Free and anonymous HIV counseling and testing Orasure/oral test, no needles. For information, call (800) 432-4121.
Great Start Network is designed to help families walk their child toward school readiness. All families who register will receive invitations to community playgroups, family discovery days at local schools, newsletters, annual birthday packets and information on services and program. The multi-agency collaboration includes the Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District, Health Department of Northwest Michigan, Northwest Michigan Human Services Agency, the InterTribal Council of Michigan Inc. and many other community partners. Families with children from birth to school age are eligible. Call (231) 547-6217 or (877) 866-3714 to register or contact the family school liaison at your local community school.
Having surgery can be frightening for a child. Northern Michigan Regional 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.
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.