A daughter, Annalise Dianne Bryant, was born to Tia Shotmiller and Wayne Bryant of Charlevoix April 9, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Annalise weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces at birth. Her sibling is Caramia Casaro. Grandparents are Rachele Durkee of Charlevoix and Theresa Shotmiller of Charlevoix.
A daughter, Isabella Mary, was born to Lois Cook and Joshua Shenoskey of Alanson at 8:11 a.m. April 11, 2012, at McLaren — Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Isabella weighed 7 pounds, 14.1 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Her siblings are Dillard Shenoskey, 6, and Elizabeth Shenoskey, 1. Grandparents are James Bacon of Petoskey, Sarah and Mike Holmes of Pellston, and the late Jeffery Mallory of Levering.
A son, Miles Asher Corcoran, was born to Shawn and Karin Corcoran of Petoskey at 9:52 p.m. April 12, 2012, at McLaren — Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Miles weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long at birth. His sibling is Jonah Corcoran. Grandparents are Don and Jane Rylander of Charlevoix, and Irving and Lise Corcoran of Quebec, Canada.
Petoskey Friendship Center activities Wednesday, April 18: water fitness at Holiday Inn Express; exercise 9 a.m.; pinochle 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; blood pressure 11-11:45 a.m.; lunch at noon: meatloaf, baked potato, peas and carrots, diced peaches, bread; low vision support group at noon; bowling 1 p.m. at Northern Lights Recreation; senior writing 1:30 p.m.
Boyne Area Senior Center activities Wednesday, April 18: lunch at noon: Polish sausage, sauerkraut, potatoes; brown bag bingo.
Charlevoix Senior Center activities Wednesday, April 18: scones and coffee 9-11 a.m.; lunch: Polish sausage, sauerkraut, potatoes.
East Jordan Senior Center activities Wednesday, April 18: lunch at noon: Polish sausage, sauerkraut, potatoes; movie and popcorn 1 p.m.
Harbor Springs Friendship Center activities Wednesday, April 18: coffee 10 a.m.; lunch at noon: meatloaf, baked potato, peas and carrots, diced peaches, bread; birthday party, Wii bowling.
Huber Senior Center activities Wednesday, April 18: painting 10 a.m.; shuffleboard 10 a.m.; blood pressure 11 a.m.-noon; lunch at noon: meatloaf, baked potato, peas and carrots, diced peaches, bread; ice cream 12:30 p.m. The Huber Center is located in Brutus. Hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays. Phone (231) 529-8803.
The Wawatam Area Senior Center wint 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. The center is located in Mackinaw City.
Tuesday, April 17
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets noon Tuesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. Players with 0-99 points welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Petoskey Kiwanis Club meets at noon each Tuesday at Stafford's Perry Hotel.
Rotary Club of Petoskey-Sunrise meets at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday in the parish hall at the Petoskey
United Methodist Church.
Kiwanis Club of Charlevoix meets at noon each Tuesday at Stafford's Weathervane restaurant.
Wednesday, April 18
Little Traverse Bay Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday at J.W. Filmore's in Petoskey.
Petoskey Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesday at Stafford's Bay View Inn.
Healthy Living support group meets noon-1 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Tim Bondy Physical Therapy, Center for Rehabilitative Services, 1171 W. Conway Road, Harbor Springs. For information call (231) 487-6163.
Boyne Valley Lions Club meets at noon every Wednesday at District Library (downstairs) in Boyne City. Call Sherry Gillett at (231) 347-5559 or (231) 582-6421, to make reservations.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets noon Wednesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Great Lakes ORV Association meets 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Northern Lights Recreation, Harbor Springs. Call John at (231) 526-6624 with questions.
Veterans Affairs of Emmet County is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday for assistance to all Emmet County veterans.Located at 3434 M-119, Suite D, Petoskey. Phone (231) 348-1780.
Jordan Valley District Library in East Jordan has a play group 9:30-11 a.m. every Wednesday, with games and projects for ages birth through 4.
All eligible veterans are invited to join the Emmet County V.F.W. Post 2051. First year membership free. Benefits. Call Roger Mays at (231) 347-9589.
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.
Pregnancy Care Center of Petoskey offers free pregnancy tests and confidential counseling for women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. Maternity clothing, baby items and other practical needs as well as understanding and clear information about pregnancy and options, referrals for medical care, housing and legal aid are available through the center. Office hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and noon-6 p.m. on Wednesday, at 226 Mitchell Park Drive, Unit 9, Petoskey. Phone (231) 348-3388.
The Women's Resource Center can provide help and safety for you and your children. You are not alone. Call the 24 hour hot-line: (231) 347-0082 and be safe.
Free mammograms and Pap tests available for eligible women age 40 to 64 at health department offices in Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego counties. Call Health Department of Northwest Michigan at (800) 432-4121 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
Line dance class. There is an ongoing line dance class at the Petoskey Friendship Center 7 p.m. every Wednesday for dancers of all ages. The first hour concentrates on beginner dances, and the second hour adds intermediate dances. For more information call Jan and Jon Vance (Just For Kicks Line Dance Club) at (231) 238-6806 or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.