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Damery – Garbarino

Erin Frances Damery of Kansas City, Mo., and Alexander John Garbarino of Berkley, Mich., announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of George Damery of Ann Arbor and Mary Damery of Ossineke. Erin is a 2006 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of ...

Kruger – Brecker

Staci Lynn Kruger and Michael Andrew Brecker announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Todd and Cindy Kruger of Lachine. Staci graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences in 2016 and is currently completing her Master’s ...

Klimczak – Trandell

Cally Klimczak and Ron Trandell of Waterford announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ed Klimczak of Alpena and Lori Burbine of Curran. The future groom is the son of Ron and Carole Trandell of Lapeer. Cally is a 2007 graduate of LaSalle High School and a 2011 graduate ...

Stevens – Straley

April Stevens and Ben Straley announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is daughter of Glen and Darlene Stevens of Spruce. The future groom is the son of Jim Straley and Ann Robbins. April is a 2010 graduate of Alpena High School and a graduate of cosmetology. She is currently ...

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Homant – Bouwhuis

Katie Homant and Anthony Bouwhuis exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 5, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City. Father James Bearss officiated the double-ring ceremony. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Traverse City Country Club. The bride ...

Fowler Peters

Danielle Fowler and Matthew Peters exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 4, 2017 on the shores of Lake Michigan in Ludington State Park. The bride is the daughter of Bob and Diane Harmon of Brooklyn, Mich., and the groom is the son of Tom and Anne Peters of Alpena. Attending the couple were ...

Jacques Chaplin

Catherine Jacques and Paul Chaplin exchanged wedding vows on Sept. 2, 2017 at the National Shrine of the Little Flower Catholic Basilica in Royal Oak. Father Joseph Lang officiated the double-ring ceremony. Catherine is the daughter of Patrick and Raleigh Jacques of Alpena. Paul is the son ...

Diem Josey

Ashley Diem and Evan Josey exchanged their wedding vows on July 7 (7-7-2017) in a private ceremony at the home of the bride’s grandmother in Posen. Charles Madison officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jim (Brenda) Diem and Barb (Tim) Witucki. The groom is the son of ...

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Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Michael and Helen (Parteka) Roznowski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at St. Casmir Church in Posen. They were married Nov. 4, 1967 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena by Father Robert Davey. Their three sons organized an anniversary party for them at their Long Lake home in July. ...

Kendziorski Anniversary

Art and Donna Kendziorski of Alpena recently celebrated their 50th anniversary at the wedding of their daughter, Amanda Kendziorski to Cory Arnold. Art and the former Donna Rigg were married on July 8, 1967 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena. Amanda and Cory were married 50 years later on ...

70th anniversary celebrated

Alfred and Anna Mae Boboltz celebrated their eagerly awaited 70th wedding anniversary on May 31, 2017. For nearly a year, Anna Mae bragged about this upcoming anniversary. The couple exchanged their vows at Leer Lutheran Church on May 31, 1947. They were treated to lunch, flowers and well ...

Sabourins celebrate 50th anniversary

Paul and Mary Pat Sabourin of 325 S. Second, Alpena, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. Mr. Sabourin and the former Mary Pat Dumsch were married June 3, 1967 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena. They are the parents of three children: Kevin (Kelly) Sabourin of St. ...

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CFNEM hosting Giving Tuesday event to support local nonprofits

Last year, a total of $177 million across the globe was raised on Giving Tuesday from individuals and businesses united for one purpose—to celebrate giving. The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan urges those thankful to local nonprofits striving to meet the needs of communities in ...

Optimists learn about Great Lakes shipping from historian

Pat Labadie, an historian with the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, presented a program on the history of Great Lakes Shipping to the Optimist Club of Alpena at a recent morning breakfast meeting at JJ’s Steak and Pizza House. Optimist member Amy Dodge introduced Labadie, saying that ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

Ladies Eagles Auxiliary to help with meal Alpena Ladies Eagles Auxiliary #1241 held a regular meeting Nov. 14 with President Diane Struzik presiding. Guest speaker at the meeting was Stan Wahoo, who announced there will be a free Thanksgiving dinner at the aerie for the public who have no ...

PI District Library in full swing operating the Rogers City Theater

ROGERS CITY – The Rogers City Theater is fully operating under the ownership and management of the Presque Isle District Library. Recently hired Theater Manager Nicholas Payne is responsible for the operations and management as well as the library’s liaison with the Community Theater. Karl ...