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Shanell Kellar and Bryan Srebnik to wed

Shanell Kellar and Bryan Srebnik are pleased to announce their engagement. Shanell is the daughter of Tammy Loxton LaVere and Dave and Jeanette Leathorn. Bryan is the son of Butch and Joni Srebnik. The ceremony will take place in September 2020.

Parks and Goff engaged to marry

Lacey Parks and Zachary Goff are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Linda and the late Lloyd Parks of Lachine. The groom-to-be is the son of Ray and Bonnie Goff and the grandson of Jean Dowling of Lachine. They met through a love for music and Christ, ...

Sobeck and Gerszewski to wed

Steffani Theresa Sobeck and Gabriel Ross Gerszewski are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Harvey and Joyce Sobeck of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Tom and Dianne Gerszewski of Presque Isle. Steffani is employed by ServiceMaster and Gabriel is ...

Amber Uuro and Ken LaMarre to wed

Amber Uuro and Ken LaMarre are pleased to announce their engagement. Amber is the daughter of Al and Denise Uuro of Ishpeming. She is a 2009 graduate of Ishpeming High School and 2013 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a degree in finance. She is employed with the City of Marquette ...

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Adams and Taylor united in marriage

Hayley Adams and Adam Taylor exchanged their marriage vows on August 18, 2018. The double ring ceremony was held at a close family friends’ beautiful lakefront property on Grand Lake in Presque Isle. Brother of the groom, Glen Brixey, officiated. Parents of the bride are Rae-Margaret and ...

Stevens­—Francisco united in marriage

Kelli Lynn Stevens and Chad Burton Francisco exchanged their marriage vows on Feb. 19, 2019, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alpena. Pastor James Erickson officiated the ceremony. In attendance were the bride and groom’s parents, grandparents, witnesses and sons, Colton and Chase Francisco. ...

Hincka and Szubelak exchange vows

Korynn Lindzey Hincka and Hudson Peter Szubelak exchanged their marriage vows July 21, 2018, at Huron Shores Fellowship Church in Alpena. Pastor Brad Matuzak officiated over the double ring ceremony. Parents of the bride are Eric and Tammy Hincka of Posen. Parents of the groom are Peter and ...

Emily Frankman and Nicholas Brousseau wed

Michigan State University Horticulture Gardens was the setting for the wedding of Emily Lynn Frankman and Nicholas Allen Brousseau on Sept. 22, 2018. Emily is the daughter of Elizabeth Falk and John and Kelli Frankman. Nicholas is the son of Thomas and Patricia Brousseau. Attending the ...

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Hartmans celebrate 60th anniversary

Gary and Mary Hartman celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last month on August 16 at the Oakland Hunt Club located on the Alpena/Alcona County line. Approximately 60 close friends and relatives were in attendance, and the attendees were treated with drinks and appetizers, a buffet-style ...

Lucks celebrate 50th anniversary

Celebrating 50 years of marriage, Lee and Carol (Anderson) Luck of Mikado recently traveled via Amtrak to Seattle, Sacramento and Chicago. They were married on August 17, 1969, at First Baptist Church in Lincoln by the Rev. Ellis Tolly. After graduating from Western Michigan University in ...

Graichens celebrate 70th anniversary

Marjorie and Clyde Graichen Jr., of Alpena, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this month. Marjorie Weinkauf and Clyde Graichen Jr. were united in marriage on Aug. 27, 1949, in Alpena. They gathered on Aug. 17 at the home of granddaughter Jennifer and Scott Stevens, celebrating the ...

Clines celebrate 65th

Anne and Don Cline celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on July 31. The couple married on July 31, 1954.

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Laffoons’ Ultimate Date Night Oct. 26

Couples are invited to an evening of comedy and Christian fellowship with Jay and Laura Laffoon at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Living Hope Church in Alpena. This event will be a hilarious glimpse into married life, unpacked live as only Jay and Laura can do. It’s full of laughter, ...

This goofy foursome scrambles to bag a buck in ‘Deer Camp’

Crack a cold one and head on out to camp tonight for Alpena Civic Theatre’s hilarious “Deer Camp — The Musical,” opening at 7:30 p.m. and running through Sunday, and again next weekend. The story centers around four buddies who head to camp for their annual hunting trip. Director ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

Music at the Mill Friday Music at the Mill is Friday at Brush Creek Mill in Hillman, with musician sign-up at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. Boys and Girls Club activity night Friday The Boys and Girls Club of Alpena presents activity night from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at 601 River St. ...

Did you hear? Privacy is valuable

When my parents moved to Alpena in the sixties they purchased one of the few houses on their road. It was a new subdivision just outside the city limits. I remember it as a nice quiet street with a handful of families. One of the very first things my dad did was erect an 8-foot wooden fence ...