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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 ...

Jessica Pearson and Robert Brown to wed

Jessica Pearson of Mount Pleasant and Robert Brown of Bay Port are pleased to announce their engagement. Jessica is the daughter of Parry and Nancy Pearson of West Branch, formerly of Alpena, and the granddaughter of Eldon and Carol Grabow and Beverly Pearson, all of Alpena. She graduated ...

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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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Clines celebrate 65th

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

Webers celebrate 60th anniversary

Celebrating 60 years of marriage are Marvin and Judy Weber of Spruce, and Panama City Beach, Fla. They were married in Fenton on Aug. 15, 1959. They have two children and two grandchildren. They will be celebrating at their daughter’s home in West Bloomfield with family and friends.

Grulkes celebrate 65th anniversary

Ken and Joan Grulke of 1161 Lake Winyah Road, Alpena, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Ken Grulke and the former Joan Gibbons were married July 10, 1954, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Alpena. Their children are Gerald Grulke of Muskegon, Michael and Julie Grulke of ...

Deans celebrating 65th wedding anniversary

Wellington and Barbara Dean of Alpena will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, June 26. They were united in marriage in Detroit, Mich., by Barbara’s Uncle Davis Magee, a Methodist minister who had also wed Barbara’s parents, John and Crete Bruder. Receptions to ...

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Git yer banjos a blazin’ at the Sunrise Side Music Festival

LINCOLN — World-class entertainment is just down a country road and into the woods, where you will find four talented bluegrass performers with all kinds of tricks up their sleeves. The first annual Sunrise Side Music Festival is coming to Lost Lake Woods Club on Saturday, and for $20 per ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

Artist reception Saturday June Perry, first-place winner of the 2018 Juried Art Show at Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan, will be welcomed at a free public reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum. Her work will be on display in a solo exhibit Saturday through Oct. 31. For ...

New look at Blue Herons

News Photo by Darby Hinkley New landscaping has been completed around the base of the public sculpture at Duck Park, “Departure of the Great Blue Herons.” The design and landscaping was donated by Doug Pratt of Prattscape L.L.C. He said Thunder Bay Arts asked him to do the landscaping, ...

Jeff Gray addresses Rotarians

Courtesy Photo Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Superintendent Jeff Gray spoke recently to Alpena Rotarians regarding plans and goals for the sanctuary. Gray updated Rotarians on the santuary’s mission, and viision, as well as gave them details on the proposed Great Lakes Waterfront ...