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When stepping inside the voting booth this November, community members will be asked to step up and help pay to keep the Harbor Springs pool open. Following a year of discussion, committee meetings, and opinion gathering, the Harbor Springs Board of Education has decided to put a six-year, 0.13 mill request on the ballot. The money garnered each year-an estimated $120,000-$130,000-will be put directly into a fund used only for the pool. “It will be used mostly for operations and staffing,” said superintendent Mark Tompkins. “We are hoping to expand our programming, and the goal is to have the pool reopened for the year before the election. That shouldn’t be a problem at all.” According to the district’s pool proposal document (which is available for viewing on the Harbor Springs Public Schools’ website,, “in a typical year, the pool costs the district approximately $130,000 after revenues. This does not count the expense of -CONTINUED on page 10.

Lawsuit filed against school district By KATE BASSETT Harbor Light Newspaper

Former Harbor Springs elementary school principal Karey Scholten has filed a lawsuit against the school district, alleging a hostile work environment and wrongful removal from her position. Scholten was the principal of Blackbird and Shay Elementary Schools from 2005 until she was placed on medical leave during the last months of the 2010-2011 school year. Her contract with the school district did not expire until June 2012. She spent one school year in a central office position, focusing on curriculum for the Harbor Springs School District. As reported in the September 7, 2011 issue of the Harbor Light Newspaper, following a special Board of -CONTINUED on page 10.

Teachers get iPads By KATE BASSETT Harbor Light Newspaper


Gow Litzenburger, owner of Litzenburger Landscape, drove down Main Street Thursday, August 9 after the Harbor Springs Car Festival in his recently renovated New York City taxi cab. The cab, a 1987 Chevy Caprice, is completely authentic even down to the functioning meter and retired medallion from the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. The cab was restored by Litzenberger’s staff mechanics and restoration team. Litzenburger decided to purchase and restore the taxi after having two of his restored business trucks used in movies. Litzenburger says that even if the cab is not used in a movie, he is excited to have such an interesting commercial vehicle and he said it is something he has always wanted. More photos from the Show inside this week. (Photo by Mark Flemming)

County Fair coming to town ‘greener’ By DANIELLE MCINTOSH Harbor Light Newspaper

The Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair has worked to make upgrades to the annual event that are mindful of not only local families, but also the environment. The fair will run August 21-26, featuring the Skerbeck Carnival, Grand Stand Events, 4-H Horse and Livestock Shows, the return of Hometown Idol and more. Fair Manager, Agnes Shaw, said that on top of trying to offer affordable “quality time” to families, the fair is also making an effort to preserve and honor natural resources. With a Green Fair Project Grant, as part of a Michigan soybean promotion, the fair will be awarded up to $5,000 matching dollars for soybean projects used to run the event. “It was not hard to come up with $9,000 worth of soybean products that we could use,” added Shaw.

Shaw explained the ink used to print fairbooks, and the paint used for all wood at the fair, are made of soy. Tractors and all diesel vehicles will be filled with biodiesel fuel this year. “The grant has really helped with

fair expenses as well,“ Shaw said. She noted the fair is a non-profit organization and benefits from admission costs and grants such as this one. Making upgrades this year will also benefit the horses. The 100-year old horse stalls in -CONTINUED on page 10.

The Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair will run Aug. 21-26 in Petoskey. (File photo)

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Students in Harbor Springs will see evidence of the district’s new technology bond when they return to the classroom on September 5, as work began this summer on the schools’ five-year tech plan. “We spent the summer getting classrooms and wireless access up to speed,” said superintendent Mark Tompkins. He noted all elementary rooms now have new audio and video equipment. Teachers will also have new work stations. “All of our teachers, K-12, received iPads (tablet computers) this summer,” Tompkins added. “They have had time to play around and get to know these devices, and now they will undergo a two-day training to learn how to use instructional apps as teaching tools. There are so many possibilities, it is great.” Tompkins also said students will not be receiving their own iPads this year, even though many districts with dollars designated for technology give them to both instructors and learners at the same time. “Right now, we’re focusing on the adults. We want our teachers to really know how to use these devices, and to fully understand the advantages and disadvantages of using them as teaching tools in the classroom. We also want to make sure our wireless network can handle all the new usage, make sure our security controls are in place, etc. We want to do this slow and right. We are really excited to see our teachers learn and create new opportunities through technology.” Other projects the district started this summer included “tuck pointing” work on the bricks of the 1915 portion of the high school, as well as work on the pool. Tompkins said there have been problems with the pool’s roof leaking, despite it being replaced just last year, and the district is currently working with the roofing company to rectify the situation. The only major facility update currently underway is the high school locker room renovation project. While Tompkins said construction is going as planned, the locker rooms will likely not be complete until late September/early October.

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Week of August 15-21, 2012

Letters to the Editor Remembering a ‘local hero’ To the Editor: I am sad and I am sorry that most of the world did not have the chance to meet Mrs. Myrtle Johnston (obituary appeared in last week’s Harbor Light Newspaper). Those poor souls never had the opportunity to be cheered by her smile, warmed up by her hug, experience the love of life sparkling from her eyes, learn the meaning of a real work ethic by her example, feel the pure pride she held for her family and her home, be infected with her wonderful humor, or be nourished from her kitchen. I am sorry they did not get the chance to learn from her that one

should never judge strength by the size of the individual. It is too bad that so many never had the opportunity to learn about caring, compassion, trust, and generosity from Mert. She showed us how to be all those things to family, friends, and community without expecting or wanting anything in return. Locally, I am so sorry that so many will have to go without knowing the tastes of her breakfasts, lunches, pies, and her endless cup of coffee. It is very sad to know that future Harbor Springs Fire Fighters will not have a chance to get a hug from Mert at the annual Christmas gathering at the Legion, or share coffee in her restaurant after a fire; no matter the time. It is a crying shame that some day people will forget that she al-


lowed certain Harbor Springs people to carry a key to her restaurant so coffee could be shared at 5 a.m. seven days a week. It has been a while and it is simply too bad that high school yearbook ad people cannot sit down and talk to Mrs. Johnston about an ad in the yearbook. On the other hand I am glad. I am glad I was able to know Mert (Yes, she did tell me that her name was Mert). I am glad I can share my memories of one of my local heroes with others. I am glad that she left a bit of herself in her three daughters and her grandchildren. I am glad that the last time I saw this wonderful humanitarian we shared a hug, had a great, but too short, conversation, and left with a grin and a giggle. Our corner of the world has another void that just will not be filled. Tim Jardine Harbor Springs

American Life in Poetry BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE

A while back, we published a poem about a mockingbird, but just because one poet has written a poem about something, he or she doesn’t hold rights to the subject in perpetuity. Here’s another fine mockingbird poem from Carol V. Davis, who lives in Los Angeles.

Mockingbird II How perfectly he has mastered the car alarm, jangling us from sleep. Later his staccato scatters smaller birds that landed on the wire beside him. Perhaps the key to success is imitation, not originality. Once, when the cat slinked up the orange tree and snatched a hatchling, the mockingbird turned on us, marked us for revenge. For two whole weeks he dive bombed whenever I ventured out the screen door lured by his call: first tricked into thinking the soft coo was a mourning dove courting, next drawn by the war cry of a far larger animal. He swooped from one splintered eave, his mate from the other, aiming to peck out my eyes, to wrestle the baby from my arms, to do God knows what with that newborn. American Life in Poetry is made possible by The Poetry Foundation (www., publisher of Poetry magazine. It is also supported by the Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Poem copyright ©2008 by Carol V. Davis, from her most recent book of poems, Between Storms, Truman State University Press, 2012. Reprinted by permission of Carol V. Davis and the publisher. Poem first appeared in Permafrost, Vol. 30, Summer 2008. Introduction copyright © 2012 by The Poetry Foundation. The introduction’s author, Ted Kooser, served as United States Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 2004-2006. We do not accept unsolicited manuscripts.

In support of outdoor movies To the Editor: I would like to voice my support for Luther Kurtz’s effort and accomplishment in bringing outdoor movies to downtown Harbor Springs. On his own he has done what the ‘place making’ and ‘visionering’ groups are trying to do. Bring elements to Harbor Springs that will keep our young residents here, and attract tourists and others to Harbor. I attended the outdoor movie and found it to be a very enjoyable experience. I didn’t do an actual head count, but must have seen 50 others there, including couples with young children. The venue of Thursday nights on the grass at the marina provides a great environment, and one similar to what other cities are doing to bring life to their towns and to support their residents. Harbor needs to applaud Luther’s efforts and support him in any way possible. I will. Wayne Avis Harbor Springs

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As a lifetime resident and past member of the original DDA, Chairman of the Harbor Commission, Chamber of Commerce past president, and local business man, I have some comments on the redo of the waterfront. 1. Losing parking places there will lose jobs in the business places that depend on them. 2. The Harbor is full, the Harbor Plan that I was part of in 1982 and revisited in 2002 stands and there is no room for expansion. 3. Tennis courts must be replaced if removed from the present location. The Zoll Street City property would absorb 4 new courts and still have lots of green space. 4. A focal point of a carousel, fish pond, fountain etc offers no interest to the local people, or visiting public. Who is the visiting public in Harbor Springs? Not casual motel staying folks, but resorters, cottagers, and property owners who love what we have now and will resist any reduction in the waterfront parking in favor of bringing day tourists who buy only ice cream and go away, and further drive out our full time summer people. They are our industry. They need services the locals supply. The day tripper does nothing for the town. This has been going on for some time. When I was invited to a meeting at the old City Hall, there were about 30 people there, and yet, only four of us lived here long enough to remember what life was like in the 50’s-60’s 70’s and 80’s. Jack Burley Harbor Springs

Thursday, August 9 was a wonderful summer evening in Harbor Springs. We attended a very interesting lecture at the Harbor Springs History Museum on old landmark hotels in this city. It was Street Musique Night with lots of music and entertainment. The bonus was the fun Car Show at Zorn Park. All of these events attracted many visitors and locals. However, I overheard a sad commentary while trying to have dinner at the only family pizza restaurant in town. There was a line for seating due to all the fun activities going on. A family in front of me in line was getting frustrated by the wait. Finally, the wife with her children, said to her husband, “I told you I didn’t want to come to Harbor Springs” because of the lack of dining for families. How sad we provide lots of opportunities for visitors but no facilities to attract them to stay longer and eat and shop. There is an opportunity on Main Street in the previous Cedar Creek Interiors/ Card store to have a family restaurant. With all our efforts with the Downtown Development Authority, Chamber of Commerce, and WadeTrim study, we need to make family friendly dining a priority in Harbor Springs. Everyone knows this and talks about it all the time. Now someone will hopefully step forward to make this happen, if we want to make our wonderful city sustain itself as well as “grow-back to the future.” Sandi Wolf Harbor Springs

I am writing to the newspaper today, with the hope that a last minute change can be made to the Harbor Inc. Bike Path plan on M-119. As most people know, the Bike Path is complete from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs, with the exception of a ¼ mile stretch in front of Wequetonsing Golf Club. This last section is slated to be completed in early September. What most people don’t know, is that there are 4 magnificent oak trees that will be cut down in order to complete this project. The smallest of these trees have been there for at least 70 years. You can’t miss them as you drive along by the east side of the golf club, as they beautifully frame the side of the road. I do not use the Bike Path, however, it is my understanding that it was created to offer bike enthusiasts, runners and walkers a safe and aesthetically pleasing path from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. I believe it has some value, but at the same time, I do not want the path to ruin the beauty of our up-north community. As much as the path has twisted and turned around mailboxes and driveways and natural obstacles on M-119, I would hope that MDOT and Harbor Inc. could come up with a creative way to save these beautiful trees from being cut down in the process. Once they are gone … they are gone forever. It takes a person’s lifetime for another tree like them to regrow to this size. I have been told by a number of people involved in the process that the path can go through without cutting these trees down. The path may be slightly more narrow, but it CAN BE DONE !! If this is important to you … please contact Harbor Inc and MDOT to ask that they kindly work around these magnificent natural treasures. Tracy Dulak Harbor Springs

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‘Flotilla’ of watercraft being assembled here for Pure Michigan video shoot By DANIELLE MCINTOSH Harbor Light Newspaper

Harbor Springs will gather a “flotilla” of watercrafts for a Pure Michigan video shoot on Saturday, August 25 at the west end of the Harbor. The shoot will be done by Rob Bliss, the creator of the Grand Rapids LipDub video. Bliss’s viral video is known for generating millions of dollars for the city of Grand Rapids in tourism and publicity. As a partner of the Pure Michigan campaign, Harbor Springs was invited to dub one line of a song played for a new video featuring 50 Michigan cities. Harbor Springs Chamber executive director, Daniel DeWindt, said the video shoot is an opportunity to gain added value as a partner of the ongoing campaign. The obvious hope for the video is for publicity and greater exposure.

“But on the grassroots side, it’s an exciting event for locals and resorters to get together and get excited about Harbor Springs,” DeWindt added. DWindt went on to explain that summer resident, Rob Dube, proposed the idea of gathering watercraft of all sizes to showcase the harbor and all the people that love this town. Motorized and nonmotorized watercraft, including kayaks and paddleboards are welcome. “We don’t want it to seem ‘yachty,’” DeWindt said with a chuckle. “We are a boat town, but that is not all we are.” The true hope of bringing people out on the water is to showcase the deepest harbor in the lake and offer a different panoramic view. “Petoskey is going to have people in front of the waterfront, featuring the sunset, but physically being on the

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water will be great fun and a unique vantage point,” DeWindt said. Logistics for the event are still in the works, added DeWindt, who noted the event has many working parts. Because the filmmaker is also filming 50 other cities, a specific time has not been set for the shoot. “One of our hurdles right now is that we might be able to provide a window of time, rather than an exact time for

people to gather,” DeWindt noted. The video shoot is currently scheduled for Sunday evening. Volunteers will be a key component to the success of the event. So far Josh Baker, owner of the Outfitter, has volunteered to help retain paddle boards, and other non-motorized watercrafts. Volunteers are also needed to coordinate the gathering of boats and safety logistics.

From a petting zoo to late night entertainment, Petoskey’s 10th Annual Festival on the Bay offers waterfront festivities for all age groups. Celebrate Petoskey’s waterfront August 17-19 with festival favorites such as the Corporate Challenge, Celebration of the Sunset, Keweenaw Star cruises, Jiimaan canoe rides, Chalk and Chocolate and entertainment tents.

New this year, the festival will feature a children’s area and petting zoo on Saturday, parasailing on Little Traverse Bay, and a teen dance on Saturday sponsored by SAFE Youth. Local non-profits have organized children’s activities including digging for Petoskey stones, a bounce house, an obstacle course, and yoga. This year 11 bands will

rock the Entertainment Tent on both Friday and Saturday. Performers will start at 5 p.m. on Friday and 12 p.m. on Saturday, and will perform until midnight both nights. Festival on the Bay will be selling buttons for $5 each, a small admission will be

An update on trail work being done throughout the area was recently provided by HARBOR Inc. executive director Rachel Smolinski. There are three trail projects currently being started or completed near Harbor Springs. The Safe Routes to School trail, also known as the Hoyt Road Trail, was approved for construction during a late July HARBOR Inc. board meeting, despite more than a $20,000 shortfall. Smolinski said she is pleased to note that shortfall has been reduced to just $9,300, thanks to generous support from the community. “I will continue to pursue various funding sources for the remaining amount in

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order to meet our obligation in October. In the meantime, an on-site utility meeting occurred last week. I have been assure that we will see the beginning of activity on Hoyt Trail by Monday, August 20th,” she said. Approximately 300-feet of future trail on the Little Traverse Wheelway will be built to serve as a connector at Kosequat Park. The trail will be located through the wooded area behind the Bay Bluffs facility, where there is an existing dirt path. It will connect a trail-head area in the park with the Little Traverse Wheelway. “We are working in collaboration with the Top of Michigan Trails Council to include directional signage connecting the trail with downtown Harbor Springs and Hoyt Trail. Additional safety signage will be included as needed,” Smolinski reported. Trail plans and additional funding were approved by Harbor Springs City Council on Monday, August 6th, with bid requests going out to local contractors on August 12th. “We expect bid back within the next week and a half; therefore, construction may begin sometime in September,” she added. The last project Smolinski provided an update for, closing the “Wequetonsing gap” on Little Traverse Wheelway, has been a safety-related top priority since the trail was put into place. “The pre-construction meeting for this project was at the Gaylord MDOT office last Wednesday (August 8),” she said.


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Marshalls, one of the nation’s largest off-price retailers with more than 880 stores currently operating in 43 states and Puerto Rico, will open a new store in Petoskey on August 23. Marshalls offers on-trend fashions and designer brand names in ladies fashion, shoes, accessories, men’s apparel, home, juniors, kids apparel and accessories, luggage, beauty and more, according to a news release from the company. “The new Petoskey store will be a stocked with a

Week of August 15-21, 2012 new, fresh assortment of the designer and brand name merchandise that shoppers love, every single week,” said Richard Sherr, President of Marshalls. “Our buyers are fashion experts with a keen sense of style and are passionate about finding the most coveted merchandise for our shoppers for so much less!” The store will host an opening on August 23, from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. with festivities including giveaways, gift card prizes, and more. The company noted the new store will add approximately 60 full- and part-time jobs to the area.

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Wanted to Rent APARTMENT WANTED, HARBOR SPRINGS AREA. (Clean, no previous pets or smokers). 1 bedroom or efficiency with hardwood floors preferred. Long term rental. 734-3558297.

Help Wanted WE ARE SEEKING an extremely outgoing, organized, and presentable candidate who enjoys working in a fast paced enbironment. Monday-Friday 10 am-6:30 pm. $10/hr. email resume to HARBOR SPRINGS FAMILY searching for child care provider for the upcoming school year. Two children under three years old. 37 hours per week, no nights or weekends. Serious inquiries please contact Kelly at 231-622-3990.

Services CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT, looking for personal care position in your home. Will do housekeeping, errands and cooking. References upon request. (231) 330-5658.

Sale THE MOVING MATES It’s our “Dog Days of Summer” sale! Our Art Gallery was such a hit, we’re doing it again! Come shop with us and enjoy lots of free parking! Fri – Sat- Sun Aug. 17, 18, 19 10 am-3 pm Stop by and take a look at our extensive selection of gently used merchandise. We offer jewelry, Smalls, Collectibles, China, Glass, Silver, Mirrors, Artwork, Linens, Primitives, Kitchenware, Furniture of various Genres, and Seasonal items. 5 miles north of Harbor Springs at State and Stutsmanville Rds.

For Sale THULE HELIUM HANGING Hitch 3 Bike Rack. Fits 1-1/4” – 2”. Like new original box price. New $380, asking $200. 526-2985; 248-225-9576. APPLIANCES: REFRIGERATOR, $90; gas stove, $75; Washer, $75; Dryer, $75; 2 dishwashers, $50 each; in Harbor Springs. 517-881-7171. NEW MORTON STORAGE UNITS for sale. 30 x 48 & 30 x 54. 14x14 o/h doors. Convenient W. Conway Rd. 231-348-4095 or 248-939-3986.

Automobile 2003 AUDI A4, 4 dr, 3.0 quattro, gold mist color. 118,000, new Timing Belt, 1 owner. $7300 OBO. 231-526-7272.

Sailboats 1968 PEARSON-22 SAILBOAT, sleeps 4, 3 sails, fixed keel, cradle, good cruising boat. Fully equipped. $3,900. (231) 526-2006

Pies SUZIE’S PIES LLC, 8486 M119-Harbor Plaza (near the Harbor Springs airport corner). Open Tuesday, Thurs. Friday and Saturday 10:00-5:00. Or find us at the Harbor Springs Farmers Market on Wednesday and Saturday from 9-1. Featuring fresh hand-made fruit pies, cream pies, Canadian Butter Tarts and more. To order online visit www. or text your orders to 231-881-6841.

Real Estate TURNKEY BOYNE HIGHLANDS CONDOMINIUM – enjoy the rest of your summer in this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath. Offset expenses with the rental management program. Just steps from golf, tennis, biking, pool and ski slopes. Priced at $199,900. Contact Connie O’Neill, Boyne Realty 231526-3191.

For Rent AVAILABLE OCTOBER. CHARMING cottage in town Harbor Springs. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. No pets. No smoking. First month’s rent plus security. One year lease. $750/month plus utilities. 231-348-9393. HARBOR SPRINGS. 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath home next to beach. Fabulous view, porch, wash/dry, fridge, garage, walk to shopping. 1 yr. lease, refs required. No pets, no smoking. $1200/mo. 513-236-3416. ROOMS FOR RENT. Extended stay/ construction rates available. Housekeeping service, Cable, TV, phone, microwave, fridge, WI-FI, utilities. No smoking, no pets. COACHHOUSE INN, 1011 US-31 N. Petoskey (231) 347-8281.

Massage Therapy “RESTORE, RENEW & FEEL BETTER” with Massage Therapy. Therapeutic Services. Nan Hogan, over 25 yrs experience. 8434 M-119. 231330-0891

Produce BILL’S FARM MARKET. Peaches & Cream Sweet Corn, blueberries, Local Tomatoes; Honey Rock Melons, Fresh Cut Flowers; Glads; Sunflowers; Green & Yellow beans, Red & White new Potatoes; cucumbers; pickles; and more fresh produce daily. We accept Bridge Cards. 231-347-6735. 3 1//2 miles east of Petoskey on Mitchell. M-Fri 9-6; Sat 9-5. POND HILL FARM. Blackberry picking now available. The Garden Café open 11 am to 3 pm daily. Wine Tasting Room 7 days, 11-6 (www. Farm raised meats and more. Open daily 8 am-6 pm. 5 miles N. of downtown Harbor Springs on M119. www. 231-526-FARM..

inviting grant requests Area community foundations invite nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and municipalities to submit grant requests to put local charitable dollars to work in Charlevoix and Emmet counties. Grant applications to support arts and culture, education, the environment, community and economic development, health and human services, recreation and youth are available by calling the respective community foundation office. All applicants must call to discuss their proposals in advance. Eligible nonprofit organizations must serve residents of Charlevoix County or Emmet County and work to enrich or improve life for local residents. The deadline for submission is Monday, October 1, 2012. Applications will be reviewed by community members and youth advisory committee members and recommendations will be reviewed by the respective Boards of Trustees. The community foundations accept resources from donors and then use a portion of the income earned from the investment of these gifts to help foster positive change in our area. In this way, our donors’ contributions meet our community needs, now and in the future – For good. For ever. For more information, contact Charlevoix County Community Foundation at 231-536-2440 or and Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation at 231-348-5820 or www.

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Concert benefits First Tee program Michigan attorney turned ‘Michigan’s best’ in boogie, Matthew Ball ,will heat up the piano ivories for a great cause Sunday, August 19 at 8 p.m., when he joins with The First Tee of Boyne Highlands to present an all American family friendly concert of swingin’ blues, boogie-woogie & ragtime piano music at the John Hall Auditorium in Bay View, Michigan. This concert is being brought to Bay View by The First Tee of Boyne Highlands, a local 501 (c)(3) non-profit. Proceeds from this special musical event will go toward

WANTED OLD SKIS at 8047 Lakeshore Drive or driveway on Lake Street. Call 513-484-6687 for pickup.

Two local United Ways will host the 5th Annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ event on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Char-Em United Way will have a school bus at each of the K-Mart Plazas in Petoskey and Charlevoix and Otsego United Way, who is teaming up with ServPro of Gaylord & Cheboygan, will have buses at K-Mart, Wal-Mart, and Glen’s in Gaylord. Cheboygan United Way will also be holding a “Stuff the Bus” event at the K-Mart Plaza in Cheboygan on Friday, August 17.

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Pets KITTY LITTER (NON-CLUMPING) & cleaning supplies needed at Little Traverse Bay Humane Society. Pine Sol, Lemon Lysol, paper towels, bleach, Windex, scrub brushes, Comet and laundry detergent are items always needed. LTBHS is a no-kill, non-profit shelter, 1300 W. Conway Rd. Hours: Mon-Fri, 10 am-6 pm; Sat 10 am-4 pm. (231) 347-2396 HOMES NEEDED FOR THE cuddly and deserving dogs and cats at Little Traverse Bay Humane Society. LTBHS is a no-kill, non-profit shelter. Stop in! 1300 W. Conway Rd. Hours: Mon-Fri, 10 am-6 pm. Sat 10 am-4 pm. (231) 347-2396.

The Harbor Springs Area District Library Board of Trustees regular meeting initially scheduled for August 21, 2012 has been re-scheduled for August 28, 2012, 8:30 am, at the West Traverse Township Hall, 8001 M-119, Harbor Springs, MI. This meeting is open to the public.

CITY OF HARBOR SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL MEETING SYNOPSIS August 6, 2012 1. All Council members were present. 2. Council approved the July 16, 2012 regular City Council meeting minutes as amended. 3. Council approved bills in the amount of $1,201,008.42 4. Council approved Ordinance No.383, which amends the off-street parking requirements for full-line restaurants. 5. Council approved the bid price of $108,373 for the East Third Street Project from State Street east to Spring Street and authorized the City Manager to execute the contract for said road improvements with Harbor Springs Excavating. 6. Council, by consensus, directed the City Manager to provide information on how to obtain the parking permits, what the qualifications are to obtain the parking permits and what areas the parking permits may be used. 7. Council approved the Little Traverse Wheel Way connector as proposed and authorized the funding of the connector project in the amount of $4,375 to be paid from the Local Street Fund. 8. Council, by consensus, approved the referral for a recommendation on the Downtown Display of Goods Regulations to the DDA. 9. Council, by Consensus, directed the City Manager to survey the residents to determine if there would be interest in anyone serving on a “Tree Board” to comply with the “Tree City USA Program”. 10. Mayor Dika adjourned the meeting at 9:08 p.m. Ronald B. McRae City Clerk

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programming expenses for this youth development organization. The First Tee offers programs designed to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game. Participants discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can ultimately lead to greater achievements in life. The First Tee of Boyne Highlands was formed in October of 2005 and has been officially recognized as one of over 200 chapters of The First Tee. Over

2,000 area youth have been introduced to the life and golf skills program since inception. For more information, visit To order tickets, visit www. To purchase tickets in person, the Bay View ticket office at Voorhies Hall is open 9:30 AM - Noon, Monday through Saturday. Tickets will also be available one hour before the performance at the door. Tickets are $35 for reserved seating and $22 for general admission.

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Extra expenses for school for Charlevoix K-Mart locaare difficult for many families tions.) Shoppers can get a list of due to the current economy. Area United Ways are asking suggested school supplies our communities to collect and drop box locations by and donate school supplies- going to United Way’s website for our local children. “We at want to make sure that every child has the supplies they The distribution of school need to succeed in school,” supplies to students in need said Lisa Luebke of Char-Em will be coordinated with each United Way. “Cuts in school United Way’s local school budgets and the struggling districts. economy have left many local Char-Em United Way is kids and schools in need of the also excited to launch their basics like crayons, pencils, participation in the nationpaper and scissors.” ally acclaimed, Dolly Parton’s To make it easy for people Imagination Library as part HOME WHAT TREAT! Initiative. to BEAUTIFUL give, selectLOG businesses of theirAEducation on 1.7 acres with 207’ on the Country living to throughout Charlevoix, Em- Information onbut theclose program Sturgeon River, 4 bedrooms, 3 main activities. One mile to met, Otsego and Cheboygan and registration will be availfull baths,will 2 halfhave baths,dropwalk- public Crooked Lake access. 8 Counties able at Petoskey and Charleout basement and 2-car garage. acres with 3 bedroom comfy boxes available from August voix K-Mart locations during Expansive the decks withAs beautiful for only Stuff the Bus.$87,000 within 1stthrough 20th. an ex- home views. Must be seen. $399,000! 8 miles of Petoskey. must to To volunteer forAthe event, tra incentive, Char-Em United see! Way will have a raffle drawing contact Casey or Lisa at 487for those dropping •off231-838-3111 dona- 1006 or info@charemunited231-347-4656 • 231-838-3113 tions. The grand prize will be in Char-Em or Carol two tickets to Avalanche Bay at 989-705-8584 in Otsego Indoor Waterpark (one prize County. for Petoskey K-Mart and one

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Harbor Springs...Now and Then Musings, memories & news about you By CYNTHIA MORSE ZUMBAUGH | 231.526.7842 You can accuse me of waxing on ad nauseam on the reasons that I like living here; I wouldn’t deny it. I heard a couple of stories recently that confirmed again for me that it isn’t just my rose colored glasses but that we are honestly surrounded by incredible people. The charm of this area is not the shops or even the views; it is the people.

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Mary Lou Thayer called and asked me to express her gratitude for the proverbial “kindness of strangers.” She and daughter Brenda were out walking Taz, their newest fuzzy family member down in Wequetonsing when the dog made an unplanned move, causing Mrs. Thayer to fall and fall hard, striking her head. She said that people came from seemingly everywhere to help. Someone offered tissues, her glasses were damaged in the fall and there was a doctor in the crowd who helped put them back to a point where they were wearable. Another gentleman pulled up and offered them a ride back to where they had left their car. Although she didn’t get any names, understandable in that circumstance, she wanted to express her very sincere thanks to all of these kind strangers. (Mary Lou is okay, albeit a little bruised and broken around the edges

and with some recovery time in her future before another walk.) Another story that warmed my heart recently involved Ally Bonser Warner and her daughter Carrigan. They were on their way back from an appointment at DeVos Children’s Hospital and they stopped at a gas station in Fife Lake. After getting what they needed, they went to pay for their purchases when a woman stepped forward and said she wanted to “pay it forward,” she paid their bill and told them to have a nice day. She told Ally that she does this as often as she can afford to and that she tries to find women with children as she was once a single mom herself. On what was undoubtedly a difficult day for Ally and Carrigan (doctor’s appointments and tests are rarely fun,) this generous act brought a ray of sunshine. I personally have experienced the honesty and good-

ness of people regularly, as I have left my wallet at 7-11 and in my cart at Glen’s (more than once) and I left my purse at the movie theater most recently; always got them back intact. My favorite personal story took place a few years ago. My niece and I were driving to Traverse City to catch a plane, it was about 5:00 in the morning and we stopped at my office in Petoskey for some last minute details. On our way a few moments later and we stopped for something to drink, only to find that my purse with our plane tickets and several hundred dollars in cash was no longer in the car. Apparently it had fallen out when we stopped at my office. The police station wasn’t manned at that time of the night, so we drove around and found a police car, planning to have him call dispatch and see if by chance the purse had been turned in. He was on the phone/radio when we got there and believe it

or not, he was speaking with a citizen who had been out jogging, found the purse and was calling to have the police pick it up. We drove a block or two to where the gentleman lived, got the purse and were on our way, all in about fifteen minutes. He was very gracious and wouldn’t accept a reward, but he did save our vacation and I am forever appreciative of that. The Pollyanna in me believes that, for the most part, people everywhere are fundamentally good, but the realist in me knows that my odds of getting my wallet back are much better here than if I left it on the subway in New York City. This is yet another reason that I am happy to be living in Northern Michigan. The kindness and generosity of the area will again be tested this weekend with a fund raiser for Meghan McKinney Vanhorn at Nub’s Nob from 3-8 this Saturday. Meghan is suffering from a

yet to be diagnosed illness and any help for her and her family will be appreciated. I know there have been absolutely wonderful gifts donated for both silent and live auctions; there will be food, carnival for the kids and entertainment. Happy Birthday wishes going out this week on Thursday, August 16, to Jerri LaCount and Peggy Seamon and on Friday to Ed Meyer, Gary Morse, Rudy Mildner and Jesse Hadix (couple of my favorite cousins in that list.) On Sunday, Happy Birthday to Tara Lasley Kruzel, John Adams and Kimberly Hurd and on Monday a birthday wish accompanied by a hug to Maddy Heinz. Finally, Happy Birthday on Wednesday, August 22 to Kari Tippett Rye and John Johnson and Happy Anniversary wishes going out to Jesse and Tami Hadix on August 17. Share your news with Cynthia, 231.56.7842

Chamber Orchestra to stage two musical performances this month in Petoskey, Charlevoix The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra will stage two musical performances in Charlevoix and Petoskey this month. On Sunday, August 19, in Charlevoix, the orchestra will give a free performance at 3 p.m. in the band shell on the waterfront. The performance is underwritten by the Charlevoix County Community Foundation. On Saturday, August 25, the orchestra will be joined by the Crooked Tree Arts Center’s Pre-Professional Dancers for a performance at 7 p.m. in John M. Hall Auditorium in Bay View. The Saturday evening concert will feature the original “Peterboro Letters Ballet” premiered by the orchestra last year. The chamber orchestra commissioned Heather Raue, the Crooked Tree Art Center’s director of dance, to create a new ballet based on the music of northern Michi-

gan composer Lynn Palmer Warren and the lithography of northern Michigan artist Betty Beeby. Warren’s music was inspired by Beeby’s lithographs that were based on a collection of letters from 1904 that she had found in a trunk owned by her father. The letters had been written by a 43-year-old single woman who had recently been reunited with her 26-year-old son who her family had told her had died shortly after his

birth. Two other works will be featured at the Bay View concert. Violinist Yuri Namkung will perform “The Lark Ascending,” a romance for violin and orchestra written by Ralph Vaughan Williams, and pianist Tony Patterson will perform two Chopin piano compositions, Waltz #14 in E Minor and Nocturne in C Sharp Minor. Members of the ballet troupe will provide dance accompaniment for

Obituary Raymond Peters

Raymond Turner Peters of St. Louis, MO. and Harbor Springs, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at the age of 88. Turner had summered in Harbor Mon-Sat 11-5 Springs his entire life. Over the years 721 W. Lake St. he lived in West Wequetonsing, Roar231.526.5571 ing Brook and finally settled in Marina Village. Turner loved Harbor Springs. In his Raymond Peters lifetime he saw many changes to the area but none that altered its essential appeal . . . its beauty, Acoustic Guitar/Voice its simplicity, its image and sense of family and tradition. folk.blues.jazz Husband of the late Mary Bowman Peters; father of Raymond 439 Pine Street Harbor Springs, MI 49740 W . Peters II (Cynthia) and Elizabeth Peters Schiff (Peter); grandfather of Eleanor Bergquist (Leif), Amanda Peters, J. Don’t miss Hank & Stan with Bo White & the Tarczon Bros. Turner Peters (Julie), Edward Schiff (Molly), James Schiff Rhythm Section (Herb Glahn + Bob Bowne = “Hank & Stan”) (Tyler) and Christie Schiff; great-grandfather of five; brother Saturday, Sept. 12 - From 8pm - before 12am of Emelie (Nils) and the late Margaret Chamness At Little Traverse Bay Golf Club (in the Liebendorfer tent) (Jamesare T. Chamness Free-will offerings for Manna Food Project encouraged M.D. surviving). Memorials appreciated to Little Traverse Conservancy, 3264 SPARKLING FRESH PRODUCE Powell Rd., Harbor Springs, MI 49740 or to Siteman Cancer Center, Box 8100, St. Louis, MO 63110.

both works. Ms. Namkung is an Interlochen Arts Academy music faculty member; Mr. Patterson is on the music faculty at Alma College and Bay View. General admission tickets for the Bay View concert cost $20; $10 for students. They can be purchased on line through, at the Crooked Tree Arts Center, at the chamber orchestra office at 438 East Lake Street in Petoskey or at the door. Reserved seating tickets for the Bay View event cost $50 and $25. Call 231-487-0010 or emailexecutivedirector@ to purchase reserved seating tickets. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Dance Scholarship Fund at the Crooked Tree Arts Center. At the free concert on August 19 in Charlevoix, the orchestra will perform the “Peterboro Letters Ballet” music without the ballet troupe. The concert will also feature Yuri Namkung’s performance of “The Lark Ascending” and an orchestral piece, the Holdberg Suite, Op. 40, by Edvard Grieg. Both concerts will be under the direction of Tom Ricobono of the Interlochen Arts Academy.

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Community Picnic August 19th at NOON

YOU’RE INVITED to join us (at Stutsmanville Chapel) for an afternoon of food & fun We plan to have horeshoe pits, volleyball, basketball a bounce house, kickball for kids and some other fun activities!! Burgers, hot dogs and drinks provided! Your’re invited to bring a salad or dessert to pass!

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Locks of Love . . . Family Reunion 79th Ward-Terpening

Rachel Morris, 18, of a the Ward-Terpening families will be held The 79th Reunion senior at Harbor on Sunday, Sept. 2 at the Five Mile Creek schoolhouse on Springs School M-119, High Lakeshore Dr about 5 miles north of Harbor Springs., had 20” of her hair bring a dish or two to pass and table 1 pm-potluck dinner, cut off on Aprilpop 9, and lemonade will be furnished. For more servicce; coffee, 2010 with the help info, contact Gloria Seeley, 231-536-2671. of Madge Heinz at Smorgasbord Dinner August 16 The Hair House of The United Methodist Harbor Springs. Women will be serving a Smorgasbord Dinnerwill featuring local produce and homemade foods from Rachel send her 5-6:30, Thurs., Aug cut hair along to16 at the church, 343 E. Main St, Harbor Springs.ofMenu turkey, ham, potatoes, vegetables, Locks Love,includes a salads, baked beans, relishes, deviled eggs, rolls, beverages, non-profit organizaand pie. Price is $10 for adults, $5 forachildren andfor pre-school tion, where it will be made into hair piece a child children eat free. All proceeds go the the many missions supsuffering from long-term medical hair loss. And Rachel has a ported by the United Methodist Women. fun new hair style to enjoy! (Courtesy Photo)

Food Drive to benefit local pantry

The Northern Michigan Chorale annual Come one, come all to a Food Drive announces at the Harbortheir Springs IGA Vocal Music Scholarship grant. These scholarships are Friday, August 31, from 10 to 6 to benefit the Harbor Springs available for anyone of high school age or older. Applicants Community Pantry. Volunteers will greet you at the door with need a resident Northern Letters of a bag to andbe a list of neededofitems whichMichigan. include chunky soup, application are due by Friday, May 7, 2010 and need to condiments, cookies & personal care items such as toothpaste. include name, address and phone number. Also, in the Please come shop at the IGA, Friday August 31 and pick up some application letter, specify the planned use for the grant - such items for the Food Pantry. For more info call Diane 526-1446. as vocal lessons or music camp assistance. Vocal students EC Sportsmans Club Summer Shoot and High School applicants shouldFun provide a letter of The Emmet County Sportsmans Club will be having the third recommendation from your music instructor. Auditions will of their summer funMay shoots at7:00 1:00pm pm,atSaturday, August 18, at take place on Mon, 17 at the Petoskey United Methodist Church, 1804 E. Mitchell. SendRd, letters of the ECSC range complex at 6835 West Robinson 2.5 miles application Northern Michigan Chorale, Box 51, Petoskey, east of GoodtoHart. MIThis 49770. more contact Meredith Richter at funFor shoot willinformation, have four venues; several stations of Sport347-9717. ing Clays; two stations of CrazyQuail; two stations of 4-Bird Flush and two stations of their 5-Stand targets. The shoot will The folks at Holywarmup Cross Parish in Cross Village will be hosting be an excellent for bird hunters, or their wannabes. a Participants Pancake/Egg/Sausage breakfast on Sunday, April 18, should bring 3 boxes of shells per shooter (sizes serving from 8-11 am in the Fr. Al Parish Center. Cost is $5 #7.5 or smaller) of any gauge, any shotgun except single barrel, which includes all the pancakes you can eat! Contact Sue and eye/ear protections. For registration and/or questions, Parson 526-2874 for more information. or Keith Danforth, please at call John Hubard, 231-526-8182, 231-347-8598. Families and the general public are especially Happy Birthday to Frank Lauer who celebrates on April 15 welcome. Children must be accompanied by a responsible from your family and friends. adult and be older than 12 years to participate. Cost: $25 per Hana Ketterer will be celebrating her birthday on April 16 shooter, includes lunch. Call for family rates. with her family and friends - have a great day!

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Great fun onrecovery. The benF The University of Michigan ment and with the number and quality a summerStation eveningwill in northern Michigan! Biological offer efit is sponsored by VFW Post of items we’ve received for It So far back August to has much been cooler than was more included for Josieadult Maclean, twoGuests mini-courses our July weather was. There were 2051Harbor and American Legion the live and silent auctions,” seasonal conditions this past Springs who was at the first part of the days this past week when heading enrichment in June. Post 281. said Roger Mays, Building week with night temfor the beach did time not seem to fit party; Springs residents Jerry and ForestHarbor and Landscape EcolThe numerous local resi- Manager and Quartermaster/ peratures into the day’s activities. Folks were hovering at or beKaren Adams; and ogy asks, “Why the do hosts plantsMichael dents involved in collecting Chief Financial Officer for lowdefinitely out and mark about but taking the freezing while Mauri Kilbourn; George Farkas; from area busi- VFW Post 2051. “Individuals grow where theyKatie do?”and Susthe opportunity to bike, play golf, do donations warming to the mid-50s durTrisha Witty; Mary Ann andnesses Jim Dika; serious shopping and have fun tainable Urbanism: Urban and community resi- and businesses in our com- ingsome the day. hadPredictions some with family andWe friends. Sandy with and Bob Bean;examBetty Davis; Design Nature, dents Patti have been over- munity have been outstand- rain, about wet for the end of3” thisof week aresnow for much Thames; Pam and Billhuman Deuel; Tom and Ca-by the outpouring ing with their support. There ines the links between whelmed cooler conditions in our area, but lots which disappeared quite milla Weithorn; Marilyn settlement patterns andDuke, cli- Charlevoix; the pirates were out on be Round Lake last Friday but no of sun - so get out and enjoy! Make a of communityYes, support. will something for everyquickly but did remind us it is Tracy and Valerie Wintermeyer, Petoskey stop at the Farmers Market! reports lives being danger, justbenefit,” lots of funhe forsaid. everymate change. Just a few of the of items for in one at the still only April. Condtions (Courtesy photo) Both classes are taught on- the live and one! silent auction Weather of Mays also wanted the com- remain dry - predictions site at and near the University include: float boat rental; The munity to know this is the first rain at the end of highlights the week ofCommunity Michigan Biological Sta- Pier brought to boat rides; golf17time that American Legion hopefully may produce Blood Drive set Pointer for Friday, August those you weekly tion which is located on the packages from several area Post 281 and VFW Post 2051 to enThe Kiwanis Club of Harbor Springs and the and weigh not less than 110 pounds you are April showers needed by: south side of Douglas Lake resorts; hand-crafted furni- have come together to sponcourage our spring things to American Red Cross will once again hold a a candidate to donate blood. near Pellston. ture including a picnic table, event. community bloodallow drive on Please call sor theanAmerican Red Cross at burst forth. Mini-Courses in-Friday, August 17, at thestudy Holy of Childhood of Jesus Parish-Hall (231) 347-5984, ext. 109 to schedule an apdepth an environfrom noon to 5:45 The goal for this blood drive pointment, and at this time you also can ask Weather mental topic in a friendly, is to collect 64 good units of blood. questions regarding your health, medication Highlights supportive atmosphere. They Community Salutes you by areindividuals at least 17who years old (16 with or any other concerns.. Donors without ap- brought to you are If taught each week by: permission some states), are leaders inintheir field and in good health pointments are of course always welcome.

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are well acquainted with the Appreciates volunteers Legion Station Auxiliary monthly meeting Biological and NorthSampled at Irish Boat Shop ern Scientists, As an unknown writer “When work, commitment and The Michigan. American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 281, We aresaid, grateful for all the support we receive. on Monday, Aug. 13 teachers “laymen” inter-regular pleasure all becomeAone andisyou reach deep wellAug. where Harbor and Springs held their monthly benefit being heldthat on Saturday, 18 at Last week: 73º ested in learning passion impossible”. The of the Nub’sis Nob from 3-8 pm forvolunteers Megan (McKinney) meeting, August something 9, 2012 at the Post.lives, Busi-nothing Brought to you courtesy of new all benefitted fromraised Women’s Resource Center Northern Michigan, Inc. (WRC) nesshave at hand: the Auxiliary $2,047 for Van Hornof who has a rare, undiagnosed mediIrish Boat Shop the a shining of how passion translates intoto cal condition. Auxiliary members are asked theMini-Courses. American Cancer Society’sare Relay for Life example The atBiological Station of- possibility. The WRC founded inevent. 1977 Also, by community bake was cookies for this a benefit for held Curtis Field in Petoskey; the 4th of July fers spring and summer members who had a dream of building an agency committed fundraiser (raffle) raised $504 which allows us Mike Rhine is scheduled for September 15 and classes for college students to equality, justice and the well-being of women in Northern to help our community and our youth, i.e. we details will be forthcoming. and is the site of many Michigan. Their passion bloomed into the formation of the Meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm. Next award a scholarship each year to a graduating research projects conducted organization’s multitude of human service programs and senior from Harbor Springs High; we help at meeting is Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Temperature: by scientists from across the lives on 33 years later through the hard work and benefits for people in our community needing 7 pm. country. For more informa- commitment of the many volunteers who continue Submittedto by actively Marge Ward a hand up; we donate to Veterans’ programs F tion on the Biological Station support the agency. in the area as well as the State of Michigan. During National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, the WRC Sampled celebrates the many accomplishments of our volunteer team. Updates at Irish Boat and Shop directory additions, Answer to last week’s puzzle Over 4,800 hours of service were donated to the agency in the Monday, Apr. 12 Answer to last week’s puzzle Call Ruth 526-2191 past year through the dedication of our volunteers. Our volunteer staff support families at the Safe Home, ring up Last St. John’s Episcopal ChurchICE week: LIQUID sales and stock merchandise at the Gold Mine Resale Shops, June 17 - Sept. 2 Brought to you courtesy of serve on the Board of Directors, assist with agency mailings, Sunday Services: Irish Boat Shop John’s Episcopal Church 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. answer the 24-hour crisis phoneSt. line, style hair at the Safe June 19 - Sept. 4 and other West Third/Traverse St. Home, do facility upkeep and maintenance, Sunday Services: All Welcome important tasks. a.m. & 10:30 a.m. The Catholic Communities of Our volunteers touch the lives of8:30 hundreds of individuals West Third/Traverse St. L’Seasonal Arbre CrocheResidents and families served by the WRC in Antrim, Charlevoix, All Welcome Don’t forget change your MASStoSCHEDULE Cheboygan, Emmet, and Otsego counties. Last year alone, the Holy Childhood address with usofifJesus youChurch, are WRC provided safety and advocacy to 595 victims of domestic Harbor Springs moving to or from abuse in Northern Michigan including 2,727 nights of Saturday 5:00Springs pm; Sunday 7:30 am, Harbor housing provided to 167 women and children at the Safe 9am & 11am Call (231) 526-2191 Home. The support of our volunteers plays a critical role in Holy Cross Church news@ Cross Village the agency’s ability to provide these vital services to those in Saturday 6 pm thru Labor Day need. We salute the passion and possibility that WRC St. Nicholas Church volunteers bring to our organization and community! Larks Lake Jamie Winters Sunday , 11:00 am Safe Home Coordinator St. Ignatius Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, Inc. The CatholicParish Communities

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in the fair barns have been replaced, thanks to a donation from the Baiardi family of Harbor Springs. Two years

were so high, the barns were still extremely hot, Shaw explained. Replacing the doors and adding more bars for air flow will make for a much more comfortable environment for horses and fair-goers who tour the barns, Shaw said. Other organizations that contributed to the $26,000 project include 4H, Northern Michigan Dust Control of Charlevoix, and both Charlevoix and Emmet County Commissioners. New this year, an ATV and side-by-side competition will be added to the Tough Trucks grandstand event on Thursday, August 23. The Monster Truck Shoot Out

ago a vent system was placed in the barns to help with air circulation and heat issues, but because the stall walls

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Construction will begin shortly after Labor Day, with clearing and construction of the small retaining wall by the Golf Club. Construction on the boardwalk and bike path will begin in mid-September through the beginning of November. “As a result of this path, four large oak trees in the vicinity of the retaining wall will be cut down,” Smolinski stated, adding, “I assure you that HARBOR, Inc. has done everything within our power to save these trees, but in the

end it is an issue of safety. Wequetonsing Golf Club has been incredibly generous in working with us on this project, and we unfortunately cannot ask them, nor can we expect them to give us more of an easement, in order to circumvent the oak trees. “Given the granted easements, we will have just enough space to construct the path to meet MDOT safety requirements. Any further delays may result in loss of funding for the project and ultimately no bike path.”

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on-going maintenance and repair which when included in the cost, raises the total expense of the pool to an average of $274,000 per year. During the last five years, the district has expended $ 1.3 million dollars on operating and maintaining the pool.”

Sharing her love of sailing here for more than 35 years -CONTINUED from page 1.

With an ingrained knowledge of the mechanics of sailing, and many years of onwater experience, Wilderom ran the LTS sailing school from 1971-2005. One of her biggest motivations for running LTS for so long? The many fond memories she has of being out on the water, and the freedom that came with knowing how to sail well at an early age. “I’ve had wonderful times growing up sailing,” she said “I naturally want to share that with somebody else.” From the start, LTS was a popular program, and has only continued to grow each year. By the time Wilderom retired, sail school was limited to 30 kids in the morning and 30 in the afternoon. Scholarships for the weeklong sailing sessions have always been high on Wilderom’s list. She said she highly values giving kids in the area an opportunity to sail, particularly those who may not have otherwise have access to on-water opportunities. Currently, LTS supports scholarships for 12-15 local students. During her 35 years, Wilderom cemented the foundational beliefs of LTS, grounding strong ethics into sailing and racing. This directly correlated with one of the first lessons she taught: a respect for the water.

“I have an honest respect for the water and love of it too,” she said, noting safety is key. For Wilderom, going down to the sailing school every day was a true labor of love. “It was fun; you felt like -CONTINUED from page 1. you were doing something Education meeting-- which significant in the kids lives,” included a 50 minute closed Wilderom said. “It was love session to discuss legal opinat first sight, it was the most ion-- Scholten was officially wonderful job and I never had removed from her position as elementary principal. Schola bad day.” Not only did Wilderom ten finished out her contract teach the students about sail- with the Harbor Springs ing, she taught them many life Public Schools before filing the lawsuit. lessons as well. The school district, through “They learn to deal graciously with the ups and superintendent Mark Tompdowns of life. Competition kins, issued the following is good, but for a kid, I think prepared statement. 526-2114 “The district is aware of the sailing needs to be more than NMLS 51437 just winning,” Wilderom said. lawsuit. Although we were not Her brother, Irish Boat Shop owner, Dave Irish, said Wilderom set a tone for LTS that promoted a true passion for boating. “The kids always came first for Ann in the program,” he said. All of Wilderom’s contribu262have E. Main Street - Harbor Springs | 231.526.4050 tions helped the school remain a staple activity for a whole new generation of students. “That’s fun for me, to see those former students of mine coming back with their children for sailing school,” 526-2114 Wilderom said. “I don’t think the sailing school has ever been stronger than it is today.”

Tompkins said a committee, headed up by athletic director Dave Iafolla, has been created to campaign for the community pool millage. “We’re hopeful the community will support this important resource,” he noted.

In April, the state of Washington declared a pertussis epidemic. The CDC also noted that more than half of the infants who contract pertussis at less than one year of age require hospital care. Dr. Meyerson said infants should receive four (4) doses of pertussis vaccine by the time they reach 18 months of age, and recommends a routine booster dose before they begin kindergarten. He also warns that the protection offered by diptheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP) boosters can fade over time, meaning pre-teens (starting routinely at age 11) should get a DTaP dose. Adults who did not receive a DTaP dose in their earlier years – particularly healthcare workers, or those who are around infants, including relatives and daycare providers –should also obtain a booster dose as soon as possible. The Health Department of Northwest Michigan is mandated by the Michigan Public Health Code to promote wellness, prevent disease, provide quality healthcare, address health problems of vulnerable populations, and protect the environment for the residents and visitors of Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, and Otsego counties. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Health Department of Northwest Michigan at (800)432-4121. -Submitted by Health Department of Northwest Michigan


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expecting it, especially after the EEOC (equal employment opportunity commission) and MDCR (Michigan department of civil rights) investigated and did not act on Ms. Scholten previous discrimination charges against the district. We do not believe that we have violated any of Ms. Scholten’s legal rights. However, because this is now a matter of pending litigation, the district will answer the allegations through the court process.”

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will be moved into the week of the carnival on August 25 to provide other activities for spectators before or after the event. There will be no demolition derby event this year, due to a lack of “clunker” cars. For the third year, Manna Food Project, along with Gibby Fries and Skerbeck Carnival, have donated 300 gate passes and ride tickets for local families. “We know that it’s hard to get by sometimes, which is why we try and keep the fair inexpensive and have not to raise ride or gate prices this year,” Shaw noted. For a complete calendar of fair events visit

Thousands of children and adults lost their lives to pertussis – commonly known as “whooping cough” – each year, in the years before effective vaccines became readily available. But despite today’s proven success and availability of pertussis vaccination, many people remain unvaccinated, which places them at extreme risk of contracting and spreading this highly contagious bacterial disease. “The most important thing parents can do to protect their children from illnesses like pertussis is to get their infants vaccinated, and follow the schedule for booster doses as their babies grow,” advised Joshua Meyerson, M.D., medical director for the Health Department of Northwest Michigan. Dr. Meyerson added that, although vaccination has substantially reduced the number of pertussis cases, the disease remains a threat. “It can be a very serious illness,” he said. “It’s also important for family members of young babies to get a pertussis booster shot, so they’re protected from the illness and don’t pass it on to infants.” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), increased pertussis activity or outbreaks were reported in a majority of U.S. states during the first half of 2012. The agency says nearly 18,000 cases have been reported nationwide so far this year – more than twice the number reported in 2011 – and nine infants have died.



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High School Sports Schedule:

Crooked Tree Arts Center to offer strings classes for youth orchestra program and schools

Boys Varsity Tennis: Th, 8/16 vs. at 10 a.m., Alpena at home Varsity Soccer: Fri. 8/17 at 10 a.m. at NMCA Invite Varsity Volleyball: Sat. 8/18 at Pellston Invite Girls Golf: Mon. Aug. 20 at 9 a.m. at Grayling

Athletic Director’s Note: Harbor Springs Athletic Department is now selling Sports Passes for the 2012-2013 year. Stop in the Athletic Department Monday-Thursday from 9 am - 12 p.m. to purchase your pass.

Prices: Family Pass $175 Senior Citizens and students $40 Senior Citizen Family $80 Individual $80 Employee Family $8

Middle school football There will be a parent meeting on Monday August 20 at 6 p.m. in the Middle School cafeteria for any Habor Springs Middle School student interested to play Middle School

football. Contact coach David Herrall at 231-330-3278 or email at jddrharrell@charter. net with any questions.

Harbor Springs golf professional wins Northern Michigan Open Harbor Springs golf professional Brian O’Neill won the Northern Michigan Open held last weekend at the Cheboygan Golf and Country Club. This was the 65th Annual Tournament. This was a highly competitive field this year, said Olwyn Hancock

Hole In One In the Birchwood Farms Golf Club Men’s Day golf competition on Thursday, August 9, Dalton Black scored a hole-in-one. He aced the 15th par three on the Birches course. (It was Dalton’s second.) On hand to bear witness were playing companions Bob Wolf, Gerry Jahn and Kevin O’Neill.


from the Cheboygan Golf and Country Club.. Last year’s winner was Jon Micof from Indian River, who shot a 137. Brian O’Neill also shot a 137 to claim the 2012 championship. The event included 186 golfers from all over the state.

Standings for the Harbor Springs Ladies Golf League for Monday, August 6 at Harbor Point Golf Club: The teams in the lead for the season with a tie of 489 points: Team 4 Ann Irish Dodie Horan Kathy Motschall Sue West Team 8 Jeannie Canada Bev Ironside Dee Pickett Debi Schoenherr The teams who had the two best net balls of four this week - 57 points: Team 2 Isabel Colley Sharon Kenny Jill Petro Janice Vedder Team 8 Jeannie Canada Bev Ironside Dee Pickett Debi Schoenherr

Garden Peas Harvested from our Garden Daily.

Charter flights from Harbor Springs to anywhere in the continental US, Canada and Caribbean. Light twin, turbo-prop and jet aircraft available


Through the generosity of the Dorothy Gerber Family, Crooked Tree Arts Center will be offering strings classes for the youth orchestra program and in the schools again this fall! The strings program is celebrating its 13th season for offering classes to students in northern Michigan. Last season over 500 students from Charlevoix, Emmet, and Antrim counties participated in the program. Crooked Tree Youth Orchestra classes are scheduled to begin on Monday, September 17th. The Crooked Tree Youth Orchestra program consists of three main ensembles including the Concert Orchestra class, which is primarily for string players with at least two years of playing experience, and the Chamber Orchestra

for the advancing high school and adult players. The Symphony Orchestra includes strings members from the Chamber Orchestra with the addition of students that play wind, brass, or percussion instruments. Students that participate in the Symphony Orchestra are given exposure to music written by composers, such as Mozart and Beethoven, which was intended to be performed by an ensemble with a blend of string instruments and wind, brass, and percussion instruments. Last fall, the Symphony Orchestra was able to purchase percussion equipment for the program with a grant from the Charlevoix County Community Foundation. Also happening this Sep-

tember, orchestra directors Robert Dudd and Jennifer McAndrew will be visiting Char-Em ISD area schools to demonstrate strings instruments and enroll beginning students in Dorothy Gerber Strings Program in the Schools. “What’s great about the Dorothy Gerber Strings Program is that there is no cost for families to register their children in the class,” McAndrew said. “The students do need to provide their own instrument which they can rent through one of the several music companies that service our program. Crooked Tree also provides scholarships to families that need financial assistance in paying for the rental of the instrument, making it possible for every child

to have the opportunity to be a part of our program.” Strings classes are offered to students third grade through high school. A Homeschool class will also be available to home school families in the area. On Monday, October 1st at 11:00am there will be a meeting for all home school students interested in enrolling in the strings program. Please contact Crooked Tree Arts Center regarding registration for the Youth Orchestra and String program classes offered in the schools at (231) 347-4337 or by visiting the Crooked Tree Arts Center website at www.crookedtree. org.

Coffee at Ten event at CTAC to feature boat builder Emory Barnwell on August 21 Barnwell Boat Works owner, R. Emory Barnwell-- who grew up in Harbor Springs-will discuss the making of the 14’ sailboat that is currently on display in the Edith Gilbert Gallery at the Crooked Tree Arts Center. His sailboat is part of the Artists of Mackinac Island exhibition that is currently on display until September 2. After obtaining a degree from the University of Montana from the College of Forestry and Conservation, he next attended the International Boatbuilding Training College in Lowestoft, England to study traditional wood boat construction and restoration, building classic plank-on-frame boats with time-tested, proven methods and materials. One of Barnwell’s first challenges out of boatbuilding school was the two year

restoration of the Bernida, a Great Lakes Champion sailing vessel that was designed by George Owen and built by George Lawley in 1921. The Bernida was the first boat to win the Bayview to Mackinac race in 1925. On display in the Edith Gilbert Gallery is a boat the Barnwell complete this March with classic handcrafted boatbuilding techniques. The Coffee at Ten series is free and open to the public. The Crooked Tree Arts Center is located downtown Petoskey at 461 E. Mitchell Street. For more information please call the Arts Center at (231) 347-4337 or visit www. This program supported in part by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Harbor Springs graduate of 2001 Emory Barnwell will be speaking at a Coffee at Ten event held at Crooked Tree Arts Center on Tuesday, August 21. (Courtesy photo)

Registration for Fall Concert of Northern Michigan Chorale to be held August 20 and 27 in Bay View Registration for the Fall Concert of the Northern Michigan Chorale will be held on August 20 and 27, 2012 at 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the John M. Hall Auditorium in Bay View, Michigan. Rehearsals start on August 20 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The concert theme is “The Wonderful World of Disney.” Peter D. Sims, Chorale Director shares this information about the fall concert. “Sev-

eral generations have grown up with the Disney legacy and for this concert we’ll cover music from his early movies to more recent Broadway shows, such as “Mary Poppins” and “Beauty and the Beast.” The concert dates are an evening performance on November 2 and an afternoon performance on November 4 at John M. Hall Auditorium, in Bay View. The Chorale is a community

chorus, with members ranging in age from High School students through adults. As a member, singers become part of a 90 plus voice choral group. Auditions are not necessary to join. The full chorus, plus small ensembles and soloists bring the music alive for the enjoyment of the whole family. The membership fee for returning and new members is $20 each, and family is $35.

High School students pay $10. A music fee of $10 is also collected from new members. Students from North Central Michigan College, taking Chorale, as Music 101, Chorale I, for credit, will pay the music fee only. For information, please call Janada Chingwa (231) 3471618 or Kirk Beckstrom (231) 590-3952.

Tip of the Mitt Watershed to host educational paddle August 22

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Join Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council’s Water Resource Specialist, Dan Myers, as he paddles a small, undeveloped section of the Chain of Lakes in Antrim County on Wednesday, August 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The paddle will launch in the Little Traverse Conservancy’s 192acre St. Clair Lake/Six Mile Lake Natural Area, paddle along the Intermediate River

between St. Clair Lake and Six Mile Lake, and end back on the dock in the Natural Area. The natural area is a haven for plant and animal life, including both rare and endangered species. This paddle will be great opportunity to explore its diverse natural habitats. Please bring your own paddling gear and canoe or kayak for this tour.

If you need to rent a canoe or kayak, contact Ryde Marina (231) 347-8273 or The Outfitter (231) 526-2621 to make arrangements. The Watershed Council does not provide transportation of rentals. Pre-registration for this easy, but informative, paddle is required. Registration is $20 for members of Tip of the Watershed Council and $25 for non-members. Please

register by Monday, August 20 by contacting Sandy at (231) 347-1181. For additional information about the paddle visit www.watershedcouncil. org/events.

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Farmers Market to continue for us this week. On Saturday, August 18, the Straits Area Geocachers will be with us. If you haven’t yet been geocaching, this is your chance to learn a little more about this fantastic family activity, all you need is a GPS and a computer and you are set to have some great fun in the woods. Everyone can participate, from youngsters to grandparents. If you have been waiting for peaches, wait no more! And

don’t wait too long....we have them but supply this year is limited because of early season weather. While supplies are short, the peaches on offer are juicy bits of heaven, come check it out. Wild blueberries are still with us in full force and make the most amazing contribution to anything you add them to. While strolling Street Musique last week, we were able to sample them on vanilla gelato....mmmmmmm!

City looking for Tree City volunteers Harbor Springs City Council is looking for local citizens to help the City become a Tree City USA participant. Developing a “Tree Board” is one of the four criteria to be met if the City is to take the step to becoming a “Tree City”. The Arbor Day Foundation’s “Tree City USA” is a program for cities that want to develop community plans, programs and policies to protect and enhance their ‘urban forest’ and make theirs a more attractive and healthy community. At the August 6 meeting of City Council, city manager Tom Richards briefed the Council on the benefits and opportunities of becoming an official Tree City. He also advised Council of the four key requirements of joining

Conservancy Field Trips Vermilion to Whitefish Point Beach Hike Saturday, August 18 9:30am-4pm

Join Lake Superior State University Biology Professor Tom Allan and Little Traverse Conservancy Stewardship Director Doug Fuller to experience this unique hike along the unspoiled Lake Superior shoreline. Starting at the historic Vermilion life-saving station, we will hike the beach for 8 miles from Vermilion Point to the lighthouse at Whitefish Point. Please note: this is a remote field trip and only those in good health should register. Be Prepared: bring plenty of water, snacks, sun cover, bug spray, appropriate footwear and foul-weather gear. Participation limited to 15 people so register soon! No charge for this outing, but pre-registration is required by calling 231.347.0991.

Farmland Preservation Tour: Conservation Easements

the program. Tree City communities must: · Establish a Tree Board or department · Develop an ordinance for the proper maintenance and regulation of trees in the City · Create a community forestry program to help increase, manage and care for the City’s trees · Annually recognize Arbor Day through a local event or proclamation Council reviewed the many efforts that member cities use to help promote a more desirable and sustainable community. They considered the positive steps already taken in managing the City’s trees and they expressed interest in pursuing the Tree City format for an even more comprehensive effort that would be guided by the public.

Council members recognized the critical role that local citizens can have in determining the best path toward enhancing and managing the City’s trees, but they also expressed concern that a small community like Harbor Springs may not have enough interested local citizens who would be willing to commit the time and effort necessary to establish a productive citizens’ Tree Board. Council agreed that it should reach out to the public to see if a Tree Board is a viable option in Harbor Springs. Mayor Dika encourages all citizens interested in serving on a Harbor Springs Tree Board to contact him at: mayor@cityofharborsprings. com or by calling City Hall at 231-526-2104.

And for just a little heads up...on Wednesday, September 22 we will be doing a School Supply Drive. Bring school supplies to help out those kids who are not able to get everything on that list this year and get a little sweet thank you from the market. Shop now, throw a little extra in your cart and sweeten a child’s first day of school. There are only a couple more Wednesdays until Labor Day, and then we go to only Saturdays to mid-October. Make the most of the fresh goodness we still have!

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Sat.-Sun. Aug. 18-26 Carnival Aug. 21-26 GRANDSTAND & EVENTS 8-18 & 19 - Horse shows 8-21 - Pony, Mule and Horse Pulls Noon 8-22 - Hometown Idol returns! 7 p.m.

8-23 - New: ATV & Side-By-Side show with Tough Trucks! The thrills begin at 7 p.m.!

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8-24 - AutoCross 7 p.m. 8-25 - Monster Trucks are BACK! Beginning at 7 p.m. AND MARK YOUR CALENDARS: SENIORS’ DAY: Aug. 21 KIDS’ DAYS: Aug. 22-23 DOLLAR DAY: All rides $1 from noon-6 p.m. on Aug. 24

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The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler....and Wednesday, August 15 is National Relaxation Day! What better place than the market to take some time to stroll, listen to music and meet your friends for conversation and fun? Our music will be provided by Dwain Martin’s group, a special favorite of ours from winter market. We’ve had the best weather this year, almost unbelievably so, and it looks

Week of August 15-21, 2012

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Thursday, Aug 23 1-4pm Explore partnerships between local family farms and land preservation in northern Michigan while visiting three farms in Charlevoix County that have been protected through Little Traverse Conservancy: Inwood Farm, Lakeview Ranch, and Martinchek Farm. These working farms are protected with conservation easements and owned by private landowners. Kieran Fleming and Jay Neff from Little Traverse Conservancy will talk about easements and LTC’s experience working with farmers to protect their livelihood. We will then carpool to each of the farms for a tour given by the landowner. No charge for this outing, but pre-registration is required by calling 231.347.0991


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ABOUT TOWN How to place your listings in this section • All events that appear in this section are open to the public. • Listings are limited generally to those events sponsored by not-for-profit, educational, religious, cultural, political or social institutions. • Information must be received in writing at the Harbor Light Newspaper office, 211 E. Third St., Harbor Springs, MI 49740, no later than Monday at noon for that week’s issue. Listings cannot be accepted by telephone. Fax listings accepted at (231) 526-7634. E-mail: •Please include the following: name of organization, type of activity, address and a brief description of the event.

At the Movies with Cynthia Morse Zumbaugh

Hope Springs

week’s Movie Night is Thursday, August 16 between the Pier Restaurant and waterfront tennis courts. Movie and popcorn start at 9 p.m.. Outdoor films will follow the night of street music until August 30. Bring your own blanket or chairs.

Hometown Idol, horse and livestock shows and so much more. The fair is located at the Emmet County Fairgrounds off Charlevoix Ave. in Petoskey. For more information visit www.

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A Labor Day 5k Run/Walk, will be hosted by The Outfitter of Harbor Springs on Monday, September 3 at 8 am. Open to runners of all ages and abilities, this family event is in support of the Harbor Springs Area Community Food Pantry. Donations are $10. Run is just for fun, no t-shirts or medals and hand-timed. Free Kids Run afterwards. Strollers are welcome, but please no dogs. Meet at Zorn Park on Bay Street. Pre-register at The Outfitter on 153 E. Main Street or day-of registration at Zorn Park from 7:30-7:45 a.m..

broad range of development in the younger ages. All programs are offered at no charge, but space is limited and pre-registration is required to allow staff to prepare supplies and ensure a quality experience. For program details and locations, please visit or call (231)347-0991.

Sk8 Park, of Harbor Springs will host Weekly Activities; participants can spin the wheel and play the game/activity on which the wheel lands. Sk8 Park will have daily challenges to encourage kids to try new activities. Each Wednesday the Sk8 Park will serve a kid friendly meal and participants will be able to play some fun/silly games. Cost for dinner, dessert, and a drink is $5 per person. The park will also host an eight week Skate Contest Series. Contests take place each week with one or two skating contests such as Ollie, half-pipe contests, street and more. For more information visit the park on the top of the hill on Hoyt.

Hallelujah, a mature love story and one that is able to push all the right buttons. Nothing makes me happier than a movie that genuinely touches an array of emotions and this one made me laugh, made me a little embarrassed and even a little choked up a couple times. Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) have Taste of Harbor springs, will been married for a long time, thirty some years, and to say Uptown Tuesdays, in Harbor be September 24 from 12-3 Books and More that the romance is gone would be the understatement of Springs will be at Fairview p.m. at the Harbor Springs wathe century. When you receive household appliances for Square. Join us from early terfront. Experience the local The Story in the Stars, will be anniversary gifts, that’s a good indication there is an issue. evening until dark for some flavors of fall. Tickets are on presented at the Harbor Springs Kay cooks the same breakfast every day, Arnold eats it while home grown entertainment. sale now through the Chamber Library by Mary Stewart Adams, reading the paper (there is no communication,) dinner is the Performers will be located at of Commerce at harborspringProgram Director at Headlands event of the day and then he falls asleep in his chair while 1030 State at the center of the International Dark Sky Park. Trypublic our Awesome Omelets, Benedicts, watching the golf channel. They sleep in separate rooms. Fairview Square. The Come learn about the story beis welcome, so come, bring Kay is lonely and sad and desperate, which drives her to Housemade Corned Beef Hash, ing told by the starry night sky in Outdoors a chair and support yourStuffed lo- Great a bookstore to look for help to jazz up her marriage. What this season, and check out the French Toast & More cal artists. To become an act, she finds is a book whose author offers a one week intensive libraries updated astronomy Music A Full Moon Paddle, will be contact Ryandavid Marihugh Fridays & Saturdays: collection. This event is free and counseling course in a quaint little town in Maine and she The Outfitter of HarPurchase hosted One by Breakfast Entree & receive at (231)838-7365. everyone is welcome to attend. Northern Michigan Chorale, spontaneously signs them up for it. Arnold, who thinks half off bor theSprings Second Entree of forequal Saturday, or on the harbor August 18 10 a.m.. registration for the Fall Concert their marriage is fine, doesn’t want to go but realizes that lesser kayakers of all agesvalue and abilities will be held on August 20 and must present coupon Around Town he has to if he wants to preserve the relationship. (Besides, on Friday, Augustthis 31. Meet at Jo 27 at 6 – 7 p.m. at the John M. Community Stitch, an open I should mention that he is incredibly cheap and doesn’t launch on Bay Street Hap 131 StateFord boat St.•Harbor Springs•242-1900 Hall Auditorium in Bay View, p knitting/crochet that y Hougroup in Harbor Springs at 7:30pm. Wine Dinner, with Jeanwant to lose their deposit.) E r Michigan. Rehearsals start on v brings people together to e ry Day Lifejackets mandatory andA Jacques Fertal, president of Dr. Feld (Steve Carell, in an incredibly restrained perforthe 20 and are from 7 p.m. – 9 , l work on projects that help l N i kayaks only, please. Equipment Eagle Eye Brands, will be at The g h mance) forces them to confront issues long ignored and to t p.m. The concert theme is “The L others in our community. All ong rental available. The event is NY Restaurant on Tuesday, 21 actually talk to one another. What happens is sometimes Wonderful World of Disney.” levels and ages are welcome. free. Pre-registration required, August. Jean-Jacques has seThe Chorale is a community joyous, sometimes incredibly sad (and sometimes very There are a variety of projects call 231-526-2621 or stop in The lected some highly rated wines chorus, with members rangclumsy.) Happy to choose from, all of which Outfitter on 153 E. Main Street from his portfolio to pair with H o ing in age from High School u benefit those in need in our Streep isEso r that she probably isn’t as vconsistently ery Da good Matt Bugera’s French/Mediterstudents through adults. For community. The group meets All Nasishe ybe, appreciated should , it just seems so effortless to ranean menu. Please contact Trail Run Series, hosted by The Serving eclectic information, please call Janada g h at the Harbor Springs Library t Lo her. Watching her trying ton learn to be “sexy” is a hoot. Jones The New York Restaurant, Outfitter of Harbor Springs, is g Chingwa at 231-347-1618 or on Every Tuesday at 12:30 pm. 231-526-1904, for details and is extraordinary in this role. He is vulnerable yet funny, and Lunch open to runners of all ages and Breakfast Kirk Beckstrom 231-590-3952. Call (231)526-2531 or visit www. reservations. Open Daily for aggravating and closed off, yet sensitive at just the right abilities. Runs are hand-timed 7-Days on marked trails and 4-6 miles moments. At times,Daily he almost seems to channel Walter Open at 4pm more information. Great Lakes Chamber OrStreet Sales and Celebralong. Join us for the final run of Matthau in Grumpy Old Men. 131 State 242-0020 chestra, will perform Saturday, at 4pm the 8-run series on Wednesday, tion, sidewalk sales in Harbor The story is interesting and the dialogues are believable. August 25 at the John M. Hall August 15 with free giveaways Youth and Family Springs will be 9:30-4:30 p.m. Streep has one line that expresses what is felt by so many Auditorium in Bay View at 7 from Fivefingers. A great chance on September 1 in downtown people in this sort of relationships; she talks about how p.m.. They will be joined by the to explore local trails and run at Eastern UP Chapter of the Harbor Springs and Uptown Crooked Tree Arts Center prelonely she is and that she believes she would actually be your own pace. Drop-in ($10) Fairview Square. Ruffed Grouse Society, professional dancers. Tickets less lonely if she were in fact alone. for runs that fit Regatta your schedule. Stop by for 50th Annual Specials... (RGS) will host its 6th annual can be purchased online at There are several familiar faces in small, almost cameo Runs are every Wednesday “U Gotta Frittata” Youth Hunt and Sporting Clay, at the CTAC, $ 99 Area Festivals appearances including Jean Smart as Kay’s friend, Mimi night at 7pm. For more info: call Shooton Saturday, September Chamber Orchestra office on Serving 25% OFF The Outfitter at (231) 526-2621, Rogers as the neighbor and, in a great little bit, Elisabeth 8, at the Wycamp Lake ShootEast Lake St. in Petoskey or at Festival on the Bay, in Petoskey stop in or visit & www.outfitterBreakfast Lunch Shue as a bartender. ing Preserve in Cross Village, the door. All Breakfast, “Gourmet to Go” will celebrate the area’s This movie is not for kids. Very light on profanity, no Closed for Spring Cleaning MI, from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.. WIFI available front with three days of live muviolence or actual nudity, but as you can guess from the For more information and/or DixielandSandwiches The delicious tastes of “Cornichons” music, will be heard April Reopen April 15th. 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Little Traverse Conservancy, summer environmental education programs are now running. This summer, the Conservancy has expanded its summer education program offerings into three age groups to best suit the

musical series featuring now thru the Grill closes at 2:0 EpsilonSat. Jazz May, Band. 8 Children with on Sundays 12:30 are welcome; a $5 donation is coupon requested.this Call (231)347-4792.

Charlotte Ross Concerts, take place in the gazebo in Pennsylvania Park in Petoskey. Lawn and bench seating are available. Music begins at 12:15 and runs through August 17. For a full schedule visit www.

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Rhubarbery House Concert, series in Harbor Springs will host American roots duo, Red Tail Ring. The performance will be Saturday, September 22 on Five Mile Creek Road. The Kalamazoo-based band shares a raw blend of original compositions and interpretations of old ballads and dance tunes from Appalachia. Music begins at 7:30 pm and the event is open to all ages. Tickets are $12.

Arts Coffee at ten, at Crooked Tree Arts Center will host Barnwell Boat Works owner, R. Emory Barnwell on August 21. Barnwell will discuss the making of the 14’ sailboat that is currently on display in the Edith Gilbert Gallery at the CrookedTree Arts Center. His sailboat is part of the Artists of Mackinac Island exhibition that is currently on display until September 2.

Somewhere in Time, will be shown at 7 pm, August 21 at Crooked Tree Arts Center. The screening is free and open to the public as part of the Mackinac in the Movies series. Visit www. for more information.

Petoskey Film Theater, will be showing “The World’s Fastest In-

Week of August 15-21, 2012


dian” on Wednesday, August 15, 7:30 pm at the Petoskey District Library, Carnegie Building (old library, 451 E. Mitchell St.). Donations are appreciated.For more information call the PFT hotline at (231)758-3108.

something white to turn into a special creation. Please call 526-2414 for more information.

The photo exhibit runs thru August 24. For more information call the library at (231)758-3100.

Call for Artists

First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs, will worship on Sunday August 19 at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. A Grief Sharing Support Group meets every Thursday 12:30-1:30 in the church’s Gathering Place. All welcome. For more information, visit or call 526-7332. First Presbyterian Church is located at the corner of W. Lake and Cemetery Roads and is completely handicapaccessible.

Call for Artists, for the PetoskeyHarbor Springs Area Community Foundation, Crooked Tree Arts Center, and Institute for Sustainable Living Art and Natural Design (ISLAND) juried photo contest and exhibition, From Farm to Frame: Ripe Moments through the Lens. This exhibit encourages greater awareness of the benefits of local farming and locallygrown food, set here in northern Michigan. For more details and to submit artwork, please visit Submissions accepted until September 14. Contact Jen Schaap at jen@ or call (616)8561163 with questions.

Movies-in-the-Park, in Petoskey will be showing family films on Friday nights all summer long in Pennsylvania Park by the Perry Hotel, at dusk.This week the movie will be Cars 2. Movie lovers of all ages are welcome. Bring your kids, blankets, lawn chairs, (benches are available too) and see a movie out under the stars. For latest movie info call the PFT Movie Hotline at 758-3108.

Poet, Doyle Morgan Fellers will share his award winning poetry and love for the creative use of words at the Friends at the Carnegie on Monday, August 20 at 7 p.m. in the Carnegie Building at 451 E. Mitchell St. This program is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call the Library at (231)758-3100. Friends at the Carnegie is sponsored by the Petoskey District Library and Friends of the Library.

Churches United Methodist Church, worships on Sunday, August 19 at 11 a.m. Pastor Mary Sweet’s sermon message will be “What in God’s Name...?” based on scripture from Psalm 111 and Ephesians 5. David Cummings will play his trombone with Marion Kuebler accompanying for Special Music. The Youth Group will meet in the parking lot of the church at 2 p.m. for tie dye fun. Kids should bring

Visions of Bay View, Exhibit will be hosted at the Petoskey District Library to feature photographer Robert Cleveland.

Redpath Memorial Church, will worship on Sunday, August 19 at 9:30 a.m.. Bill Marvin from 975 Mackinaw SCity ince 1 will deliver the message. Breakfast will follow OurinAnnual the service the Cross Village home of Tomde andMayo Joan SchelCinco lenberg, all are invited to attend. Come Celebrate! Great Food! Margaritas! Fun! Stutsmanville Chapel, will Bring Your Friends! hold one service Sunday mornMay ingsTuesday, throughout the 5th summer 5-9pm at 9:30 a.m.. Nursery for 1 – 3 yr. olds is provided. Children’s Summer Sunday School is also held during the 9:30 a.m. service. Stuts Community Picnic is August 19 at noon for an afternoon of food and fun. We plan to have horseshoe pits, volleyball, basketball, a bounce house, kickball for kids and

some other fun activities. The community is invited to attend and bring a salad or dessert to pass.

Regional Farmers, artisans and foodies will be hand. Dates are every Friday from 2-6 p.m. through September 7.

The Unitarian Universalist,

Boyne City Farmers Market,

Congregation of Petoskey will hold its annual Water Communion at East Park in Resort Township, south of Petoskey on US 31 at 11 a.m. August 19. The group will meet at the covered pavilion on the upper level of the park. Those attending are asked to bring a small sample of water from a place that has special meaning to them.

outdoor season at Veterans Park has begun. The market features more than 60 vendors of the all the best that northern Michigan has to offer, including local foods, maple syrup, potted plants and a juried craft market. The market accepts Bridge cards and participates with WIC Project Fresh and Senior Project Fresh Coupons. For more information visit boynecityfarmers. com or call (221)330-2704.

Farmers Market Harbor Springs, Farmers Market, is open and will run from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday and Wednesday through Labor Day. New vendors will include french macaroons, hummus, fresh quiche, dried and fresh herbs, maple syrup, mustard, mushroom butters and whitefish pate. New this year is our market awareness Carrot Campaign.

Bay Harbor’s Open Air Market, is a family friendly event with music, food tasting farmers, homemade baked goods, as well as unique handmade goods by artisans. The market is located on the grounds of Bay Harbor with the backdrop of sparkling Lake Michigan.

Petoskey Farmers Market, is open each Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. and runs through September 28. The market is on Howard Street in downtown Petoskey, and will feature everything for your table, including fresh cut flowers. Find breads cheeses, meats, fish, honey, maple syrup, desserts and more. For more information visit

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Motor nights Thursday, Aug. 23 • 7 p.m.

NEW in ‘12:

Tough Truck-Side by Side-ATV Show!

Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair Week is Aug. 18-26, 2012

at the Fair!

Friday, Aug. 24 • 7 p.m.

AutoCross Action!

Advance tickets, more info: (231) 347-1010

Tough Truck/ATV and AutoCross Shows: $10 General Admission ages 13 and up; $5 ages 5-12 • Monster Trucks: $15 or 2/$25 in advance for 13 and up; $5 ages 2-12 • Children under 2 enter free at all Grandstand events

Saturday, Aug. 25 • 7 p.m.

Monster Trucks & Monster Prizes! Enter the Ugly Truck, Show-N-Shine and Back-to-Back Truck Pull contests for a chance at great prizes, like a $250 auto & tire gift certificate and Detroit Tigers tickets!

To enter, call the Fair Office (231) 347-1010

Complete Fair Schedule:

1129 Charlevoix Ave. (U.S. 31) Petoskey

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-CONTINUED from page 14. Harbor Springs at Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center on Friday, August 17. Burns is from Gulf Shores Alabama and has a laid back, Jimmy Buffet style to put on a relaxed one man show. The performance is at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $25 with cash or check and are available at the church, 526-7332, or at Petoskey and Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce. All monies raised will be distributed to local non-profits.

Benefits, to help with medical costs, will be held thanks to the American Legion Auxiliary. A benefit for Megan Van Horn will be held at Nub’s Nob on August 18 from 3-8 p.m.. A benefit will

ABOUT TOWN be held for Becky Meyer at Holy Childhood on August 26 and another held September 15 for Mike Rhine.

First Tee of Boyne Highlands, will host Matthew Ball on Sunday, August 19 at 8 p.m., w to present an all American family friendly concert of swingin’ blues, boogiewoogie & ragtime piano music at the John Hall Auditorium in Bay View, Michigan. Proceeds from this special musical event will go toward programming expenses for this youth development organization. Proceeds from this special musical event will go toward programming expenses for this youth development organization.

A Food Drive, will be held at the Harbor Springs IGA on Friday August 31 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m to benefit the Community Food Pantry. Requested items include chunky soup, condiments, cookies and personal care items.

North Central Michigan College Summer hours, The office is open from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. on Fridays. The library is open 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.. The fitness center will be open during the week from 6:30 a.m.

TROPical Rock • Comedy Brent Burns in Concert

Livin’ The Life

- 7: 30 p.m. and until 1 p.m. on Fridays. Regular hours will start September 4.

Gym and fitness center, is offering Family Fun and Fitness Wednesdays through August 29 from 9 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Activities will be in the Student and Community Resource Center gymnasium on the Petoskey campus. Activities will include soccer, basketball, volleyball and Eclipse Ball. There will be appropriate toys and tumbling mats for toddlers and an obstacle course for children ages 7 -11. The fitness staff will be available to help parents and their children with all activities. Participants should wear suitable gym clothing and clean, dry shoes. Cost is $5 per family and includes all activities and light refreshments. Get out of the heat and enjoy our airconditioned facility. For more information, call (231)4396370.

Brought to you in part by:

by the Northern Michigan Economic Alliance in various locations. Counseling available in Petoskey at the MI Works building from 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. and from 1:30-4:30 at the District Library the second Thursday of each month. Other locations include Charlevoix, Boyne City and Mackinaw; call (231)5826482 for more information.

Organizations HARBOR Inc., will hold their

August 16 at 343 E Main Street in downtown Harbor Springs. The menu includes turkey, ham, potatoes, vegetables, salads, baked beans, relishes, deviled eggs, rolls, beverages and pie. Price is $10 for adults, $5 for children and pre-school children eat free. All proceeds go to the many missions supported by the United Methodist Women.

Emmet County Republican Womens, meeting on Monday,

annual meeting at Pond Hill Farm in Harbor Springs. Board of Directors meeting will be held at 4 p.m. and at 5 p.m. is the meeting of members. The meeting will discuss national efforts to expand high speed internet and access to technology, and how increased access to these resources can impact us here in northern michigan. Local wine and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

United Methodist Women,

Business Entrepreneurship Business Counseling, will be offered

that Jimmy Buffet wrote about

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will be serving a Smorgasbord Dinner featuring local produce and homemade foods from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday,

August 20 will be hosting guest speakers, Congressman Dr. Dan Benishek, 1st Congressional District and Members of Mitt Romney’s Michigan Campaign office. A spokesman for the campaign will be speaking on the campaign within Michigan. All interested women and men are invited to attend this luncheon/meeting at Stafford’s Bay View Inn, Petoskey. Check in will begin at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 11:45 a.m. Luncheon will be $15. Reservations are required as seating is limited. For reservations, please call/text Rebecca Cameron -CONTINUED on page 16.

THE DEPOT TROPical Rock • Comedy

Nationally renowned singer, songwriter, humorist, BRENT BURNS performs benefit fundraiser for local charities

Club & Restaurant

Brent Burns in Concert

Livin’ The Life

Sponsored by First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs Mission Team

Friday, August 17, 2012 | 7:30 p.m. Performing Arts Center, Harbor Springs

that Jimmy Buffet wrote about

“The ultimate fine dining experience inNationally Harbor renowned Springs.”singer, songwriter, humorist,

Lunch - Dinner - Sunday Brunch - BRENT PatioBURNS Seating performs Live Entertainment - Private Hemingway Room benefit fundraiser Valet Parking - Tender Service - Catering for local charities

Tickets $25 (Cash or Check only payable to FPCHS/concert only) available at Harbor Springs & Petoskey Chambers of Commerce, First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs or at the Door. For more information call (231) 526-7332

All proceeds benefit local charities

Sport coat required for indoor dining after 5:00 pm.

Community Free Clinic, ECOP (Emmet County Outreach Program), Harbor Springs Food Pantry, Harbor Springs Friendship Center, Manna, North Country Kids, Women’s Resource Center, YMCA

111 W. Bay Street - 231.242.4233 -

Sponsored by First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs Mission Team

Friday, August 17, 2012 | 7:30 p.m. Performing Arts Center, Harbor Springs uGust

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Tickets $25 (Cash or Check only payable to FPCHS/concert only) available at Harbor Springs & Petoskey Chambers of Commerce, First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs or at the door. For more information call (231) 526-7332

Great Music

All proceeds benefit local charities FaMily Fun

Community Free Clinic, ECOP (Emmet County Outreach Program), Harbor Springs Food Pantry, Harbor Friday 5 p.m. - midnight Youth Fishing DerbySprings Friendship Center, Manna, North Country Kids, Women’s Resource Center, YMCA. Saturday 10 a.m. Saturday Noon - midnight $5 admission for adults, children free Chalk and Chocolate Festival Saturday 10 a.m. Bear River Duck Race children’s area Saturday 4 p.m. Friday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. Petoskey High School Steel Drum Band - Friday 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Celebration of the Sunset Games, Give-Aways, Bounce House, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. both nights Entertainment, Petting Zoo Saturday only

$2 admission per child, adults free

ride the Bay

Jiimaan Canoe Rides Noon to 5 p.m. each day BOYNE Parasail Noon to sunset each day $75 per person Keweenaw Star cruises 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday $15 adults/$7 children


Great food for everyone Friday Noon to 9 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Visit www.petoskeyFestiVal.coM For all the details. Great music, great fun A waterfront festival for everyone. Buy a Festival on the Bay button for $5 for admission all weekend into the children’s area and entertainment tent.

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Join the Historical Society,

Harbor Springs History Museum, 349 E. Main St., is open year round. The museum expanded summer hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm. Regular business hours remain Tuesday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm. The new temporary exhibit A Delightful Destination: Little Traverse Bay at the Turn of the Century is on display. Please visit us online at www.HarborSpringsHistory. org for more upcoming events, and sign up for our free monthly eNewsletter.

Andrew J. Blackbird Museum, opens the 2012 - 2013 Season with the exhibit “The Beauty of Quillwork.” Consisting of quilled items from its collection of the very old and traditional to newer and contemporary pieces, the exhibit focuses on the beauty and craftsmanship of each individual example. The museum is open Monday through Friday from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. and Saturday from 12 P.M. to 4 P.M. and is located at 368 E. Main Street in Harbor Springs - look for the totem pole. For further information, please call Joyce Shagonaby at (231)526-2705.

Community Resources Diabetes or feet, will be the topic on Thursday, August 16, at 12:30 pm, following lunch, at the Friendship Centers of Emmet County Petoskey location. Anyone with diabetes or conditions of the feet is welcome to attend. Come and learn about foot care tips and foot care clinics that are available. There will also be a free drawing for a foot care assessment and nail trimming for a new client. For additional information on foot care clinics call the Emmet County Friendship Centers at (231)3473211 or (888)347-0369.

A Harbor Springs Landmark since 1972

Soldiers in the Shadows Exhibit, is open on the second

floor of the Pellston Airport. Emmet County and the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa

Community Free Clinic, offers a walk-in clinic on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Sign-in and screening begin at 1 p.m. Sign-in is discontinued at 6:30 p.m. There is also a smaller appointment clinic on Monday afternoons (walk-ins welcome if the schedule allows) from 1-5 p.m.. Photo ID, proof of residency, and verification of income are required. Call (231)487-3600 for more information.

The Harbor Springs Library,

The Friendship Center is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.. A hot meal is served at noon. For more information call (231)526-6061.

Recycling Emmet County Recycling, now offers free recycling of all electronics all the time. Free electronics recycling is made possible by a 2008 Michigan law requiring manufacturers who sell computers and TVs in the state to provide a free and convenient way for customers to recycle their old computers and TVs. The facility is open from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturdays and is closed Sundays and major holidays. For more information on electronics recycling locally, contact Emmet County Recycling at (231)348-0640 or visit

summer hours. Monday 10am5pm, Tuesday 10am-5pm Wednesday 10am-8pm, Thursday 10am-5pm , Friday 10am5pm , Saturday 9am-1pm and closed on Sunday. The Harbor Springs Library offers free high speed WiFi internet access as well as Mac and PC computers available to the public. Library is located in downtown Harbor Springs at the corner of Spring and Main St. Please go to www. or call (231)526-2531 for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

Harbor Springs Community Food Pantry, located in the

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, needs help to moni-

lower level of the Holy Childhood Community Center building (entrance on Third Street), is open from 9:30 a.m.-noon every nonholiday Monday. Food is available for anyone in need in the Harbor Springs area. Those wishing to donate items may bring them to the Pantry on Monday morning or leave them in baskets inside the entrances of the church from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Phone (231)5262017, Ext 43. This is a communitywide service.

Harbor Springs Friendship Center, welcomes all senior citizens to Hillside Apartments Community Room C on West Main St. for a hot nutritious meal or to join in the fun activities. The center offers a coffee talk at 10-11:30 a.m. Mon., Tues, Wed., Fri. and exercise classes on Tues. and Thurs.

tor streams. Band together with one of our “stream teams” and experience the region’s incredible streams first-hand. Stream monitoring will be carried out on Saturday, September 19 starting at 9 a.m. and going until 2 p.m. Volunteer groups meet streamside to undertake monitoring or at the Watershed Council office to be assigned to a team. Volunteer teams collect a representative sample of the aquatic macroinvertebrate population for later identification and also note general stream conditions. Advanced registration for this free session is required. No training required to participate.

Help us get organized before and after our delivery comes. No need for a gym membership, this would be a great way to get some exercise and help others. To volunteer contact Gabrielle Billion, Administrative Assistant at (231)347-8852.

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certs in the park. The concert will be held in the ROTH Performance Shell at Conkling Heritage Park in Mackinaw City beginning at 8 pm. Music in Mackinaw concerts are held every consecutive Saturday evening mid-June through Labor Day weekend, always beginning at 8 pm. Admission is free with seating on the lawn, or bring chairs.

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will provide adult patients with free dental care including extractions, fillings and cleaning. There will be several dental professionals and members of the community donating their Charlevoix Sidewalk Sales, are time and resources, in order to Thursday, Friday and Saturday, provide free dental care to as August 16, 17, and 18. Take many residents in need as posadvantage of substantial reducsible. Volunteers may include; tions on a variety of seasonal Registered Dental Hygienist, inventory that must go. ShopDentist, Dental Assistant or any pers will find great discounts on individual who would like to gift items, home décor, clothhelp spread free smiles. ing, books, jewelry, and more. Most merchants will be on the Northern Community Me- sidewalk from 9 am to 5 pm and diation, needs someone who inside after 5 pm. could update its scrapbook, which contains newspaper Cheboygan Garage Sale articles about the organization, Event, will be August 24-26 its staff and its volunteers. For at the Cheboygan County Fair more information, contact: Dr. Grounds. Drop off items on Jane Millar at jane@northernAugust 22 from 10-2 p.m. only. This is a fundraiser for the Cheboygan County Humane Ten Big Brother Big Sister, Society. Accepting everything volunteers are needed to parfrom antiques, clothing, furniticipate in our school-based ture, household items, books mentoring program at Lincoln and more. Elementary school starting in the fall 2012 and running until May 2013. Volunteers visit with a child once a week for about an hour. Together they share a friendship. Volunteer applicants must submit an application, provide references, agree to a background check, participate in an interview and screening process, and provide information to program staff regarding their interests, life experiences, and skills working with others.



Week of August 15-21, 2012


Indians, along with collaboration from Petersburg National Battlefield in Virginia, are pleased to announce the opening of the new exhibit. The exhibit tells the story of 1st Michigan Sharpshooters Company K, Michigan’s Anishnaabek, who comprised one of the largest all-Indian units for the Union Army in Civil War, 1861-65. Of these 146 men, 32 came from Emmet and Charlevoix counties. There is no admission fee. The Odawa Exhibit is still open on the first floor of the airport.

History as we welcome special guest speaker Bob Tagatz, concierge and historian at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. This year marks the landmark hotel’s 125th anniversary. Bob Tagatz is well known for his dynamic and laughter-inducing presentations about the hotel’s history. In addition to marking the birthday of this building, we will also celebrate our local connection. Our museum building was built (originally as the Emmet County Court House) in 1886 by builder Charles W. Caskey. The following year, Caskey started and completed the Grand Hotel. Please join us at 5 p.m. for refreshments. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the second-floor Anton Library at the Harbor Springs History Museum, 349 E Main Street. Admission is $5 per person and free to current Historical Society members. Reservations are suggested by calling (231) 526-9771.




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10619 Chickagami Trail: Custom built home with quality features throughout. First floor master suite, large fieldstone fireplace in the great room, sunroom, loft, deck, dock, central air and large 3-car garage. Offered nicely furnished. $825,000

OPEN HOUSE -SATURDAY, AUG. 18 6918 M-119: Spectacular mid-century contemporary home on an incredible Lake view lot. Completely remodeled throughout with an open floor plan and efficient, custom features designed to capture the view. Features include 2 fireplaces, sauna, hot tub, media room and decks built for views and entertaining. Entry is purposefully discrete - must be seen to be appreciated. (MLS# 432101) $763,000

524 E. Bay Street #2: Wonderful all first floor two bedroom two bath Marina Village condominium uit. with a large kitchen plus patio/porch. Located near downtown Harbor Springs with expansive views of the Harbor over the Walstrom Basin. (MLS# 431304) $399,000


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Open House Aug. 18, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Directions: M-119 approximately 1½ miles East of Harbor Springs right across from Hramiec Hoffman Gallery.





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