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Issue for the week of August 8-14, 2012 Volume 41 • Number 31
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City Council addresses parking; funds connector trail
First review of downtown ideas set for August 15
By DANIELLE MCINTOSH
Final plan review set for Sept. 4
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Summer visitors bring busy store fronts, and long lunch lines to the quiet town of Harbor Springs, and with them, the topic of parking seems to rise to the surface as an increasing concern. Harbor Springs City Council was handed not one, but two parking issues on Monday night’s meeting agenda. The first addressed revising the Zoning Code for City Ordinance 383 regarding parking requirements for full line restaurants. Revising the code would make it possible for the restaurant to provide off site parking, utilizing an off site lot that is owned or leased by another party. The Planning Commission recommended council approve the revision. City Manager Tom Richards noted that this is not the end of the planning commission’s plan to examine city parking standards. Mayor, Al Dika, said “It is a small step in the right direction.” Conversely, no change was made regarding the second parking issue. The discussion was brought forth by property owners living above the New York Restaurant in second floor condos. The owners explained that they are forced to constantly move vehicles, walk a significant distance or pay parking tickets due to the city’s three hour summer parking restrictions. The property owners inquired about a parking permit similar to the one given by the marina for the vehicles of boaters. Council did not take action on the request, but Mayor Al Dika encouraged the residents to present concerns to the Downtown -CONTINUED on page 2.
Four file for two city council seats
By KATE BASSETT Harbor Light Newspaper
Crawling the Coast
Swimmers in the annual Harbor Springs Coast Crawl head out from the city beach on Sunday morning. More photos and results inside this week. (Harbor Light Newspaper photo by Graham Gettel)
Harbor grad starts up sustainable, local ‘aquaponics’ farm business here Editor’s Note: This is another in an occasional series profiling Harbor Springs High School graduates pursuing unique and interesting paths in life. It also fits with our series of stories celebrating people who are dedicated to protecting our area’s natural resources, and who celebrate small town living, and the promise of a creative, vibrant local economy. If you have a suggestion for such a profile, please email us at news@ncpublish. com
Four people filed to run for two open seats on the Harbor Springs City Council. The deadline to file was Tuesday, August 7 for the November election. Both incumbent Council members, Alan Hegedus and Cecelia Johnston, are seeking reelection. The two other candidates are Pringle Pfeifer and Matt Bugera. Current Mayor, Alan Dika, will run unopposed for his position.
By MARK FLEMMING Harbor Light Newspaper
In 2010, while sitting in the LAX terminal en route to Australia, Michigan State University (MSU) junior Josh Graybiel (also a 2007 graduate of Harbor Springs High School) began talking to a fellow traveler who hailed from the Caribbean. The man explained that he worked in the field of aquaponics, a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics. Graybiel, who was working on his BS in fisheries and wildlife, was naturally intrigued. After his chance meeting with the stranger, Graybiel spent much of his 13hour flight thinking about the field of aquaponics. By the time he reached Deakin University in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia, for his semester abroad, his interest was sparked, and encouraged. “I met a student named Jango, who had a lot of good ideas. We got assigned to a
group project together,” Graybiel said. “He had an aquaponics set up going at his house and that was the first time I was really introduced to it. Australia is big into conserving water and being as efficient as possible.” Upon returning to MSU, Graybiel put his research on aquaponics aside, but said it continued to linger in the back of his mind. “I was still thinking about the aquaculture, but then I had an assignment to -CONTINUED on page 8.
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With the “community visioning blitz” behind them, the planners at Wade Trim/living Lab are now focused on developing a downtown enhancement strategy for Harbor Springs. This plan, which will be used to guide the Downtown Development Authority’s creating a more vibrant year-round community, will be presented in a preliminary way on August 15 during the DDA’s regular monthly meeting. -CONTINUED on page 3.
Emmet County Governor to visit Petoskey for Dark Sky Coast bill signing Governor Rick Snyder will visit Petoskey on Thursday, Aug. 9, to celebrate a ceremonial signing of Public Act 251, known locally as the “Dark Sky Coast” bill, which protects the night sky above nearly 21,000 contiguous acres of land in Northwest Emmet County. The signing ceremony will take place at North Central Michigan College beginning at 4:15 p.m. It will be held in front of the new Jack and Dorothy Harris Health Education and Science Center, which the Governor will tour privately after the ceremony. The Dark Sky legislation was known as House Bill 5414 before being signed into law by Snyder on July 2, 2012. The bill was originally introduced by 107th District State Rep. Frank Foster, R-Petoskey, who serves as the chairman of the House Natural Resources, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee. It builds upon the tremendous public interest following designation of the Headlands as an International Dark -CONTINUED on page 3.
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Saving the lives of homeless animals By DETER RACINE Little Traverse Bay Humane Society executive director
At Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, our goal is simple: to save the lives of homeless animals. No animal wants to call a shelter “home,” yet it’s a reality for so many unwanted animals. For every one animal adopted, there are five more who need homes. This is precisely why our staff and board of dedicated animal lovers work tirelessly to improve the lives of our four-legged friends. And while our goal is to give every animal a happy ending, some of their stories literally bring tears to our eyes. Such was the
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day that Sheila and her eight puppies arrived at the shelter. Prior to arriving at Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, Sheila, a sweet two-year-old Shepherd mix, was pregnant and abandoned in the woods. She gave birth and carried two of her puppies to a nearby road – both still with their little umbilical cords! Fortunately, someone saw her and followed her into the woods to find six more puppies! The family was rescued just in time. When Sheila came out of the crate of the transport car, we could see the desperation in her eyes - something that became more apparent when she didn’t even want to leave her puppies to go outside to go to the bathroom. It was her amazing will to be sure her puppies had a second chance that strengthens our resolve to give each of them just that. When animals come to our shelter, they are neutered, vaccinated, groomed, trained, exercised and loved unconditionally until a permanent,
Poetry American Life in Poetry BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE
I am very fond of poems that don’t use more words than they have to. They’re easier to carry around in your memory. There are Chinese poems written 1300 years ago that have survived intact at least in part because they’re models of succinctness. Here’s a contemporary version by Jo McDougall, who lives not in China but in Kansas.
caring home can be found. The average cost to prepare each animal for adoption is more than $450 – and may be more than $1,000 for animals who have been rescued as a result of hoarding, abuse, neglect and abandonment – situations that are on the rise even here in Northern Michigan. Because our shelter is 100 percent donor funded, our members and events are crucial to ensuring that every animal who comes through our doors receives exceptional care. For the past 12 years, Howl at the Moon, our biggest annual fundraiser, has been an exciting and fun-filled evening with one goal: To raise essential funds for Little Traverse Bay Humane Society. And this year, we hope to do just that with the help of our amazing community of animal lovers. Howl at the moon will take place on Thursday, August 23. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and the thrill of bidding on unique silent and live auction items at the Harbor Springs airport! In addition to the auction items, 100 raffle tickets are available for Michigan shaped Adirondack chairs painted by artist, Aaron Kirby, a lead animator for the Shrek movie series, Shark Tale and Gnomeo and Juliet. Tickets are available for $100 each. The winner will be announced at Howl at the Moon on Thursday, August 23. We believe every animal
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warrants our best effort and thanks to our generous supporters, every animal who comes through our doors receives just that. Our members and donors provide the critical funds to help us care for the animals who need us the most – like Sheila and her puppies. Until then, as we look into their eyes, we are reminded of why we are here regardless of the day, the weather or the time. We are here to care for them, to heal them and to love them until they go “home.” To learn more about Little Traverse Bay Humane Society and Howl at the Moon, please visit www.ltbhs.com or call 231.347.2396.
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My son and I walk away from his sister’s day-old grave. Our backs to the sun, the forward pitch of our shadows tells us the time. By sweetest accident he inclines his shadow, touching mine.
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American Life in Poetry is made possible by The Poetry Foundation (www. poetryfoundation.org), publisher of Poetry magazine. It is also supported by the Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Poem copyright ©2001 by Autumn House Press. Jo McDougall’s most recent book of poems is Satisfied with Havoc, Autumn House Poetry, 2004. Poem reprinted from The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, 2nd ed., 2011, by permission of Jo McDougall and Autumn House Press. 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.
Although plans for a Harbor Springs area district library are currently on hold, I would like to clarify the public versus private definitions that continue to confuse the issue. The Friends of the Harbor Springs Area District Library state their goal of establishing “an excellent public library in the Harbor Springs area”. This goal reveals their belief that the current Harbor Springs Library is neither excellent or public. Webster’s New World Dictionary defines public as being “for the use or benefit of all” Although privately funded, the current century-old, millage-free Harbor Springs Library is open to anyone in the Harbor Springs area. So in terms of function it can certainly be considered public. However, I would suggest that we leave the determination of its level of excellence to its patrons and supporters and not to the Friends of the Harbor Springs Area District Library. Bob Ross Pellston
City council reviews parking... -CONTINUED from page 1.
Development Authority and Placemaking committees as these groups proceed with downtown planning in accordance with the downtown enhancement plan. “We don’t have a plan yet, but parking will be part of this visioning project. If we do something temporarily it may impose on people downtown,” Dika added. In other meeting news, council awarded Harbor Area Regional Board of Resources (HARBOR, Inc) $4,375 to finish a connector trail as part of the Little Traverse Wheelway. Directional signage and trail head parking will be the most noticeable addition to the already existing path in Kosequat Park (baseball fields) across from Lake Street. The connector trail is meant to help guide people into downtown Harbor Springs, the safest and easiest route possible, explained HARBOR Inc. director Rachel Smolinski said. This part of the trail will also lead to the new Hoyt Trail; construction will start on that project this month. Council also discussed display of goods by downtown merchants which has typically been regulated by the Planning Commission.
Council decided to pass along the duty to the DDA, as they are the group that “should determine what is appropriate for our town”, said City Manager Richards. Richards also presented to the council the option for the city to become a member of the Tree USA program. Requirements of the program include a community forestry program that requests a $2 per capita minimum fee ($2,400 for Harbor Springs), a Tree Board, Tree Ordinance, and an Arbor Day Observance by the city. Council agreed to explore the possibility by public postings seeking interested parties that may be interested in serving on such a board. Gow Litzenberger, who attended the Monday night meeting, announced that his company, Litzenberger Landscape, plans to plant 20 substantial trees each year in the city of Harbor Springs until they have planted 200 trees. Litzenberger is a proponent of the program.
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City manager Tom Richards said the meeting was moved to 7 p.m.in City Hall’s City Council Chambers to also include members of the Planning Commission. The more “official” presentation of Wade Trim’s final plan will be held on September 4. “The August 15 meeting is more to say ‘here’s what we’re thinking’ and I anticipate there will be some discussion with the Planning Commission about Wade Trim’s suggestions. It’s a check-in to make sure everyone is on the same page. September 4 is really the meeting when there will be an official presentation,” Richards said. Richards added he expects there to be a printed version of the presentation for public
record, and that community members will be able to view the recommendations this way as well. “The DDA has to have a plan in place to begin capturing income, particularly if they are looking at any Tax Increment Financing options. That’s the state law. What Wade Trim presents, however, will not be the DDA’s actual plan. That has to be set by the members of the Authority. This is more to set the direction, to offer up key points, and to provide professional guidance about goals and objectives.” Part of the benefit of a community having an active Downtown Development Authority is that once a plan is in place, the DDA has the ability to do a variety of things-- from owning buildings to hosting
events-- without needing to go through an approval process at the City Council level. DDA’s also qualify under the federal tax code as a public purpose, allowing the Authority to receive tax-deductible donations like a non-profit organization. Richards noted the DDA has already accepted such funds, which were used to fund the Wade Trim study. “Everybody is excited about how successful the community input gathering sessions were,” Richards said. “I’ve heard words from Wade Trim like ‘there were two or three times more people that we expected,’ which I think is fantastic. It can only help this process; we gave people the opportunity to be heard before creating a plan, and many took advantage of it. It
makes the process authentic, because it really does represent the views of lots of different groups of people.” All meetings of the Harbor Springs Downtown Development Authority are open to
the public. The DDA’s next meeting is August 15 at 7 p.m. The formal Wade Trim presentation of a Downtown Enhancement Strategy will take place on September 4.
Governor to visit Petoskey -CONTINUED from page 1. Sky Park in May 2011. The Headlands, located in northwest Emmet County, is the seventh International Dark Sky Park in the United States and just the 10th in the world. “Tourism experiences of all types are important for Michigan and our region, including enjoyment of a pure, undiluted night sky,” Foster said, upon introducing the legislation. Foster will join the Governor for Thursday’s ceremony, along with Emmet County Commissioners and local dark-sky advocates; the public is invited to attend the signing ceremony. Public Act 251 does not place any requirements on land owners; it simply requires that any lighting on the included public lands be directed downward so as not to interfere with the view of the night sky. While the legislative action will not require homeowners or businesses to
change their lighting practices, it is intended to encourage more residents and visitors to protect the night sky as a resource that sets Emmet County apart, according to Lyn Johnson, Emmet County Controller. Mary Stewart Adams, the county’s Dark Sky Park Program Director, said she is thrilled the Governor is supporting efforts to protect the night sky. “A deep, dark night is a vanishing resource for inspiration and creative genius that is largely overlooked in the developed world,” Adams Old sport said. “The State of Michigan can be proud of its leadership role in recognizing the necessity of protecting such a resource.” Along with covering nearly 21,000 acres of state land in Emmet County, PA 251 also encompasses several hundred acres of state land in southern Michigan. A map of the Dark Sky
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Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club celebrates 40 years Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club of Harbor Springs, Michigan is proud to be celebrating 40 years in 2012 with 760 current property owners and 80 social members from 30 states and seveb countries throughout the world. For nearly 100 years, the 1600-acre property now known as Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club [Birchwood] operated as a prominent dairy and produce farm serving the residents of Emmet County along the northern coastline of Lake Michigan. In 1971, Michigan developer Bill Cottrill purchased the land with highly controversial plans for what would later become one of the most prestigious residential/resort communities in the nation and a unique and integral part of the surrounding communities. Property owners later
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PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF HARBOR SPRINGS ORDINANCE NO. 382 ORDINANCE NO. 383 An ordinance to amend Chapter 50 of Title V of the Code of the City of Harbor Springs, by amending and restating Section 50.301(4)(c) therein. WHEREAS, the Planning Commission of the City of Harbor Springs has studied the existing provisions of the Zoning Code pertaining to the off-street, off-site parking required for a full line restaurant that has been approved as a special land use under Section 50.1202(3) of the Zoning Code, and whether it would be advisable to permit any such restaurant to satisfy the off-street parking requirement by using off-site, off-street parking spaces under an agreement or agreements that are otherwise satisfy existing Zoning Code Section 50.301(4)(c), but which agreements are terminable, and has determined that changes to the Zoning Code are desirable; and, WHEREAS, the Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on June 21, 2012, on the proposed amendment to the Harbor Springs Zoning Code, as contained in this Ordinance; and, WHEREAS, after said public hearing, on July 19, 2012 the Harbor Springs Planning Commission recommended the adoption of the zoning provisions contained in this Ordinance; and, WHEREAS, the City Council has studied this matter, accepts the recommendation of the Planning Commission, concurs therewith, and finds that the adoption of the within Ordinance is necessary for the health, safety and welfare of the City of Harbor Springs, NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HARBOR SPRINGS ORDAINS: Section 1 Chapter 50 of Title V of the Code of the City of Harbor Springs is hereby amended by amending and restating Section 50.301(4) (c) in its entirety to read as follows: “(c) With the approval of the Planning Commission, the location of off-street parking spaces required under this Chapter may be varied off-site of an owner’s premises if the off-site location, in the determination of the Planning Commission: (i) Is within sufficient proximity of the property owner’s premises such that the property owner, the property owner’s employees, customers, clients or members, will normally utilize the off-site parking spaces rather than public parking spaces or facilities. - or (ii) is made available for parking to the public at large and is within sufficient proximity of the property owner’s premises that parking congestion within the vicinity of the property owner’s premises should be reduced. No off-site parking space shall be approved under this Section 50.301(4)(c) if the space or spaces proposed for use are already committed to off-street parking for the owner of such spaces or are committed or dedicated to another off-site property use under this section. If the off-site location is not irrevocably committed or dedicated to the property owner’s benefit, or to the public at large, as the case may be, the property owner must: (i) reserve sufficient space on the property owner’s property (to be indicated on the property owner’s Site Plan) to meet the off-street parking requirement should the right to use the off-site location terminate. If the right to use the offsite location is terminated, the property owner shall forthwith provide the required off-street parking spaces in conformity with this Chapter; or, (ii) in the case of a full line restaurant in the CBD that has received special land use approval under Section 50.1202 (3) of the Zoning Code, the property owner must sign an agreement with the City of Harbor Springs that will be prepared by the City Attorney that shall provide that if the right to use the off-site location is terminated, the property owner shall immediately terminate any restaurant service except as expressly permitted under Section 50.1202(3)(c) of the Zoning Code; and that the property owner shall pay all costs of enforcement of such agreement and this Section of the Code, including the City’s attorney fees; and that if such fees are not paid by the property owner within 30 days after billing, all such fees shall be assessed against the property on the next City tax roll, pursuant to City Charter Section 2.2(s). A violation of these requirements shall be deemed a violation of this Code.” Section 2 The provisions of this ordinance are hereby declared to be severable, and if any clause, sentence, word, section or provision is declared void or unenforceable for any reason by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining portions of said ordinance shall remain in force. Section 3 This ordinance shall take effect ten days after its adoption and publication. Section 4 A copy of this Ordinance may be purchased or inspected during normal business hours at City Hall, 160 Zoll Street, Harbor Springs, Michigan. We hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of an ordinance adopted by the City Council of the City of Harbor Springs at a regular meeting held on August 6, 2012. Al Dika, Mayor Ronald B. McRae, City Clerk
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THE MOVING MATES Art in the Barn Sale! Prints, Originals, Diverse Mediums … So many to choose from! Don’t miss this sale! As always, loads of free parking! Fri – Sat- Sun Aug. 10, 11, 12 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.
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written plans for outside displays by the downtown businesses, if in his sole discretion he determines that the displays are not on public property, creating a public safety hazard and not diminishing the ambience of the Downtown area while the PUBLIC NOTICE Planning Commission reviews this issue for the next ninety LAKEVIEW CEMETERY (90) days.. BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING 5. Council, by consensus, authorized the City Manager to approve a Cemetery Fourth ofBoard July of Fund Raiser proposed Hannah and The Lakeview Trustees will be holding a by Board of Trustees Sydney if 100%August of their above will thebecost Meeting at 9:00Lewis a.m., Tuesday, 14, revenues 2012. The meeting held of in the Fund room, Raiser “not-for-profit” organization of the conference Citygoes Hall, to 160their Zoll Street, Harbor Springs, MI 49740. choice. Anyone wishingapproved to attend may so. Should there beAgreement any comments, issues 6. Council thedoLibrary Services between or concerns, they Springs can be expressed at the and the Alanson-Littlefield the Harbor District Library meeting. Library and authorized the City Manager to execute said Agreement. Ronald B. McRae 7. Council approved the awarding of the East Bluff Drive and Secretary Oak Street Water Reliability Contract to Harbor Springs Excavating in the amount of $217,955.25. 8. Council approved Ordinance No. 382, which aligns the City Code with the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act recently passed by the State Legislature. 9. 8/8/2012 Council approved, by consensus, waiving the Transient MerFor Fees p g chants’ 20 ad d ifor s pthe l a yFriends / n e w of the Harbor Springs Area District Library used book sale to be held under the portico at the Island Bean Store and Coffee Shop. 10. Council approved, by consensus, the addition of two new locations for the performers of the Street Musique Program. They are: a.In the Merchants’ Walkway near State Street behind the Bar Harbor. b.On the lawn at the Marina between the Chamber of Commerce gazebo and the tennis courts. 11. Council approved, by consensus, a Fourth of July Fund Raiser proposed by Nancy Kenyon, owner of 695 East Main Street, to hold a lemonade stand to raise funds for a cancer victim. All of the revenues over the cost of the fund raiser will be used for the cancer victim. 12. Council approved, by consensus, the cancellation of July 2, 2012 regular City Council Meeting.
In spite of scorching tempera- have the Peacemeal String Invitation for tures and daunting humidity, Band back again. They were out on their last visit SUBMISSION PROPOSALS the market was bustling lastOFrained week. Saturday, August 4, but they are game to come to entertain us. Saturwas a record day for many of back Harbor Springs Downtown day, August 18, our special the vendors, thanks to all the Development Authority folks who came out in spite guest will be Brandon from Bicycles out of ofThe theHarbor weather. This Downtown week is Serendipity Springs Development Authority will Boyne City. He custom makes National Farm Market Week, accept proposals through Monday March 5, 5:00 PM to deand is ready to chat come your support for bicycles velopshow the HARBOR SPRINGS DOWNTOWN ENHANCEwill all of you hardcore biking all the hardworking vendors MENT STRATEGY who get up at the crack of folks. The peaches are coming dawn to requirements bring the best and out this week so don’t miss out Project include: on that juicy goodness. All of freshest on offer in Northern • analysis of the downtown retail, business, office and the fruits this year are in short Michigan! residential market supply so don’t wait! Blueberries On Wednesday, August 8, • analysis of the downtown and waterfront attributes and whichopportunities is also National Sneak wild and tame are still coming in they look delicious. a•Zucchini onto Your Neigh- and engaging the community’s residents and property ownDid you know that you can bor’s ers Porch Day (We don’t in the planning process buy meat or mushrooms from make these up, really), wefor will • identifying a vision opportunities for downtown our vendors and have Kerrie revitalization from Two Acre Farms make ROOMS FOR RENT. Extended stay/ them into custom ravioli for construction available. HouseA full copyrates of the Request For Proposals document will be you? It’s true! Many of our keeping service, TV, phone, provided to allCable, requests directed to Tom Richards, Harbor microwave, fridge, WI-FI, utilities. No vendors also take orders, do SpringsnoCity Manager; citymanager@cityofharborsprings. smoking, pets. COACHHOUSE shipping and are available com or 231-526-2104 INN, 1011 US-31 N. Petoskey (231) for your catering needs. We 347-8281. are a full service market ready The Harbor Springs Downtown Development Authority to make your eating experireserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, Massage Therapy ences phenomenal! Our hot and will award based upon the qualifications of the apdog/mustard tasting was a big “RESTORE, RENEW & FEEL BETplicant and the proposal providing the best match for the TER” with Massage Therapy. Thera- success and more tasting oprequirements peutic Services. of the DDA. portunities are being planned. NAN HOGAN, OVER 25 yrs experiDon’t miss a market or you may ence. 8434 M-119. 231-330-0891 Proposals will be evaluated by the Harbor Springs DDA miss some great tasting treats. Strategy Committee.After all qualified proposals have been For those of you who take evaluated by the committee, the most qualified proposals Produce advantage of our “Husband will be presented for selection by the full DDA Board on Waiting Table,” you’ll be glad BILL’S FARM MARKET. Wednesday March 21,Peach2012 at 8:00 AM es & Cream Sweet Corn, blueto know we have added an berries, Local Tomatoes; Honey umbrella to keep you shaded Springs Downtown Development Authority Rock Harbor Melons, Fresh Cut Flowers; while you pass the time talking Glads; c/o Sunflowers; Green & YelTom Richards, Harbor Springs City Manager playing checkers. low beans, Red & White new Po-Zoll or 160 Street tatoes; cucumbers; pickles; and If you have planted a carrot in MI 49740 more fresh produce Harbor daily. We Springs, acyour yard to show your market 231-526-2104 cept Bridge Cards. 231-347-6735. love, please check our FB page. 3 1//2 miles firstname.lastname@example.org east of Petoskey on Two carrot winners have gone Mitchell. M-Fri 9-6; Sat 9-5. unclaimed but we have a new POND HILL FARM. Greenhouses potential winner up and waitopen. The Garden Café open 11 am ing. If you are a Facebook fan, to 3 pm daily. Wine Tasting Room 7 days, 11-6 (www.harborspringswin- share us with your friends. And ery.com). Farm raised meats and check out our new web page more. Open daily 8 am-6 pm. 5 miles www.hsfarmersmarket.weebly. N. of downtown Harbor Springs on com for stories about our venM119. www.pondhill.com 231-526dors, links to their websites and FARM.. information about upcoming events and past activities. Wanted Meet us at the market, WANTED OLD SKIS at 8047 LakeCyndi Kramer shore Drive or driveway on Lake Market Master Street. Call 513-484-6687 for pickup.
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Harbor Springs...Now and Then Musings, memories & news about you By CYNTHIA MORSE ZUMBAUGH email@example.com | 231.526.7842 Much of the world, it seems, is stricken with Olympic fever and I count myself among that number. I admit it; I have become an Olympic junky. The USA has had incredible success thus far, but even if that weren’t the case, it’s always great to watch the competition. It’s impossible not to feel real joy for the winners and sympathy for the disappointed, whether or not they are on “our” team. This year has had some questionable elements to the games, though. One thing
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I’m noticing this year is that it certainly doesn’t seem to be about competition and sportsmanship for a lot of these teams. Have there ever been this many scandals and disqualifications and appeals before? Maybe I have selective memory, but this just doesn’t seem right. (And let me go on record as saying that I think Gabby Douglas AND her hair are beautiful and that those who would criticize her need some serious help.) And maybe I was doing a Rip Van Winkle for a couple of decades or something because I don’t remember when all of these new “sports” were added. I’ve almost been expecting them to pull out a Twister mat and play that for the gold. Watching the flashbacks during the telecast bring back some wonderful memories. The first Olympic memory that I have is of Peggy Fleming; she was so beautiful and so graceful, I wanted to be her (the fact that I can’t skate a lick and have no grace whatsoever did not deter me.) I don’t think that I really remember seeing Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in the black power salute, but I certainly remember discussing it in school that fall. The 1972 Olympics are burned in the memories of anyone who watched them.
For most of us, this was our first taste of terrorism and it was frightening. Almost as frightening is the fact that I was talking with two teenagers last week, 16 & 19, and when I mentioned the Munich Olympics and what happened there, neither of them had ever heard of it. Some stories need to be told and retold and we owe it to those fallen athletes that we don’t forget. That was also the year we were first treated to the pigtails and brilliant smile of Olga Korbut as she charmed us on her way to Olympic gold. It was also the year of Mark Spitz and his seven gold medals. Be honest, how many of you had that famous poster hanging on your wall? It was also the year of the men’s basketball debacle; I hate sour grapes, but 40 years later, we still were robbed of the gold. Four years later, Olga was back but she was eclipsed by the quiet perfection of Nadia Comaneci. Nadia was as restrained as Olga was exuberant, but when she won, the smile that lit her face was amazing. (And if you are into love stories, how about the fact that she met her future husband in fellow gymnast Bart Connor at the Olympics and years later, after her defection from Romania, he
contacted her and invited her back to Oklahoma and they eventually wed.) In the winter games, Dorothy Hamill won the gold and had an entire nation mimicking her haircut. I was working at the ski school at Boyne Highlands during those winter games and that was the year of Franz Klammer and all lessons had to be scheduled around his races. That was also the year that saw a pre-Kardashian Bruce Jenner prove that he was the greatest athlete in the world as he took back the decathlon title for the U.S. Everyone has their favorite and unforgettable Olympic images. Who can forget the USA Hockey team defeating the USSR on their way to gold in 1980, Mary Lou Retton bouncing and smiling and Carl Lewis winning everything he entered, or so it seemed or Greg Louganis, incredible for so long before the frightening head injury during a dive. The disappointment of favorite Mary Decker after her collision with Zola Budd, Edwin Moses gliding over hurdles with seemingly no effort, the courage of Kerri Strug on the vault and the “Dream Team” making their basketball debut and wowing the world; these are images that remain and will now be joined by the smiles and ex-
Petoskey Farmers Market Aug. 10 The summer crops are coming in and there’s no better time to visit the Downtown Petoskey Farmers Market. On Friday, August 10, the market will host another tasting day from 10 a.m. until noon. Samples of products from 25 farms will be available for a free tasting. The market hours are 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. every Friday through September 28. The location of the market is on Howard Street, between Mitchell and Michigan Streets. Also, photographers are Above: The Kensington Hotel was a relatively short-lived hotel, built in 1882 invited to come to the market and destroyed by fire in 1899. The hotel was located on the southwest corner for the Farm to Frame photog- of State and Main streets and its four-story presence dominated the Harbor raphy contest sponsored by Springs skyline of the late 1800s. (HSAHS Archives) the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Community Foundation, Institute for Sustainable Living, Art and Natural Design and Crooked Tree Arts Center. For more information visit www.crookedtree.org or call Jen Schaap at jen@artmeetAcousticOn Guitar/Voice Thursday, August 2, 2012, Myrtle K. Johnston, age 94, passed searth.org or 616-856-1163. folk.blues.jazz away at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey, MI. She went peacefully 439 Pine Street in theMIcompany of her daughters. Harbor Springs, 49740 firstname.lastname@example.org Myrtle was born on October 12, 1917, in Cross Village, MI, Don’t miss Hank & Stan with Bo White the Tarczon the&daughter ofBros. George and Edna (Palmateer) Kruzel. She “Good(Herb Dog Food at Next to Rhythm Harbor IGASection Glahn + Bob Bowne = “Hank & Stan”) was raised in Cross Village and attended Harbor SpringsHigh a Good 203 Clark St. Saturday, Sept.Price!” 12 - From 8pm - before 12am School. 526-7160 At Little Traverse Bay Golf Club (in the tent) She married Samuel E. Johnston on January 8, 1934. Myrtle Free-will offerings for Manna Food Project are encouraged made her home in Goodhart with her husband, Sam, where they raised four children. She began her life-long career as a cook at Lamkin Lodge and Old Trail Inn in Goodhart. In Bird Seed & Feeders, Dog/Cat Toys, Grooming 1960 she bought Johnston’s Restaurant in downtown Harbor Supplies, Treats, Supplements, Horse Feed & Grain, $1 Suet Cakes, Fish & other Reptile Food. Springs from her brother-in-law Roy Johnston. Myrtle operated Johnston’s Restaurant for 17 years, where she was well known for her family-style cooking, home-made pies, generous heart and feisty temper. Myrtle was a life-long member of the Petoskey area Rebecca Lodge, the Harbor Springs Grange, and she was an honorary member of the Harbor Springs Fire Fighters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam; her son Samuel D. Johnston; her brothers Ralph and Lester Johnston; and her great-grandson Tommy Johnston. She is survived by her daughters Sharon (Ed) Slocum, Myrna (Pat) Proctor, and Dixie (Ron) Ira, all of Goodhart; brother, Arnold Kruzel of Cross Village; grandchildren Christine Johnston, Samuel (Penny) Johnston, Kelli Snively, Kirby (Betrina) Snively, Dee (Richard) Lantz, Kit (Chris) Proctor, Kerry Proctor, Ronald C. Ira III and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services took place August 7, 2012.
cellence of Gabby Douglas and Missy Franklin. Speaking of smiles that will be remembered, I would be remiss if I did not mention the passing of Myrtle (Mert) Johnson. This woman was such a part of the backbone of Harbor Springs, her restaurant was a landmark and her pies were legend. So many people worked for or with her over the years and they all remember her with such joy, that grin and that sparkle in her eye. She didn’t suffer fools and she wasn’t one to put up with nonsense, but she had a heart of gold. I didn’t know her as an employer, I knew her first as my friend Kay Shepler’s grandma (step) and I have wonderful memories of visiting her house and playing in the barn or sneaking in the restaurant after school because she knew Mert would slip us some kind of snack. Very sincere condolences to Dixie, Sharon and Myrna and to all of Mert’s family; what a loss this is for the community. I don’t have permission to mention this next event, but once again, easier to ask forgiveness and Eric isn’t the one to ask for recognition, so here I go anyway. Each August for the past five years, Eric Wilde has ridden in the Pan Mass Challenge, which from what I read is the most successful
bike-a-thon in the nation, raising money for cancer research and care. Eric, class of ’77, first rode in memory of his friend, Kathy Shepler. Over the past five years, he has sadly added to the dedication to include Maggie Miller, Steve White, Eddie Kelbel and most recently, Rick Olson. I just wanted to mention this and suggest that anyone wishing to donate in any of their memories can do so by visiting www.pmc.org and choosing make a donation for a rider and typing in Wilde. It is certainly a wonderful cause and a way to remember some wonderful friends. Lots of birthday wishes going out this week, the first to Kevin Cranick on Thursday, August 9. Saturday, 8/11, will see Diane Morris Kabat, Carolyn Wilson and Brenda Sproule celebrating and on Sunday, wish a Happy Birthday to Gale Kepford. Happy Birthday on Monday, 8/13 to Ami Woods and Janie Burdick, on Tuesday to Kim Sylvain, Kathy Radle Pinter, Julie Cupps, Melissa Morse Radke and Tom Gough. Finally, on Wednesday, Happy Birthday to Pam Allerding, Mike Coors and Duane Beswick. Share your news with Cynthia,
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Graham is a wealth of information (and stories) about these grand ghosts of Harbor Springs resort history. Tom’s program will begin promptly at 5:30 pm but we invite you to join us at 5:00 pm for a light wine and cheese reception. The talk will take place 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. The Harbor History Talks are presented ten months out of the year by the Historical Society and are sponsored in part by Graham Real Estate. For more information, visit www.HarborSpringsHistory. org or call the Historical Society at (231) 526-9771.
The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society invites you to take a walk through the historic hotels of Harbor Springs on Thursday, August 9 beginning at 5:00 pm. Our “concierge” for this Harbor History Talk is Tom Graham, local resident and historian. Tom’s presentation includes great historic images of Harbor Springs, our waterfront and a number of the old hotels. During his presentation, the audience will look through the lobby of the Ramona Park Inn, learn about the various names of the short-lived Kensington Hotel, and take a peek inside some of the resort hotels that operated into the 1960s. Tom
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Locks Love . . . 1940-1949 Reunion Harbor of High Classes Rachel a School Classes 1940-1949 will hold their HarborMorris, Springs18, High senior at Harbor annual reunion on Wednesday, August 15 at Kiwanis Park beSprings School ginningHigh at noon. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to had her pass20” andof lots ofhair memories and stories to tell! See you there! cut off on April 9, Michigan Tech 2010 with the helpgraduate of Madge Technological Heinz at Michigan University honored the achievements The Hairthan House of more 1,000ofgraduates at Spring Commencement April Harbor Springs. 28, 2012. Among the honorees was William Duray of Harbor Rachel send her a Bachelor of Science in Business AdSpringswill who earned cut hair along to ministration. Locks of Love, a Grand Valley State graduates non-profit organization, willUniversity be made into a hair piecethe fornames a child Grandwhere Valley it State has announced of suffering from long-term medical hairgraduating loss. And Rachel has in a those students who earned degrees, Fall 2011 fun new hairorstyle to enjoy! (Courtesy Photo) December Winter 2012 in April. The following students from Harbor Springs were listed: John W. Cwikiel, Master of The Northern Michigan Chorale announces Education; Maggie Hackman, Bachelor of Arts; their annual Vocal Music Scholarship grant. These are Derek McAlister, Bachelor of Science; Kylescholarships Sanderson, Bachavailable for anyone of high school age or older. Applicants elor of Business Administration. need to be a resident of Northern Michigan. Letters of application are due by “Birds Friday, May 2010 and need to Audubon Society’s and 7,Blooms” include name, address and phone number. Also, the The Petoskey Regional Audubon Society invites thein public application letter, specify the planned use for the grant such to join them on Sat, Aug 11 at 9 am for “Birds and Blooms” at as vocalSwift lessons or music camp assistance. Vocal with students Thorne Nature Preserve near Harbor Springs, Sally and High School applicants should provide a of Stebbins and John Riggs. Allow 1.5 hours. For moreletter info call recommendation from your music instructor. Auditions will Sally at 526-1222. take place on Mon, May 17 at 7:00 pm at the Petoskey United Holy Cross Church1804 hosts Methodist Church, E. Sat/Sun Mitchell. events Send letters of Holy Cross Church in Cross VillageChorale, will be, hosting Perch Fry application to Northern Michigan Box 51,aPetoskey, on 49770. Saturday, 11information, in the Fr. Laurus Pavillion on Richter the parish MI ForAug more contact Meredith at grounds, serving from 4-8 pm, Adults $10, Children (10 & 347-9717. under) $7. For more info contact Sue Parson (231)526-2874. The folks at Holy Cross Parish in Cross Village will Homecombe hosting Holy Cross Parish will be hosting their 95th Annual aingPancake/Egg/Sausage breakfast on Sunday, April 18, Festival on Sunday, (11-6) Aug 12 beginning with an outdoor serving from 8-11 am in the Fr. Al Parish Center. Cost is $5 Mass at 11; dinners served noon to 4; entertainment from 1-5. which includes all the pancakes you can eat! Contact Sue Kathy Mendoza, originally from CrossVillage, will be signing copParson atlatest 526-2874 more information. ies of her books,for “Looking Back at CrossVillage and Beyond”, published last year and “Growing Up in Cross Village - Memories Happy Birthday Frank Lauer who celebrates on April 15 of a Barefoot Girl”topublished in 2010. Both books contain many from your family and friends. old photos. Other publications will also be available at the signHana Ketterer will be celebrating her birthday on April 16 ing. For more info, contact Matt Eaton 231-838-1744. with her family and friends - have a great day!
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Live, silent auction fundraiser for local resident Community Foundation holds annual meeting
SPECIAL HARBOR LIGHT NEWSPAPER silent auctions as mirror The TO Petoskey-Harbor Springslive Areaand Community Foundation
and two cedar Golf packages, hand-crafted partatofthe a Saturday, April 17, Adirondack chairs; a gift cerrecently held its Annual Meeting Perry Hotel. Charlie furniture, jewelry, salon support local tificate for sky diving or a Gano, president of theprodboard,fund-raiser noted thatto this year’saannual ucts, lawn maintenance and woman undergoing treatment report theme, “Voices: Our Community Speaks”, emphasizes scenic aerial tour; handmade WEEK'S HIGH fertilizing, and pet grooming for cancer. the role the Community Foundation plays in listening to the quilts, table cloths and other on Mon, April 12 supplies are “When WEEK’S HIGH Amy Peterson, 35, of Harbor needs inand the products community. the community speaks, products; gift certificates to just a few of the many items Springs has breast cancer and On Sat., Aug. 4 numerous area restaurants; a we listen,” said Gano. “And, we are fortunate to have a role that will be offered during is facing approximately one portable BBQ grill; a pig roast; of speaking in the community through are grants and other F year of treatment along with 10 cords of pole wood; jewinitiatives,” he added. WEEK'S LOW chemotherapy. She has sharno elry including earrings, braceBiological Station This year, the Foundation has produced three videos WEEK’S LOW healthtrustees, insurance on On Sat,Mon., AprilAug. 10 6 ing the voices of donors, grantees, youthcoverage members lets and necklaces; and much, offers enrichment and the April 17 benefit will much more! and staff. for The adults videos are now available on the Foundation’s courses help support her during treat“We are very, very pleased website, www.phsacf.org. F The University of Michigan ment and recovery. The benwith the Elgin-Jennifer number and quality Wil Cwikiel, trustee, presented the slate of trustees up for Andrew Byer Our August weather started out Biological Station will offer efit is sponsored by VFW PostE. of items we’ve received for It pretty election. Re-elected to three-year terms were Jennifer much like This past week was back to July. much more two mini-courses for adult 2051 and American Legion temperaturesranged high Deegan, Charles H. Gano, and Todd C. Winnell. Kathyrn S. the live and silent auctions,” seasonal conditions in thisthe past enrichment in June. 70s-mid 80s with lows in the 60s. It Post 281. said Roger Mays, Building Erber was newly elected. Ellen C. Lively was elected to fill an week with night time temCatherine and Jocko Cun- was hot over the weekend but things Forest and Landscape EcolThe numerous local resiManager and Quartermaster/ unexpired term as the youth representative. peratures hovering at or beningham and Richard Byer cooled down by Monday when we ogyDavid asks,Jones, “Whyexecutive do plants dentsrecognized involved in collecting director, retiring board Chief Financial Officer for lowwoke a clear, cool summer mornthetofreezing mark while are happy to announce the ing. Our town continues to be busy grow whereJane they do?” Sus- donations members: Damschroder, who served from elevenarea years.busiJones VFW Post 2051. “Individuals warming to the mid-50s durupcoming wedding their with the Farmer’s Market a gathering tainable Urbanism: Urban nesses and community resi- and businesses in our of comthanked Damschroder for her significant commitment and ing the day. We had some daughter, Jennifer, to An- place for visitors and locals alike Design with Nature, exam- dents have been over- munity have been outstandcontribution to the Community Foundation. He also recograin, about 3” of wet snow of Roma and wonderful fresh produce and many ines the links between human whelmed by the outpouring ingdrew withElgin, their son support. There nized the outstanding contribution of the graduating youth which disappeared quite other items fill the stands. Be sure to Dennis Elgin of Seal Beach, stop by if you haven’t yet! settlement patterns and cli- of community support. member on the board, Halle Jarvi, who served four years on will be something for every- quickly but did remind us it is mate change. California. So much going on! Enjoy!! Just also a few of thethe items the Youth Advisory Committee and served one for year one at the benefit,” he said. still only April. Condtions Both classes are taught on- the live and silent auction Jennifer attended New York Mays also wanted the comon the board of trustees. remain dry - predictions of site at and near the University include: float boat rental; The munity University to knowand this isgraduated the first rain at the end of the week Jill O’Neill, trustee, gave the financial report for their fiscal Weather highof Michigan Biological Sta- Pier Pointer boat rides; golf time from California College that American Legionof hopefully may year ending March 31, 2012, reporting that the Community produce those lights brought to tion which is located on the packages from several area Post the281 Artsand in 2011 major VFWwith Posta2051 April showersyou needed Foundation received $7,451,831 in gifts, excluding the exweekly to by:ensouth side of Douglas Lake resorts; hand-crafted furni- have in Visual Studies. She works come together to sponcourage our spring things to traordinary bequest made to a donor advised fund, gifts of near Pellston. at Garner Printing in Des ture including a picnic table, sor an event. burst forth. $1,146,795 is up from last year. The Community Foundation Mini-Courses allow inMoines, Iowa. made $754,595 in grants; and the total assets were over $28 depth study of an environAndrew graduated from the Weather million. Kevin Christman, of Rasmussen, Teller, O’Neil, and mental topic in a friendly, University of California, San Highlights Christman, P.C., shared a clean opinion on the recent audit supportive atmosphere. They in 2007 with a major brought to you Community Diego, Salutes of financial position. are taught by individuals who in Psychology and a minor in each week by: Jones shared highlights of the past year, like reaching the are leaders in their field and Economics. He then obtained $250,000 match proposed by CMS Energy to preserve and proare well acquainted with the his Juris Doctor from the UniAppreciates tect the Little Traverse Bay, helping the Petoskey volunteers High School Biological Station and Northversity of California Berkeley’s Sampled at Irish Boat Shop ClassMichigan. of 1949 move the World War II Memorial to Pennsylvania ern Scientists, on Monday, Aug. 6 As an unknown writer said, “When work, andin Boalt Hallcommitment School of Law Park, and finishing theinteryear with a surplus in our administrateachers and “laymen” pleasure all become one and you 2011. reach He thatworks deep well as a where judicial tive budget. Jonessomething emphasized that the voices of community Last week: 74º ested in learning passion lives, nothing is impossible”. Thea federal volunteers ofinthe clerk for judge Des members matter and invited attendees to share their Brought to you courtesy of new have all benefitted from several Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, Moines, Iowa. Inc. (WRC) definitions of giving and community. He announced that in the Mini-Courses. are a shining example of how The passion translates intoin Irish Boat Shop wedding will be held the year, the Community Foundation will be makTheupcoming Biological Station of- possibility. The WRC was founded in 1977 by on community www.irishboatshop.com Harbor Springs September ing aspring special effort hear from the community, including the fers and to summer members who had a dream of building an agency committed 2, 2012. YAC project that surveys students in Emmet County about classes for college students to equality, justice and the well-being of women in Northern After the wedding, the couyouth as well opportunities for nonprofit partners, and is needs, the site of asmany Michigan. Their passion bloomed into formation of the ple willthe reside in San Francis“next generation” friends, and donors to be heard. Jones conresearch projects conducted organization’s multitude of human service programs and co, California. The bride will Temperature: cluded by noting that thethe Community Foundation has been by scientists from across lives on 33 years later through hard work and workthe for Watermark Press and and continues to beinformaa strong resource for donor and nonprofit country. For more commitment of the many volunteers continue to actively thewho groom for Quinn Emanuel organizations that value our community. F tion on the Biological Station support the agency. Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. www.lsa.umich.edu/umbs/. 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 www.irishboatshop.com 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 Seasonal Residents West Third/Traverse St. L’Arbre Croche 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 ncpublish.com 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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Harbor grad starts up sustainable, local ‘aquaponics’ farm business here
Graybiel opens fish tank to check on the yellow perch that make up the second half of the aquaponics system. -CONTINUED from page 1.
research and present a unique aquaculture design of some sort,” Graybiel said. “That’s when I presented a multi-trophic aquaculture design that was really aquaponics. Australia gave me the background, then my teacher, Amber Peters, gave us the assignment in class and it really stuck.” Graybiel continued learning more and more about aquaculture when he work at the Oden Fish Hatchery last summer, giving tours as an interpreter. “The manager of the fish hatchery gave me a huge book with aquaponics-type research that had been done, and that really started me in the right direction,” Graybiel said. He attended the First Annual Aquaponics Association Conference in Orlando, Florida in September of 2011. “That had a lot of great support and great people who were very open with their information. It’s kind of a lifestyle for people who really enjoy it,” Graybiel said. Moving forward with his plan to pursue his own aquaponics setup, Graybiel wrote a business grant for one of his senior classes which outlined a business start-up for a sustainable aquaponics setup. The idea for an aquaponics business kicked into action when his friend, and fellow Harbor Springs graduate,
Teddy Griffin called him with an opportunity to put his goal into action. “Teddy gave me a call in December and said he had been thinking about what I’m doing, and found out his school, Loyola University, was doing an adventure capitalist business plan competition,” Graybiel said. “It was due in March so I had some time. I was just graduating from State and I had somewhat started on a business plan in the grant writing class.” From there, Graybiel said it was all about solidifying his plan and working it out on paper. The best place to do to put inspiration into an actual plan for the future, he decided, was Marquette, Michigan. “I moved up to Marquette and decided to work on it up there, which was a good place to be, a lot of good people to see,” Graybiel said. “There was the Peter White Library, which gave me countless hours to concentrate. It is so cool watching snow come in and fog come off the bay. It was just such a great place, so I felt even if I didn’t win, I was able to hang out there for a while.” The countless hours of hard work and dedication indeed paid off, however, when Graybiel and Griffin took first place in the competition, earning $5,000 to put their business plan into action. “I don’t know how many people entered the competi-
tion but I believe there were five finalists, and most of the plans were centered around sustainability,” Graybiel said. Shortly thereafter, Graybiel was introduced to Mari Schumaker, director of the Community Schools programs and Performing Arts Center for Harbor Springs Schools, and also, owner of the Red School Farm. Schumaker offered him a work exchange for some room in her greenhouse. “She really helped provide a great opportunity for me to get this going,” Graybiel said, of Schumaker’s offer. By the end of April, 2012, he was busy building five 4x16x1-foot deep grow beds, one named for each of the Great Lakes, digging out a tank for the yellow perch and setting up a pump system for the operation. “Basically, when you’re looking at an aquaponics system, what you have is fish in a fish tank, and the water that they’re living in is pumped out into a grow bed of some sort,” Graybiel said. “The design can change within an aquaponics system, but I’m working with a floating raft system, so basically, there are raft boards with holes in them that I have put plants into and the water reaches the roots there. The plants clean the water, filtering the nutrients from the water, and then it is drained back into the fishtank and the fish have clean water.” “What is going on in the water is something else. It is a biological filter; there is bacteria converting ammonia and it is going through a nitrification cycle and the final step is nitrate. In order for that to happen, a natural balance has to stabilize a colony of beneficial bacteria.” It took about a month for the filter to become able to colonize and convert the ammonia into nitrate. Graybiel is growing leafy greens such as lettuce, kale and other herbs due to the fact that they need alot of nitrate. “What I am looking forward to is seeing how long I can just be in a greenhouse, because as the ground gets colder you can’t plant seeds,” Graybiel said. “But the water should stay warm, because water at capacity doesn’t change temperatures that quickly. I have about 4,000 gallons of water in my system so I’m hoping that will be able to stay warm for a while.” Graybiel explained each failure should in turn be a success in the long run, as
the learning process adds experience. His main goal is building a model to work from to show the system’s success economically, environmentally and socially in the first year. He also adds that it is a good skill that he will have with him for the rest of his life. The second half of the system is raising fish that will eventually be processed and sold to markets or restaurants. Most systems of this sort use tilapia due to their resilience, but he has chosen yellow perch because of both ties to the area and popularity in the local restaurant industry. He said yellow perch are very
fickle and tough to raise, but he’s enjoying the task. “The reason I chose yellow perch is because I can have them in water that is below 50-degrees and they still be ok, but tilapia can’t go below 65 or 70,” Graybiel said. “Really, if I am providing local produce I would like to have a fish that is really iconic to fish frys in the area.” Graybiel obtained an aquaculture license for this project so he can raise and sell fish, as long as it is processed at a certified location such as Bliss Gardens Community Kitchen. Grabiel has also been speaking with Rob Sarrine of Traverse City about work-
ing with the ‘food hub’ in progress. “Rob Sarrine is really trying to create a food hub down in Traverse City, and that has potential for people interested in aquaponics to learn and even to just see large scale farming,” Graybiel said. “I can definitely see there being an education part and a consulting part to this in the future.” “There are a lot of great people out there doing a lot of great work, trying to create a local michigan economy,” Graybiel said. “I believe aquaponics can help service a unique market where you can efficiently grow produce without any inputs -CONTINUED on page 9.
Graybiel holds up one of his lettuce plants to show the root structure that sits in the water and works as a filter in the aquaponics system.
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of fertilizer.” Graybiel said. “It’s just a natural symbiotic relationship that is created between fish and plants. The more you can create symbiosis like that the better you can shape designs.” Graybiel will be at the Harbor Springs Farmers Market on Wednesday, August 8 and Saturday, August 11 selling
leafy greens grown in his unique aquaponics system. Stop by to try them for yourself and get more information on Freshwater Farm. Graybiel can also be reached by email at mifreshwaterfarm@gmail. com or by visiting his facebook page at www.facebook. com/farmfreshwater
Top right: Graybiel checks the growth progress of the plants in his nursery set up. Once the plants are mature enough he will move them to larger, more dispersed rafts in the aquaponics system. Bottom left: Graybiel pours topsoil over clay balls out of which the roots of plants will grow to reach the water below the rafts picking up nutrients and filtering the water for the fish at the same time. Bottom right: Graybiel uses test strips to check the levels of nitrogen in the grow beds before adding them to the full aquaponics system. The aquaponics raft system produces high levels of nitrogen making it an ideal system to grow leafy greens such as lettuce, spinach, kale and other herbs.
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Coastal Crawl results
The 2012 Coastal Crawl was a success, despite threatening overnight weather that passed during early morning hours just before the race got underway. Some 200 swimmers participated in the annual open water event. The three-mile race was cancelled due to high winds and risk for volunteers in boats and kayaks; however, all three-mile swimmers switched to the two-mile event. “It is hard for the swimmers to get a good line of sight, as they really can’t lift their heads high enough to see where to go and our kayakers have a hard time seeing the swimmers in the larger waves,” said race organizer, Marilyn Early. She added that dozens of swimmers who had hoped to swim the three-mile event were thankful at the end of the two-mile race, as conditions for that course were difficult enough. Near Harbor Point, high waves and wind pushed swimmers into shore, which made swimming in a straight line a serious challenge. The one-mile and the kid’s halfmile saw pretty calm water. Race winners were Jacob Bahl, 32, Lansing, time 49.22; Garden Peas Erica rose, 30, Ann Arbor, time 43.48; Blake Howe,Harvested 18, from our Lansing, time 20.37; Reghan Boldt, 15, Hamlake, MN, time Daily. Garden 23.40. Hammerhead Swim Club participants included Travis Seagmen, Kaitlyn Alessi, Cooper Carpenter, Emory Fralick, Veniece Gretzinger, Michael Gorman, Matt Cooper, William Pizzuti, Connor Liddy, Pierce Whitman, Natalie Gretzinger, Jillie Gretzinger, Riley Schornack, and Hailey Tanis. Jim and Ann Wilderom-who have volunteered for all 19 years of the event-generally as the three-mile anchored boat, announced their retirement at the end of the race. Race organizers of10-5 fer a special thank you to the W. Lake St. Wilderoms for those 19721 years 231.526.5571 of help. A thank you is also extended to the volunteer kayakers, as well as the City Police and Sheriff, Coast Guard and Sailing School.
Harbor Light photos by Graham Gettel
Top photo, left to right: Winners of the 2012 Coastal Crawl includedJacob Bahl, 32, Lansing, time 49.22 - Erica rose, 30, Ann Arbor, time 43.48 - Blake Howe, 18, Lansing, time 20.37 - Reghan Boldt, 15, Hamlake, MN, time 23.40. Bottom photo, left to right: 2012 Hammerhead swimmers who competed in the Coastal Crawl included- Travis Seagmen, 15 - Kaitlyn Alessi, 17 - Cooper Carpenter, 17 - Emory Fralick, 17 - Veniece 262 E. Main Street - Harbor Springs | 231.526.4050 Gretzinger, 16 - Michael Gorman, 15. Hammerheads not picture includeMatt Cooper, 11 - William Pizzuti, 9 - Connor Liddy, 11 - Pierce Whitman, 9 - Natalie Gretzinger, 13 - Jillie Gretzinger, 12 - Riley Schornack, 10 - Hailey Tanis, 10. (Courtesy photos)
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The History of the Odawa Homecoming Pow Wow
Golf Hole-in-one Congrats to Howard Canada who made his first Ace on #17 at Harbor Point Golf Course on Friday during the Mens Play. Way to go Howard.
The Odawa Homecoming Pow Wow is August 11 and 12. Little Traverse Bay Band Tribal Citizen, Winnay Wemigwase, shares the history of the event as printed in the Tribal newsletter. By WINNAY WEMIGWASE LTBB Tribal Citizen The first “Indian Naming Ceremony,” which served to honor those who helped Native people and their causes, was held near what is now the Harbor Master’s office in Harbor Springs, MI, in 1934. At these ceremonies, nonIndian individuals were “adopted” into the tribe and given Indian names. These ceremonies continued for eight years with one person adopted each year. No ceremonies were held due to the war from 1942 to 1945. The ceremonies resumed in 1946. On November 9, 1947, the Michigan Indian Foundation, Inc. was founded. The purpose of this group was to preserve Native culture and to help the local Native community. With the continual increase of spectators at the Indian Naming Ceremonies, the foundation initiated construction on an updated amphitheater in the spring of 1948. This outdoor theater would be known as the Harbor Springs Ottawa Indian Stadium. The naming ceremonies came to an end approximately 10 years later. These large
Standings for the Harbor Springs Ladies Golf League for Wednesday, August 1st at Harbor Point Golf Club:
The Odawa Homecoming Pow Wow will take place August 11 and 12 at the LTBB Pow Wow Grounds in Harbor Springs. (File photo)
scale events changed from the Naming Ceremonies to a yearly production of the play “Hiawatha.” These pageants were described as very elaborate and involved a lot of local Native families, dedication and work. The Hiawatha Pageant was performed in the Ottawa Indian Stadium until the 1960s. In 1992, the First Annual Odawa Homecoming Pow Wow was held at the Ottawa Stadium in downtown Harbor Springs. It was hosted by the Andrew J. Blackbird Museum, and the committee was chaired by Shirley Naganashe-Oldman. It served to bring our people back to the stadium for singing and dancing and to educate the local community about who we are as contemporary Odawak. The Homecoming Pow
Wows were held there yearly through 2001. The pow wow moved from the Ottawa Stadium to the current Pleasantview Road location in 2002. The current location brought the pow wow to tribal property and to the center of our community. It sits adjacent to the LTBB Governmental Center and our Natural Resource Department building, both places being central to the daily business of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB). As hosts of the Annual Odawa Homecoming Pow Wow, the LTBB community continues its tradition of celebrating who we are through song and dance and its tradition of “Sharing the Circle.”
A recent article by Graham Gettel in the Harbor Light Newspaper sparked some fond memories for reader Anne Muckerman. She kindly sent a 1940 photo of NM 3; Muckerman is on right at the tiller and Johnny Ford is “standing with his stopwatch telling the crew when to come about for the start of a race.”
CTAC offers study opportunity with nationally renowned artist Nationally renowned oil painter/pastelist, Larry Blovits, will be leading a three day workshop at Crooked Tree Arts Center. Known for his use of color as well as stunning portraiture, Blovits will be teaching “Color and Light: Application to the Landscape” August 17, 18, and 19 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m..
Larry Blovits is currently represented at The Button / Petter Gallery, Douglas, MI. and Mercury Head Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI. To register for “Color and Light: Application to the Landscape” visit www.crookedtree.org or call the Arts Center at (231)3474337.
Team 4 - 426 points Ann Irish Dodie Horan Kathy Motschall Sue West Team 3 - 429 points Marta Olofsson Jane Rye Judy Petro Sue Warner Teams 5 & 8 tied - 432 points Team 5 Maureen Nicholson Terry Farguharson Julia Kort Margie Burch Team 8 Jeannie Canada Bev Ironside Dee Pickett Debi Schoenherr The lowest two net ball of four this week with 55 points Team 1 Peggy Wiechmann Marie Wayman Walleen Berakovich Sharon Weaver
Local riders compete at dressage and jumping competition in Suttons Bay Submitted by KARIN OFFIELD Over the weekend in Sutton’s Bay, Michigan, Black Star Farm hosted the July Stepping Stones Dressage and Jumping competitions. Horses and riders trained by Karin Offield won Champion and Reserve ribbons in five
divisions. Summer intern, 18-year old Rachel Hughs of Muskegon, Michigan rode Karin Flint’s flashy Celle Francais gelding, “Ivanhoe” to the Introductory Dressage Junior Championships. Her scores were 61.675, 72.500 and 68.500 respectively. The up and coming rid-
Mary Otto and horse Box Car Annie compete in a dressage and jumping competition at Black Star Farm in Sutton’s Bay, Michigan. (Photo credit Karin Offield)
ing star was twelve year old Mary Otto, the daughter of Mary and Bob Otto of St. Louis, Missouri and summer residents of Wequetonsing. Aboard Brek-n-Ridge Farm trained “Box Car Annie”, Otto took home the Introductory Dressage Children’s Championships (her scores were 71.875, 69.375 and 62.500) and the Cross Rail Equitation Division’s Championship. Making a debut into the Novice Hunter division, Otto guided the green pony to a third, fourth, fifth and a sixth place win. Brek-n-Ridge Farm’s employee Andrew Figures earned high marks in the Training Level of Dressage culminating a summer’s worth of work in the high 60 percentiles. His horse “Twister” is a Spanish Norman, a breed known to carry Knights in Armor. Polishing off the Championships was Harbor Spring’s high school student 15-year old Marjori Boldt, the daughter of Laura Lenkey. Boldt’s wins on her newly purchased “Covenant” earned her the Reserve Championship in the Open Equitation and the
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I went into this movie blind; I had no idea who was in it or what it was about. I really, really enjoyed it, but I’m still Catch a flick, after Street Munot certain that I completely grasped what it was about. sique in Harbor Springs. This And how to write about it? I’m not at all sure. week’s Movie Night is Thursday, August 9, between the Pier ResSet in 1965 on a small Northeastern coastal island, it tells taurant and waterfront tennis the story of two troubled children who meet briefly at an courts. This week’s movie is event as he attends a scout camp near her home in the “Back to the Future” this Thurssummer. They strike up a relationship and begin writing day. Movie and popcorn start back and forth and plan for over a year to run away together at 9 p.m.. Outdoor films will This movie follows their adventures when this happens. follow the night of street music The cast is nothing short of amazing. Bill Murray (of until August 30. Bring your own A Full Moon Paddle, will be course, since this is a Wes Anderson film) is the father to or chairs.Omelets, hosted by The Outfitter of HarTry our blanket Awesome Benedicts, Frances McDormand’s mother, Edward Norton is the Scout bor Springs on the harbor for Housemade Corned Beef Hash, leader and Bruce Willis is the local sheriff. Harvey Keitel, kayakers of all ages and abilities Uptown Tuesdays, in Harbor Stuffed Springs French Toast & More on Friday, August 31. Meet at Jo Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman and Bob Balabam are will be at Fairview Ford boat launch on Bay Street Square. Join us from early all spot on in support. Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman, Fridays & Saturdays: in Harbor Springs at 7:30pm. evening until dark for some two relative unknowns, carry the weight of the movie on Purchase One Breakfast Entree & receive mandatory and home grown entertainment. half off the Second Entree of equal Lifejackets or their untested shoulders as the unlikely lovers and they kayaks only, please. Equipment Performers will be located at lesser value both give fascinating performances. rental available. The event is must present 1030 State at thethis centercoupon of the Sometimes when you have seen actors like Willis in acfree. Pre-registration required, Fairview Square. The public tion movies, it is easy to forget that he has real talent 131 and State is welcome, St.•Harbor call 231-526-2621 or stop in The so come,Springs•242-1900 bring he gives us a wonderfully nuanced character. Norton also Outfitter on 153 E. Main Street a chair and support your losometimes lets you forget how very good he is, but it is cal artists. To become an act, obvious here. contact Ryandavid Marihugh Trail Run Series, hosted by The at (231)838-7365. I remember a movie from my high school years called Bless Outfitter of Harbor Springs, is open to runners of all ages and the Beasts and the Children and I kept flashing to that while abilities. Runs are hand-timed watching this. Both movies dealt with young protagonists H appy H Around Town marked trails and 4-6 miles who were social outcasts with definite issues that take up our on E v e long. A great chance to explore r y a quest, of sorts. Both involved a summer camp. This one Da AllReunion, y High School for Har, local trails and run at your N i g had a much better ending. htClasses bor Springs High School Long own pace. The fourth run of This is a difficult movie to describe. It has little action, I’d 1940-1950s will host their anthe 8-run series is Wednesday, like to say it was a character study but there really isn’t much nual gathering on Wednesday, August 8 with free giveaways August 15 at Kiwanis Park, bein-depth character definition. The story is engrossing, Saucony and Timex. Meet Open Daily from ginning at noon. Attendees are quirky and fun yet poignant and the script is well written. at 7:00pm at Offield Nature Preasked to bring a dish pass and atto4pm serve trailhead on Quick Road. The humor is there but often subtle, and the touch of sadlots of memories and fun stories Register for 4 or more runs ($8 ness exists in every character. I did enjoy the period touches; to tell. See you there per run) or drop-in ($10) for the fashions, the hair, the furnishings, and I loved seeing runs that fit your schedule. the switchboard operator making “person to person” calls. Runs are every Wednesday AreaAnnual Festivals Rated PG 13, there really isn’t much to object to;by onefor 50th Stop Regatta Specials... night at 7pm. For more info: call scene with of sexual innuendo, little profanity, “U Gotta Frittata” The Outfitter at (231) 526-2621, $ a touch 99 Festival on the Bay, in Petoskey some violence but nothing much. I have seen PG movies stop in or visit www.outfitterwill celebrate the area’s waterwith much more. That isn’t to say that I recommend this harborsprings.com. front with three days of live mufor kids, though; most of them would be bored to tears. “Gourmet to Go” sic, family events, bay cruises, What’SUP Monday Nights,
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-CONTINUED from page 13. The author will do a meet and greet on Thursday, August 9 at 5 p.m.. His book, “The Pattersons” explores frontier themes in contemporary culture. For more information call Between the Covers on (231)526-6658.
Kathy Mendoza, originally from Cross Village, will be signing copies of her latest books at the Holy Cross’s 95th Annual Festival on August 12 from 12-6 p.m.. “Looking Back at Cross Village and Beyond” and “Growing Up in Cross Village - Memories of a Barefoot Girl” both published included stories and photos from Mendoza’s childhood. Other publications will also be available at the signing. Holy Cross is located on Lakeshore Drive in Cross Village.
Youth and Family on Tuesdays in August. Class will start at 3:15 p.m.- 4 p.m. at Holy Childhood playground area. Experience is not needed. Open to middle and high school girls. Instructed by Carrie Wiggins; call (231)881-6400 with questions.
fee includes instruction and equipment; $80 for subsequent sessions and discounted rate for Emmet County students. The first two days meet at Josephine Ford Park on Bay Street, and Day three meets at Round Lake boat launch on Powell Road. Pre-registration required. To register call (231)526-2621 or stop in The Outfitter at 153 E. Main Street in Harbor Springs.
Music Bay View Music Festival, runs through August 12. Shows include pop, jazz, classical, and chamber music and theatrical performances. For tickets call (800)595-4849 or visit www.bayviewfestival.org. The box office in Bay View is open 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday - Saturday.
every Thursday in August at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Petoskey. For 29 years the church has hosted this musical series featuring the Epsilon Jazz Band. Children are welcome; a $5 donation is requested. Call (231)347-4792.
Charlotte Ross Concerts,
outdoor youth programs, weekday evenings including nature hikes, bonfires and crafting projects. For more information call (231)347-2311.
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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 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 www.landtrust.org 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.
Kids Kayak Camp, presented by The Outfitter of Harbor Springs will run every week this summer. This is big fun, team building and paddling skills for 9-12 year olds. The camp offers three day sessions (Tues-Thurs) through August 16 from 9:30am-noon. Register for one or more sessions. The $90
entertainment from 6-9 p.m. each Sunday night through August 26. The Steakhouse is located on Douglas Lake Rd. in Pellston. For more information call (231)539-8588.
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 Sturgeon River Pottery, presents woodworker Richard Cain on Sunday August 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. Cain is a northern Michigan artist who crafts turned wood into vases, bowls, decorative cutting boards and more. The event is free and reservations are not required. Call (231)347-0590 for more information.
Petoskey Film Theater, will be showing the Australian comedy/drama “The Dish” on Wednesday, August 8, 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.
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.
Visions of Bay View, Exhibit will be hosted at the Petoskey District Library to feature photographer Robert Cleveland. The photo exhibit runs thru August 24. For more information call the library at (231)758-3100.
Call for Artists Call for Artists, for the Petoskey-Harbor 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 locally-grown food, set here in northern Michigan. For more details and to submit artwork, please visit www.crookedtree.org. Submissions accepted until September 14. Contact Jen Schaap at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616)856-1163 with questions.
Churches United Methodist Church, worships on Sunday, August 12 is 11 a.m. with Pastor Mary Sweet. Soloist, Jamie Platte, will provide the special music with Marion Kuebler accompanying on piano. Children’s Sunday school will be held following the children’s message and a coffee and cookie fellowship will follow services. The church is fully accessible and welcomes all visitors, summer residents 975 and home Stown ince 1 folks to join us. Please visit umcharborsprings. Annual com Our for more information. Please call the office at Cinco dechurch Mayo 526-2414 forCelebrate! more information. Come Great Food! Margaritas! Fun! First Presbyterian Church of Bring Your Friends! Harbor Springs, will worship May125th on Tuesday, Sunday August at 8 a.m. 5-9pm and 10 a.m. A Grief Shariing Support Group meets every Thursday 12:30-1:30 in the church’s Gathering Place. All welcome. For more information, visit www.fpchs.org or call 526-7332. First Presbyterian Church is located at the corner of W. Lake and Cemetery Roads
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will worship Sunday, August 12. Reverend Marshall Dunlap from Bay View will deliver the message at 9:30 a.m.. Breakfast following will be held at the Good Hart home of Jim and Pat Clarke. All are welcome to attend both.
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.
Stutsmanville Chapel, will hold one service Sunday mornings throughout the summer 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 using the Sunday School Curriculum for children Pre-K through fifth grades. At 11 a.m. an adult class facilitated by Brian Welsh meets in the sanctuary using a video curriculum. Mark Smith facilitates another adult/youth class at 11 a.m. that meets in The Great Escape. This class is entitled “Does God Exist?” Men’s Support Groups meet Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at the church. A Community Picnic is scheduled for Sunday, Aug 19 at noon, following regular morning services. The community is invited to attend and bring a salad or dessert to pass.
Holy Cross Perch Fry, will be held at Fr. Laurus Pavilion on Parish Grounds on Saturday August 11 from 4-8 p.m.. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for children. For more information, contact Sue Parson (231)5262874.
Holy Cross Parish, in Cross Village will be hosting their 95th Annual Homecoming Festival on Sunday, August 12 beginning with an outdoor Mass at 11 a.m.. Dinners of Chicken and Cabbage Rolls will be served from 12-4 p.m.. Adults are $10, children are $5. Concessions will open at 1 p.m.. The Ray Watkoski and Family band will play from 1-5 p.m.. The L’Abre Crosce Museum, in the lower level of the Fr. Al Parish Center will be open. For more information call (231)838-1744.
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. Regional Farmers, artisans and foodies will be hand. Dates
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 petoskey.com.
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. - 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.
Business Entrepreneurship Business Counseling, will be offered 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.
Fundraisers Brent Burns Concert, to benefit local charities will be hosted by First Presbyterian Church of 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.
History A Harbor History Talk, will be August 9 at 5-7 p.m. on the Hotels of Harbor Springs. Join the Historical Society as we back local history buff Tom Graham. From the Kensington Hotel to resort clubhouses and hotels, Tom’s collection of images and stories is not to be missed. Please join us at 5 pm for refreshments prior to Tom’s talk. The program will begin at 5:30 pm 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.
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.
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 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.
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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. Some people have an increased risk for infections in the feet, especially those
with decreased circulation and changes in the blood vessels. Complications can be devastating. 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.
Free Hearing tests, will be offered for persons age 55 and older at the Petoskey Friendship Center Wednesday, August 15, beginning at 9 am. An audiologist from Petoskey Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists will be conducting the tests. If you have been experiencing hearing loss, please make an appointment to get your hearing checked. There is no charge for this service. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Friendship Center at (231)347-3211 or call toll free at (888)347-0369.
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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, 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. harborspringslibrary.org or call (231)526-2531 for more information.
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lower level of the Holy Childhood Community Center building (entrance on Third Street), is open from 9:30 a.m.-noon every non-holiday 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)526-2017, Ext 43. This is a community-wide service.
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All proceeds benefit local charities 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
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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. 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.
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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 www.EmmetRecycling.org
Volunteer Opportunities Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, needs help to monitor 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.
Manna Warehouse Helper, needed. Manna is looking for help in their food warehouse. 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.
Team of dental professionals, at Beacon Dental Center 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 time and resources, in order to provide free dental care to as many residents in need as possible. Volunteers may include; Registered Dental Hygienist, Dentist, Dental Assistant or any individual who would like to help spread free smiles.
Ten Big Brother Big Sister, volunteers are needed to participate in our school-based mentoring program at Lincoln 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.
Regional Mackinaw City, features concerts 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.
Bay Harbor Arts Festival, is Friday through Sunday, August 3-5 from 10 -7 p.m.. Come to the Village and stroll among a variety of artwork including painting, pottery, jewelry, metal works, furniture, glass and fiber art. This is a juried art festival. Event includes wine tasting, kids activities, musical entertainment, northern Michigan cuisine and a Sunday brunch. Visit villageatbayharbor.com for more information.
Traverse City Film Festival, will take place July 31-August 5. Tickets are available by phone (231)929-3456 and walk up to our box office (at 125 Park Street) and online at traversecityfilmfest.org. The full Festival Guide is available to view and download.
Charlevoix Sidewalk Sales, are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 16, 17, and 18. Take advantage of substantial reductions on a variety of seasonal inventory that must go. Shoppers will find great discounts on gift items, home décor, clothing, books, jewelry, and more. Most merchants will be on the sidewalk from 9 am to 5 pm and inside after 5 pm.
Cheboygan Garage Sale Event, will be August 24-26 at the Cheboygan County Fair Grounds. Drop off items on August 22 from 10-2 p.m. only. This is a fundraiser for the Cheboygan County Humane Society. Accepting everything from antiques, clothing, furni-
ture, household items, books and more.
Raven Hill Discovery Center, in East Jordan links science, history and the arts with hands-on activities and explorations both indoors and outdoors. FREE 2nd Saturdays will highlight a different science, history or art activity each month, as well as allow families to explore the hands-on museum and animals indoors and enjoy the Music Garden, Jurassic Park Walk, School House,Tree House and other outdoor exhibits. Summer hours: Center is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, as well as noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Summer hours last through Friday, August 31st. Raven Hill is also always open by appointment. Call (231)536-3369 for more information.
Support Groups A Grief Sharing Support Group, meets every Thursday from 12:30-1:30 at the First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs. This will be a time for support sharing and learning as we travel with life’s losses. Diane MacKenzie and Eileen Lindsley will facilitate us in helping one another in an ongoing, confidential, community based support group. Call 526-1446 with questions. No religious affiliation is necessary.
Health Department of Northwest Michigan, is looking for parents of children with behavioral health issues to join the Parent Advisory Committee of the Early Childhood Behavioral Health Initiative. Our aim is to enhance the availability of and the access to behavioral health services for children 0-5 and their families. For their participation, parents are given a $50 honorarium for travel and child care per meeting. Please contact Natalie Kasiborski at firstname.lastname@example.org or (231)347-5144 for more information. Parents must reside in Char-Em ISD area.
CLIMB, is a program through McLaren-Northern Michigan to provide emotional support to children (ages 5-12) who have a parent or other loved one diagnosed with cancer. Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery. Through CLIMB, art and play activities help children to understand and develop coping skills. For more information or to enroll a child in the CLIMB program, please contact Amy Juneau, at (231)487-4015.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, is a support group for custodial relative caregivers of children. The group meets on the fourth Monday of the month, January through November, from 6– 7:30 at the Petoskey Friendship Center, 1322 Anderson Rd.Childcare is available during meetings by reservation: please call (231)347-3211 or (888) 3470369, x29.
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