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Foundation Ball and Auction set for May 19, 2012

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Portage Health Foundation Ball and AuctionHANCOCK – The Portage Health Foundation is excited to announce the date for the 2012 Ball and Auction, which will be held on Saturday, May 19, at the Rosza Center for the Performing Arts.

The Ball and Auction is the premier annual fundraising event for the Portage Health Foundation, which is a charitable non-profit organization established in 1990 to support the mission of Portage Health.

The Portage Health Foundation Ball and Auction will be a fun-filled evening with delicious food, dancing and exciting fundraising activities and games. Each year the money raised focuses on one department, program or service.

Registration details will be released closer to the event. An invitation is not required to attend.

Please visit to learn more about the event, or to learn more about the Portage Health Foundation.

Family Birthing Center welcomes first baby of 2012

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Nolan Ryan HolomboHANCOCK – Kent and Amber Holombo of Chassell welcomed in the Upper Peninsula’s first baby of the New Year on Sunday morning at 6 a.m. when Nolan Ryan Holombo was born in the Portage Health Family Birthing Center.

Nolan is 20.5 inches long and weighed in at seven pounds and one ounce after birth. He’s the sixth child for the Holombo family, whom all visited the hospital Sunday to see the newest addition to the family.

Little Nolan was delivered safely by Dr. Rebecca Baudoin five hours after Amber arrived at the hospital.


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