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These WATER front bungalows are available to rent year-round. The Hubbard Lake view at the front of both of these bungalows is just short of spectacular. Hubbard Lake spans three townships that offer a never-ending selection of activities, attractions and conveniences, such as golf, hiking, bicycling, and small-game and bow hunting, color tours, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. The lake is one of today’s prime resort areas as well as an attractive retirement destination. This beautiful resort offers sandy-bottom swimming, prime fishing, snorkeling, water-skiing, canoeing, and has access to a nearby boat launch. All bedrooms are furnished with a double bed. Each unit also has a sleeper sofa in living room. Private baths have been updated with modern fixtures and shower enclosures. Both units have fully-equipped eat-in kitchens, including microwaves, cable TV, DVD player, gas grills, sun deck, air conditioner & a fire pit. The Lake Front unit also has a washer & dryer. Groceries and paper products are the responsibility of renters.
The bungalows are located on the west side of Hubbard Lake in a quiet community of summer homes. Each bungalow includes all the necessary amenities of home plus, a spectacular view of the shimmering water. Mt. Maria, visible from this property, has been designated by National Geographic as one of the ten most beautiful views in the country.
Go to http://www.uptothenorth.com for rates on these beautiful cottages.
YEAR ROUND cottage on GRAND LAKE (across from the largest island) rent by the week or day. Fully equipped kitchen, full bath, 2 full and 2 single beds, living room with gas fireplace, charcoal grill, dock, fire pit and garage (if needed). Boat launch, harbors, lighthouses, gas station and store nearby. Year ’round outdoor recreation-10,000 acres of state land nearby.
Soaps and Such is a northeast Michigan destination shop. Bath and beauty products as well as unique Michigan illustrated candles and necklaces are part of the product line crafted by the local artisan and owner in a workshop off the shop. Alpena, Hubbard Lake, and other designs are emerging at the shop too. You are sure to find unique local artisan designed and crafted treasures at this shop. As well, the focus is “natural” with the bath and beauty products which are diverse from goats milk soap to natural repellent, to sulfate free shampoo. The shop itself has an old world charm and a tranquil setting as fountains flow and birds chirp offering a respite of solitude to those that browse the shop. Interactive offerings with the artisan without appointment every day include the exclusive interactive fragrance bar where customers can make their own perfume and body spray from over 35 essential oils or a nail polish and more. This little shop is nestled on Second Avenue in downtown Alpena and offers party rentals, customized gift baskets, demonstrations upon requests of groups, and shipping of those treasures or gifts for seamless gift giving or delivery to your home. It is truly a northern Michigan destination shop that you will be glad you visited.
Taste and purchase locally-made wine and soda at Stoney Acres Winery in Alpena. Stoney Acres makes several different kinds of grape and fruit wines including Silver City White (Riesling), Silver City Red (Merlot), and more than a half-dozen fruit wines including several berry varieties and cherry, pear and apple. New at Stoney Acres is a line of Shipwreck Soda! Delicious root beer, cream soda, raspberry and orange soda are named for some of the famous shipwrecks in Thunder Bay. The winery also offers a number of handmade delights, including wine truffles, fudge, candy bars, cheese popcorn, old fashioned caramel corn and triple-chocolate drizzled caramel corn. Stoney Acres carries a full line of beer and wine-making supplies and is open Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday noon until 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays. For more information, call (989) 356-1041.
STORCH SOCCER ACADEMY
Introductory Camp – ages 4 – 7 Monday 7/27 – Friday 7/31
10:00 am to 12 noon Cost = $60
This camp is designed for the beginning player. We will focus on a skill, or set of skills each day to be taught and practiced in a setting utilizing games and activities related to soccer. Players will be provided with size 3 or size 4 balls during each 2 hour session during the week.
Youth Camp – ages 8 – 12 Monday 7/27 – Friday 7/31
9:30 am to 12 noon Cost = $75
This camp is designed for the recreational player who wants to take their game to the next level. Daily skills will be focused upon in individual training and in small sided games. Players will be provided with size 4 or size 5 balls during each 2 ½ hour session during the week.
Premier Camp – ages 10 – 18 Monday 7/27 – Friday 7/31
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Cost = $75
This camp is designed for the player who plays soccer at a competitive level on a travel team or high school team. Besides technical training, each player will be introduced to functional training by position and team tactics in small sided scrimmages. Players will be provided with size 4 or 5 balls during each 2 ½ hour session during the week.
Goalkeeper Camp – ages 8 – 18 Monday 7/27 – Friday 7/31
11:00 am to 1:00 pm Cost = $75
This camp is designed to help train the aspiring goalkeeper. Techniques specific to the position will be focused upon during each 2 hour session during the week. Size 4 or 5 balls will be provided, but each goalkeeper is advised to bring a long sleeve jersey and sweat pants for training sessions.
· Camp t-shirt included
· All camps will be held at Alpena HS. practice facility
Camp Philosophy – our staff will strive to teach, nurture, and perfect techniques necessary to be successful at any level in soccer. These skills will be developed through individual training, small sided games, and full scrimmage settings. Individual and team tactics will also be addressed.
Camp Staff – All camps will be directed by Alpena Varsity Boys & Girls coach Tim Storch. Storch has coached 9 of his teams to Michigan High School State Championships and was named the 2001 National HS Coach of the Year. He has also served on the State and Regional Olympic Development Coaching staff and was a former Division 1 college goalkeeper. Additionally, many top HS and Club coaches, as well as accomplished players, will be included in the staff.
Subway has been happily serving the Alpena community for nearly 30 years, providing fresh food and awesome service to our guests. Join us for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. We have some great healthy and indulgent choices to satisfy any craving! And don’t forget about catering. We can help feed your guests no matter the size of the party!