Inga and Stanton Sugarman of Hamburg, Germany are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Amelie Eliza, born on August 14th. She is the sister of Ben Alexander. Grandparents are Sherri and Charles Sugarman and Lena and Manfred Schiller. Great- grandparents are the late Corinne and Stanton Sobel and Jane and Irving Sugarman.

Ella Rachel Nickerson, born October 20th to loving parents, Joel and Julia Nickerson of Los Angeles. Joyous family members include Grandparents Sydney Kapchan and Steven Tulkin of San Mateo, Eric and Michiko Nickerson of New York, Helen and Gary Dosik of Northridge, Great-grandparents Elliott and Patsy Kapchan of Moraga, Tink and Verne Mendel of Davis, and Regina Ernst of Chicago, Great-great-aunt Leona Greendorfer, Aunts and Uncles Danielle Nickerson, David and Cheryl Tulkin, Josh Tulkin, Joey Dosik, and special great-aunts, uncles and cousins.

Ella Rachel is named after her late Great-grandmothers, Edith Dosik and Rhoda Greendorfer Kapchan. As the first grandchild and great-granddaughter, blessings abound at Ella’s arrival.