Danielle Giordani and Cory Appleby are pleased to announce the birth of their son Emery in Minot, North Dakota, on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.

Emery arrived weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces at 19.5 inches long. He is their first child.

Emery’s middle name is in memory of his late Nana, Michelle Giordani. Emery’s Papa is Mark De Antonio, fiancé of the late Michelle Giordani.

Proud Idyllwild great-grandparents are John and Patricia Wilson, and Susan De Antonio.