Chris Gariepy and Heather Fincher of Cottageville, S.C. announce the birth of their daughter Makayla Nichole Gariepy on Sept. 6, 2007. Makayla Gariepy was 6 lbs 15 oz 19 inches long. She was born atSummerville Medical Center.

The grandparents are Margie and Wayne Gariepy of Cottageville, Cliff Santmyer of Cottageville and Ellen Fincher of Florida.