IMLAY CITY — After spending the past six months recuperating from injuries she sustained in a snowmobile accident, 12-year-old Michaela Wolford is coming home.

On Thursday, July 30, Michaela’s many friends are invited to welcome her return home by gathering en masse at 1 p.m. at the Shopko and Imlay City Police parking lots, or other locations along M-53.

Participants are encouraged to bring along balloons and ‘welcome home’ signs for Michaela, who is expected to arrive back in town sometime between 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

For updates on Michaela’s exact arrival time, visit the Imlay City Police Department’s Facebook page.