Ryan and Vanessa (Homeyer) Mayer, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Max Russell Mayer. Born Feb. 8, 2014, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Max joins Alexa, 11.

Grandparents are David and Sarah Homeyer and Roscoe and Leisa Mayer, all of Washington. Great-grandparents are Merald and Laverne Buhr, Lucille Homeyer and Rosalie Mayer, all of Washington.