50th plus anniversary party

Five couples were honored at the 36th annual 50 Years Plus Anniversary Party at the Mendota Civic Center on June 26. The anniversary party is hosted each year by Mendota Area Senior Services (MASS) in recognition to each couple’s accomplishment of so many years of marriage and their commitment to each other and their families. The event included introductions, sharing stories, games, gifts and cards, a toast, and refreshments. Those present, along with their years of marriage celebrated are, left to right, Len and Marilyn Schaller, 60 years; Al and Sal Bonnell, 60 years; Bob and Roseann Godawa, 59 years; Jim and Jean Polley, 59 years; and Jerry and Pat Whitmore, 60 years. (Reporter photo by Jennifer Sommer)