Larry and Beverly Wilkerson, Plainville, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, Aug. 7 with a reception from 5 to 6 p.m. and dance from 8 to 11 p.m. at Zurich Grade School, hosted by their children. No gifts please.

Children of the couple are Larry Wilkerson, Harker Heights, Texas, the late Angela Wilkerson, Bill Wilkerson, Plainville, Sandy and Bob Goings, Quincy, Ohio, and Bob and Paula Wilkerson, Collyer. The couple have nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.