Carl and Sheryl Arends of East Wenatchee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an event from 4 to 8 p.m. June 15. To RSVP, contact Kim Arends at

Sheryl Stevens and Carl Arends were married June 17, 1969, at Christian Reformed Church in Anaheim, California.

The couple have lived in Entiat, Leavenworth,Wenatchee and East Wenatchee during their marriage.

They are the parents of a daughter, Kimberly Arends of Coupeville, and a son, Dale Arends of East Wenatchee

They have one grandchild.

He is a fifth-generation Dutch baker who retired from baking.

She worked as a secretary for many years.

The couple now own HomeTown Hearing as licensed hearing aid specialists and run two clinics — one in East Wenatchee and one in Chelan.

— Cala Flamond, World s