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Levern and Vicki Denault, of Herscher, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Levern married Vicki (Hansen) on Feb. 3, 1973, in Chebanse.

Jerry and Kay VanVoorhis will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering planned for June in Laguna Beach, Calif. The event will be hosted by their children and their spouses.

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Gary and Marcia Eckstein, Manteno, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Gary and the former Marcia Garabrant were married Aug. 5, 1972, at the United Methodist Church in Tolono. The couple were honored with an open house at Leo Hassett Center in Manteno hosted by their children and the… Read moreEckstein 50th Anniversary

Patrick and Mary Miller celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Patrick and the former Mary Wieliczko were married May 6, 1972, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Kankakee. The couple celebrated with a family gathering. They have one child: Elijah Miller, of Kankakee. Read moreMiller 50th Anniversary

Robert and Sharon Lee, of Kankakee, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on a Caribbean cruise. The couple married on July 2, 1972, at Trinity United Methodist Church. Sharon’s maiden name was Spaulding. Read moreLee 50th Anniversary

E. John and Barb Darling, of Kankakee, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house at 2 p.m. July 10 at the Kankakee Train Depot. The couple were married July 8, 1972, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Kankakee. Barb’s maiden name was Johnston. Read moreDarling 50th Anniversary

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From 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Clove Alliance will be hosting Treats & Trivia at Bourbonnais Public Library, 250 W. John Casey Road, Bourbonnais. The afternoon will consist of games, prizes and treats.

In this weekend's A Taylor-Made Life, Life editor Taylor Leddin-McMaster writes about the upcoming issue of Lifestyles of Kankakee County, which highlights 20 individuals who are thriving locally. 

On Jan. 18 at Bradley West School, Bradley School District #61 hosted an all-district Family Strong Night. The free event was dedicated to answering the questions, “What can make your family strong(er)?”

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