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Neila and Norman Benoit pose for a photo as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Neila and Norman Benoit pose for a photo as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Photo provided

Fundraiser for mission trip set

A spaghetti dinner to raise money for a youth mission trip is set for Saturday, April 20 at the Warrensburg Masonic Lodge, 3893 Main St.

Featured at the event, to be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., are basket raffles, a deejay and dancing, door prizes and other surprise. Take-out meals are to be available. For tickets, contact Gail Demarsh at: 744-9241.

Proceeds to help fund the upcoming mission trip involving teens of St. Cecilia Church, headed for Rhode island to repair homes of the needy, elderly and disabled.

All are invited to attend the dinner and help the project.

Citizen/Business of Year fest

The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce will be honoring Kevin Geraghty as Citizen of the year and Direct Deposit Redemption Center as Business of the Year at a dinner set for May 23 at Lizzie Keays Restaurant.

Reservations are now being taken for the event, and are due by May 17. Dinner choices are beef, chicken or fish. The cost is $35 per person — contact Nancy in the chamber office at: 623-2161

Date set for Burgher Dash

Warrensburg Elementary School will hold its annual Burgher Dash on June 1, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Registrations are now being accepted online at: www.active.com or participants can obtain an application at the elementary school. Entry fee is $20 for adults $10 for students and $45 for a family. All proceeds will benefit the Warrensburg Pride Program. For details, contact Deb Ford at: 623-9747 or 623-9521.

Benoits celebrate 50th

 Norman and Neila Benoit of Warrensburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Participating in the celebration were their three sons and spouses — Neal and Deborah Benoit, Tracy and Tammy Benoit and Eric and Sandra Benoit along with their five grandchildren: Tadd, Michael, Shauna, Courtney and Jessica.

They all enjoyed a family celebration at Massie’s Restaurant just as the Benoit couple did 50 years ago when they first married.

Over the last 50 years, the Benoits have enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, travel, NASCAR events, retirement and visiting with friends at the local pub and diner.

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