Anniversary — Hawkins 50th

Carol and Larry Hawkins celebrated 50 years of marriage Aug. 26, 2017. A celebration of their golden anniversary was hosted at Leo’s Ristorante in Howland.

Carol and Larry were married Aug. 26, 1967, at Tod Avenue United Methodist Church in Warren.

Larry retired from work as a metallurgist and claims specialist at RG Steel, formerly Republic Steel, in 2009.

Carol retired from work as an associate professor of early childhood education at Youngstown State University in 2013.

The couple have two children, Michele (Jeremy) Schwartz and Meredith (Paul) Melnick. They also have two grandchildren.

Carol and Larry enjoy traveling, cooking, baking, playing cards and board games, reading and spending time with friends and family.