Mr. and Mrs. Tom McGinnis of Makanda will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a family dinner at Giant City Lodge where the couple had their first date and where Kaye later was a hostess. Later in June they will celebrate in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Tom and Kaye Duval were married March 18, 1967 in Divernon.
Mr. McGinnis was an administrator at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and is presently a transfer coordinatior at John A. Logan College in Carterville.
Mrs. McGinnis was an SIU Student. In the past she taught preschool and high school home economics and substitute teaches at the present time. She also is an associate at T.J. Maxx.
The couple has two children, Tim (Julie) and Troy (Jen) and a grandchild, Cali Katheryn, all of Carbondale.