Bill and Connie (Van Winkle) Carter will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at the Tollgate Rec Hall at 2 p.m. on June 27 (family and friends are welcome to come!) They were married June 28, 1959 in Forest Grove, and after many years in the grocery business in Albany and Corvallis, retired in the 1980s and moved to Central Oregon. Bill and Connie have three daughters - Christine, Kimberly and Kari, and eight grandchildren.