Marion couple to celebrate 40th

Raymond and Denice (Helmer) Bina of Marion are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, with Holy Hour and renewal of vows, followed by a reception at St. John Nepomucene Church at Pilsen.

The event is being hosted by the couple, who were married Aug. 17, 1974, and their nine children.

They are: Ramie (Bina) and Jake Samour of Wichita, Nikki Bina of New York, N.Y., Ryan and Kelly Bina of Wichita, Chuck and Kristen Bina of Ewing, N.J., James Bina of Wichita, Andrew Bina of St. Louis, Mo., Amanda Bina of Wichita, Aaron Bina of Manhattan, Danae Bina of El Dorado and nine grandchildren.

No gifts are requested.