AUGUSTA — Arnold L. Ricker Jr. and Joan Ricker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 7, 2013, at Shenanigans Pub and Club in Augusta. The celebration was given by their daughter Kimberly Ricker, son Troy Ricker and granddaughter Amanda Whitmore along with many helpers.

The couple were married September 14, 1963, at St. Augustine Church in Augusta.

Around 70 guests attended from Augusta, Hallowell, Chelsea, Gardiner, Manchester, Belgrade, Bangor and Norridgewock. Special guests Gaetanne Gosselin and Clement Poulin attended from St. Georges, Quebec, Canada.

Mr. and Mrs. Ricker took a trip to Niagra Falls, Ontario, and Toronto coming back through Thousand Island Bridge to the USA and home.

Thank you to all for a great evening, good food, great gifts and gift cards.