Mr. and Mrs. James R. Bakowski of Williamsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A trip with family and friends to Las Vegas is planned for September. Mr. Bakowski and Doreen M. Maniak were married May 19, 1962, in St. John Kanty Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired fork lift driver for General Motors, Tonawanda, after 41 years of service. They have three children, eight grandchildren and a great-grandson.