Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Shimmel of Akron celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Danny Sheehan’s in Lockport. Mr. Shimmel and the former Sharon VanBuren were married Sept. 3, 1966, in St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, Clarence Center. He is retired from Whiting Door in Akron. She is retired from the Bank of Akron. They have two children and two grandchildren.