Duane and Bev Shinn of Central Point celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 28 with an open house in their backyard.
Hosts of the event, with 85 guests attending, were their four children, Kurt Shinn of Vancouver, Wash.; Kendra Gouge of Beaverton; Garin Shinn of Tigard; and Garth Shinn of Santa Barbara, Calif.
Duane Shinn married Bev Luman on Aug. 27, 1960, in Mount Hermon, Calif.
After living in the Sacramento area for six years, they moved to the Rogue Valley in 1966.
They started Keyboard Workshop in 1973 in Central Point, teaching music therapy and piano to adults.
They have four children and eight grandchildren.