Beverly and Frank Aiello of Kennewick will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 15 in Lake Chelan.
They were married Dec. 28, 1963, in Binghamton, N.Y. They moved to the Mid-Columbia in the fall of 1978 from Puyallup.
Beverly taught junior high vocal music at Carmichael Junior High School in Richland from 1978-92. She co-founded Columbia Basin Hearing Center in 1978. She retired in 1996 from the Richland School District.
Beverly is a former church choir director and she is a member of the Tri-City Cancer Center Guild.
Frank founded Columbia Basin Hearing Center in fall 1978 in Richland and a Kennewick office in 1979. The business now has a third office in Walla Walla. He is past president of the Kennewick Lions Club and a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the American Speech and Hearing Association. He retired in 2011 from Columbia Basin Hearing Center.
Frank is a past board member of the Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and serves on the board of the Tri-Cities Union Gospel Mission.
They have two children, Francis Jr. of Renton and Neil of Kennewick. They have five grandchildren.