Rev. Richard and Donna Hubbard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 14. They were high school sweethearts at Foyil and married in 1956 at Claremore.

Richard has worked as a builder for years as well as working in real estate with Donna, owning two of their own companies.

They founded and have pastored the House of Prayer Church for 24 years.

The Hubbards’ family includes three children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. They are daughter Donetta Neel, her children Stacy Smalley and husband Davy, and their children Hayden and Kayla, and Nancy Congleton and husband David; son Devon Hubbard and wife Margaret and their children Amanda and Caleb; and son Denton Hubbard and wife Joetta and their children Shelby and Zachary.

In honor of the occasion, their children will host a reception from 6-8 p.m. July 14 at House of Prayer Church, six miles north of Claremore. Friends, neighbors and family are welcome to join the celebration.