Jim and Donna Brown of Great Mills will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on April 11, 2019. Jim and Donna were born in Washington, D.C., and the young couple met at the Hot Shoppes after Donna was in the "Our Town" play in 1955. It was love at first sight.

David Charles and Linda Marie Evans of Hollywood will celebrate their 60th diamond wedding anniversary this year. The two first met in their adolescent years while growing up in southwest Washington, D.C., and later married on July 6, 1957, at the historic St. Dominic Church in Washington.

Carolyn and Sam Nelson of Mechanicsville will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Oct. 22, 2016. They were married at Our Lady's Church in Medley's Neck and both are lifelong residents of St. Mary's County.