Mr. and Mrs. Ronald P. Burkard of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in Old Orchard Inn, East Aurora. The couple is planning a summer family vacation at Nags Head, N.C. Mr. Burkard and Ruth M. Greenaker were married May 11, 1963, in St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is retired from Sonwil Distribution Centers; she is a semiretired associate for Tops Markets. They have three children and eight grandchildren.