The family of V. Herbert Roark invite friends to join the celebration of his 85th birthday with a reception Saturday, Aug. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Koshkonong Elementary all-purpose room. "We request no gifts, just your presence," the family said. If unable to attend cards may be sent to: V.H. Roark, 9604 Co. Rd. 9480, Koshkonong, MO 65692.