An appreciation banquet is planned to honor Waverly Lawrence for his 35 years of service to the Franklin community through the city's Department of Parks and Recreation. The event will be from 2 to 6 pm at the Sportsman' Association, 1421 South St. Dress is casual attire. There will be a $10 cover charge at the door. Cards and gifts are welcomed. For more information, contact H. Gregory Reid at 228-9334 or email email@example.com.