The family of Loren Griffin of McCook is hosting an open house in honor of his 80th birthday. He was born Aug. 25, 1939. The open house is Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, from 2-5 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 308 E. Ninth in McCook. His family includes his wife, Ellen; children, Brenda (Tim) Walter of McCook, Linda (John) Brewster of McCook,Tim Griffin of North Platte, Neb., Margo (Tim) Schnell of Lincoln, Neb., Paul Griffin of McCook, Mary (Rick)Tolliver of Springfield, Neb., Laura (Ryan) Johnson of Lincoln and Jim Griffin North Platte; 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Cards of congratulations will reach him at 73156 Road 388, McCook NE 69001.