A surprise farewell party took place March 11 at James Place on East Garfield Road for Dunden subdivision residents Charlie and Joyce Higgins, who are moving to Florida. It was sponsored by neighbors and members of the Duneden Association in appreciation for Charlie's management of the association's business over the past five years. Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin also dropped by. The couple came to Aurora in 1998 from Mentor, from where Joyce had retired from the school district. They have lived in Aurora for 19 years. Charlie is retired from a management career in the construction and mining equipment industry, and has since taken on the challenges of residential real estate with his wife as partner. Both worked for Keller Williams-Greater Cleveland Southeast.