Giovanna VanBuren, daughter of Tara Chopka, Hanover Township, and Lawrence VanBuren, Philadelphia, is celebrating her first birthday today, May 7. Giovanna is a granddaughter of Lorraine Evans, Pittsburgh; Dean Chopka, Dallas; Edna VanBuren, Philadelphia; and Joseph Lindsey, California. She is a great-granddaughter of Andrew and Jeanna Chopka, Plainsville; the late Patrick and Lavon Evans, Wilkes-Barre; and the late Alice Strong and Howard VanBuren, Philadelphia. Giovanna is a great-great-granddaughter of the late Joseph and Mary Giovanelli, Plainsville, and the late George and Isabel Albert, Wilkes-Barre. Giovanna has five brothers, Jamaal, D’Shawn, Trayvon, Cashmir and Dre-Quan, and two sisters, Shay-Shay and Latarah.