The family of Melvin and Joyce Nicholson of Lebanon, Nebraska, are hosting an open house in honor of the couple's 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Nov. 24, 1962. The reception is Sunday, July 29, 2-4 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Lebanon. Their family includes children, Michele and Andy Gerkman of South Lyon, Michigan, Pamela and Les Hotovy of Omaha, Nebraska, Scott Nicholson of Cary, Illinois, Stephen Nicholson of Lincoln, Nebraska and six grandchildren. Cards of congratulations will reach them at 40079 State HWY 89, Lebanon, NE 69036.