Mr. and Mrs. George Nelson of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner for family and friends at Elks Lodge, Lancaster. Renewal of marriage vows took place in May at the Cheektowaga Senior Center. Mr. Nelson and Sandra Stock were married June 24, 1961, in Ripley Memorial Methodist Church, Buffalo. He is a retired truck driver for Red Star Express; she retired from Team Sales, Tonawanda. The couple has five children and seven grandchildren.