Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hammond of Alden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering of family and friends at their daughter’s home, hosted by the couple’s children and their spouses. Mr. Hammond and the former Colleen Seitler were married Nov. 27, 1965, in First Congregational Church of North Collins. He is a retired pharmacist for Peterson Drugs and Rite Aid. She is a retired office manager for Living Opportunities of DePaul. They have three children and four grandchildren.