George and Helen Roth of Aiken recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The couple was married Sept. 28, 1963, at the Church of the Assumption in Wildwood Crest, N.J. They will host a cocktail party for friends today at the Red Pepper Cafe.

Their three children, George, Carl and Ellie, all from Monmouth County, N.J. accompanied them on a Mediterranean cruise through Spain, Italy and France this summer to commemorate the special occasion.