Russell and Carol (Crawford) Bulmer, Ottawa, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 1 at Celebration Hall, 1700 Elm St., Ottawa.

The reception will be hosted by their children and granddaughters. The couple request no gifts.

They have three children, Kevin Bulmer, Ottawa; Lori Trivett and her husband, Louie, Detroit, Mich.; and Kim Hopkins, Ottawa.

They have four granddaughters, Cassandra Hopkins, Wichita; Nicole Hopkins, Emporia; and MaKayla and Payton Trivett, Michigan.

Russell Bulmer and the former Carol Crawford were married April 1, 1962, at the Pomona Methodist Church.