Alsips to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

July 20, 2012|Cathy Grantham | Around Maugansville

Sylvia (Ocker) and Lawrence N. Alsip Jr. of Maugansville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 28.

They have been longtime residents of Maugansville. In their retirement, they have enjoyed traveling, camping, gardening and spending time with their grandchildren.

Lawrence is a member of the Ruritan Club, and both he and Sylvia help with various club events.

Congratulations to you both as you celebrate your golden anniversary.

More about Maugansville

While searching for information to share with you about Maugansville, I found a few interesting facts. 

In March. about 10 percent of the employed population worked as truck drivers or sales workers, and about 7 percent either supervised or worked with electrical equipment, or were mechanics and/or performed installation, maintenance and repairs.

About 6 percent supervised or worked in sales, and another 6 percent worked in material recording, scheduling, dispatching and distributing.

The remaining occupations included production, vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers and repairers, advertising, marketing, public relations and sales managers.

Of the adult population, 43 percent completed high school or its equivalency, and about 30 percent went on to receive more education. 

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