Wilbur (Web) and Jan Smartnick of Portales celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at First United Methodist Church in Portales.

The celebration is hosted by their children.

The couple married Aug. 1, 1959, in Durango, Colo.

They have three children and three grandchildren.

He is a retired Eastern New Mexico University accounting professor.

She is retired from KENW-TV.

The celebration is open to friends and relatives.