Mike and Patricia Irons of Columbus plan to celebrate their 51st wedding anniversary with their family and by traveling to their first home at Wabash College. They were married Aug. 21, 1965.

Dr. Irons has been an optometrist since 1971 and Mrs. Irons is a retired Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. teacher.

The couple have three children, Michael Irons, Michala Irons and Carrie Irons Abfall. They also have one grandchild.