Dwain and JoAnn Brodie of Van Buren will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 17 with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at Homestead Heights Community Church, North 6th Street in Fort Smith. They were married Aug. 9, 1963, at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Van Buren. Mrs. Brodie is the former JoAnn Montgomery of Liberty, Okla., and is a nurse. Mr. Brodie is a native of Van Buren and is a retired dental technician. They have four children, David Brodie of Fort Smith and Kim Safonov, Daniel Brodie and Stephen Brodie, all of Van Buren. The couple request no gifts.