Kevin and Joanne Fleming, of Union Springs, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary this year.

They were married on Aug. 6, 1977, in Ithaca by the Rev. Dub Koon. Kevin is self-employed with Fleming Livestock Trucking. Joanne is the municipal clerk treasurer for the village of Union Springs.

Kevin is a member of the Cayuga County Agricultural Society and Joanne is a member of Trinity Church in Union Springs. Kevin and Joanne met when he was exhibiting Guernsey dairy cattle and she was exhibiting her registered half Arabian horses at local and state fairs. Now they are both involved with their son Christopher's dirt track racing and travel to race tracks in New York state and Canada.

An anniversary luncheon was hosted by daughter Kim and her fiancé, Todd Peters, at Portico at del Lago Resort & Casino. A fall Caribbean cruise with friends is planned.

Their children are Kimberly O'Connor and her fiancé, Todd Peters, and Christopher P. Fleming and his fiancée, Rachael Moyer. Their grandchildren are Devyn O'Connor and Makenzie and Hanna Peters.