Information typically included in engagements: Who’s announcing the event: Parents or the couple; community of residence for everyone; year of graduation from high school and college attended, along with course of study and year of graduation if it applies for the bride- and groom-to-be. Date and location of wedding.
A sample engagement:
Mallory Jean Skogen and Tyler Wayne Wolden announce their engagement.
Parents are Maurie and Laurie Skogen of Fergus Falls and Wayne and Lori Wolden of Wadena.
Mallory is a graduate of Fergus Falls High School and Northland Technical College, East Grand Forks. She is employed as a certified occupational therapy assistant at Knute Nelson in Alexandria.
Tyler is a graduate of Wadena-Deer Creek High School and the University of Minnesota, Crookston. He is the store manager of AT&T Wireless in Alexandria.
A Sept. 18, 2010, wedding is planned at Federated Church in Fergus Falls.
Deadline for the Lifestyle section is noon Tuesday for a Sunday publication.
Engagement photos should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. JPEG format is preferred.
Photos are accepted in either color or black-and-white, though color is preferred.
Engagement announcements and photos are also posted online.
Cost is $10 and can be arranged by calling 739-7013, or including credit card information with the engagement information.
Please provide a daytime contact number.
For more information, call Debbie Irmen at 218-739-7013.