Engagement: Gilman-Dodd

Ralph and Lynelle Gilman of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Gilman of Fort Worth, Texas, to Bud Dodd of Fort Worth, son of Freda Dodd and the late Don Dodd of Wink, Texas.

The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Nov. 15, 2008, at South Side Church of Christ. A reception will follow.

The bride elect is a 2001 graduate of Wayland Baptist University. She is employed as a contractor.

The prospective goorm is a 1981 graduate of Santa Rita High School in Tucson, Ariz. He is employed by Grainger.

The ceremony and reception are open to friends and relatives.