February 24, 2008


Sheri Kay Gigeous and Anthony Barnes announce their engagement.

Ms. Gigeous is the daughter of Debra K. Gigeous of Hagerstown and the late Dennis W. Gigeous. She is a 1994 graduate of North Hagerstown High School and attended Hagerstown Community College. She is employed as an advertising account representative at The Herald-Mail Company in Hagerstown.

Mr. Barnes is the son of Howard E. and Colleen M. Barnes of Williamsport. He is a 1993 graduate of Williamsport High School and attended Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. He is employed as an emergency communications specialist with Washington County Department of Fire and Emergency Services in Hagerstown. He also is a volunteer firefighter with Volunteer Fire Comany of Halfway, Md., Inc.

An Oct. 25, 2008, wedding is planned.


Richard and Rachel Rice of Hagerstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Ellen Rice, to David Michael Martin, son of Kenlin and Mary Martin of Smithsburg.


Miss Rice is a 2006 graduate of Clear Spring High School, and is enrolled at Hagerstown Community College. She is employed as a sales associate at Waldenbooks in Hagerstown.

Mr. Martin is a 2004 graduate of Smithsburg High School and is enrolled at Frostburg State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in mathematics. He is employed at Buffalo Wild Wings in Hagerstown.


Karen R. Keefer and Pedro D. Lopez Jr., both of Greencastle, Pa., announce their engagement.

Ms. Keefer is a graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School. She is employed as a bookkeeper at Flohr Pools, Inc. in Chambersburg, Pa.

Mr. Lopez received a GED and is employed as a building engineer with Grubb & Ellis Management Services, Inc. at Citi in Hagerstown.

A July 2008 wedding is planned.


Allison J. Young and Steven L. Helman announce their engagement.

Ms. Young is the daughter of James and Beverly Hessong of Keedysville and Walter and Lisa Young of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Mr. Helman is the son of William and Karen Lancaster of Boonsboro and Rodney Helman of Greencastle, Pa.

Ms. Young is a 1993 graduate of Heritage Academy. She is employed as an office assistant at Direct Mail Processors and at Michelle's Hallmark, both in Hagerstown.

Mr. Helman is a 2000 graduate of Washington County Technical High School. He is employed at Roxy's Liquors in Hagerstown.

No wedding date has been set.


Daniele Kay Sowers and Steven Andrew Rushing announce their engagement.

Ms. Sowers is the daughter of Richard and Carol Sowers of Smithsburg. She is a 2004 graduate of Grace Academy in Hagerstown. She is employed at Fox Sales and Consulting in Hagerstown.

Mr. Rushing is the son of Lynn and Christine Rushing of Hagerstown. He is a 2003 graduate of Grace Academy and a 2007 graduate of Eastern University in St. Davids, Pa., with a double major in management and marketing. He is employed at Cueto & Cueto, Inc. of Hagerstown.

A June 7, 2008, wedding is planned.


Robert and Misha Meyers of Hagerstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Nicole Myers, to Joshua Adam Bond, son of Ronald and Saundra Bond of Hagerstown.

Ms. Meyers is a 2003 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and received a bachelor's degree in music education from Shenandoah University in 2007. She is employed with Prince George's County Schools as an elementary instrumental music teacher.

Mr. Bond is a 2004 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and plans to graduate from Shenandoah University in spring 2008 with a bachelor of science in mass communications. He is employed as a sports editorial assistant at The Herald-Mail Company.

A June 21, 2008, wedding is planned.

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