— Michael and Denise Smith of Jefferson announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Smith, to Clinton Beasley, son of Gary Beasley of Lima and Rae Beasley of Worthington.
The bride-to-be graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She is employed at Ferrante Winery & Ristorante.
Her fiancé, also a graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is employed at Huntington Bank.
The couple will be married in a closed ceremony Aug. 31 at Meadow Ridge Farms. A closed reception will follow.