— Mike and Sue Read of Ashtabula announce the forthcoming marriage of their son, Jason Daniel Read, to Candace Michelle Howard, daughter of Charlotte Howard of Bainbridge, Ga.
The future groom graduated from Edgewood Senior High School in 2004 and received his degree in accounting and business management from Ohio Valley University. He is owner of JRead International in Parkersburg, W.Va.
His fiancée received her bachelor’s degree in dance from Valdosta State University and is pursuing a master’s degree in performing arts administration at New York University. She is an intern with the New York City Ballet.
The couple will wed in a closed ceremony June 8 at Maclay Gardens in Tallahassee, Fla. A closed reception will follow at the Wine Loft.