LAVALE — Together with their families, Tara Denise Brown, daughter of Gary and Phyllis Brown, LaVale, and Michael Evan Culbertson, son of Mark and Maribeth Culbertson, Richmond, Va., are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Tara is the granddaughter of Earl and Louise Cooper, Tom Brown and the late Betty Brown of Oldtown.
Evan is the grandson of Jane W. Collins, Alvin and Peggy Collins, Jack and Pat Culbertson and the late Ollie Mae Culbertson of Richmond.
Tara is a 2001 graduate of Fort Hill High School and a 2005 graduate of Frostburg State University with a bachelor’s degree in interpretive biology and natural history. Recently leaving the employment of SeaWorld Orlando and Walt Disney Animal Kingdom, she is currently employed with PetSmart in Portsmouth, Va.
Evan is a 2005 graduate of Mills E. Godwin High School and a 2009 graduate of Coastal Carolina, with a bachelor’s degree in marine sciences and biology and is currently employed as a senior aquarist with the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center.
An outdoor, fall wedding is planned for Oct. 11, 2014, at the Hast Farm in Cumberland. Formal invitations will be sent.