Joseph Brown and Christen Gillson

Christen Gillson and Joseph Brown, together with their families, announce their engagement. Gillson is the daughter of Gary Gillson of Mesa, Ariz., and Susan and Robert Garigal of Dunkirk. Brown is the son of Patricia and Joseph Brown of Fredonia.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Dunkirk High School and Jamestown Business College. She is currently employed as a human resources manager at Berry Plastics in Dunkirk.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Fredonia High School and the Boilermakers National Apprenticeship Program. He is currently employed by Boilermakers Local 7.

The couple is planning a wedding for Sept. 28.