Lynne Marie Merrick and Jeffrey Allen Long announce their engagement and plans for a Celtic wedding ceremony on August 31, 2008 at Tail Skid Meadows in Custer.
The prospective bride is the daughter of Bruce and Suzy Merrick of Bellingham. She is employed as an Accounting Assistant by Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Richard Long of Olympia and Connie Long of Bellingham. He is employed as a Cast House Specialist by Alcoa Intalco Works.
The couple met in 7th grade and reunited in 2005 when the prospective bride locked her keys in her vehicle at the Fred Meyer Fuel Station where the prospective bridegroom was working at the time.The couple plans a wedding trip to Sol Duc Hot Springs in Olympic National Park.