On October 17, 2009, Lesley Kamphouse became the happiest woman on earth because Bert Sorin asked her to marry him on the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. Bert Sorin subsequently became the happiest man on earth because she said "yes." Together, they would like to announce their happy engagement. Bert is the son of Mr. Richard Sorin of Irmo, SC and Mr. and Mrs. Pieter Groot of Spartanburg, SC. Lesley is the daughter of Neil Kamphouse of Sumas, and Bonnie and Bryan Allem of Lexington, SC. The wedding is planned for April 10, 2010 and they will happily reside in Columbia, SC.