Announcements & Celebrations


Brittni Laine Aldridge and Lawrence Marcial Estrada announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is a daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Duray Aldridge of White Hall, Arkansas. She is the granddaughter of the Rev. and Mrs. David Aldridge of Elizabethtown and of Sue Hall of Fayetteville, Ark., and the late Jerry Hall. She is a 2004 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science. She previously worked at the U.S. Dept. of Treasury in Washington, D.C., where she served as spokesperson and media coordinator for Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson.The prospective groom is the son of former mayor of Ft. Collins, Colorado Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Estrada of Bellingham, Washington. He is the grandson of Luis Anguiano and Ines Anguiano of California and the late Mr. and Mrs. Marshall U. Estrada. Born in Fort Collins, Colorado he graduated from Bellingham High School in Washington state and is a 2002 graduate of Stanford University with Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts degrees in science and technology. This May he will receive his M.B.A. and M.P.A. degrees at Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is employed with Goldman and Sachs, global investment and banking firm in Seattle, Washington.The wedding will take place June 5, 2010, in Keswick, Virginia.