Gilbert and Patricia Valencia of Brownwood are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Gladyslina K.S. Valencia, to Pete A. Garza, son of Alex and Alice Garza of Brownwood.

    Gladyslina is a graduate of Dos Palos California High School. She worked for Bealls for 10 years.

    Pete is a graduate of Brownwood High School and attended Angelo State University for two years. He is currently a manager of Western Finance.

    The wedding will be held at 2 p.m. May 1, 2010, at Victory Life Church, with officiant Steve Polaski. Reception will be held from 4-6 p.m. at Brownwood Coliseum and a dance will follow from 8-10 p.m.

    Bride and groom elect encourage all family and friends to come and share in this special time as they start a new beginning.