Sept. 9 Engagement

Debra Graves of Los Alamos announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter Kristine E. Jones of Portales to Samuel J. DeGroot of Portales.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Alan Graves. The prospective groom is the son of Mitch and Susan DeGroot of Portales.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Oct. 27, 2007 at Bishop’s Lodge Resort and Spa in Santa Fe.
The bride-elect is employed at Mark’s Eastern Grill. The prospective groom is employed in his family’s business, DeGroot Family Builders.
Invitations have been sent.