Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Natividad and Taylor

Sara Natividad and Mark Taylor II, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Richard and Pamela Natividad, Bonner Springs. She is a 2005 graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, attended Washburn University and Kansas University, and has been employed with College Park Family Care Center since 2008.
The future groom is the son of Mark Taylor and Kathy Taylor, both of Perryville, Mo. He is a 2003 graduate of Perryville High School. He earned a medical assistant certificate from Pinnacle Career Institute in 2005 and has been employed with Premier Martial Arts of Lawrence since 2007.
The couple plans a July 9, 2011, wedding at Stony Point Hall in Baldwin City.

Engagement

Birks and Shaw

Julie Birks, Independence, Mo., and Jeff Shaw II, Bonner Springs, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rich Birks and Carol Steede and Terry Spaulding. She is a 2002 graduate of Truman High School.
The prospective groom is the son of Jeff Shaw and Deena Downs. He is a 1998 graduate of Bonner Springs High School.
The couple plans a June 2011 wedding in Independence.