Couples announcements January 27, 2008



Roddy and Wright

Mr. Robert Roddy of Comus, Md., and Dr. Pamela Roddy-Morrow of Bethesda, Md., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa C. Roddy, to Norris P. Wright Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Norris Wright of Montchanin, Del. The bride is a 1991 graduate of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Md. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1996 with bachelor's degrees in anthropology and journalism. She is employed as the deputy city editor at The News Journal in Wilmington, Del. The groom is a 1992 graduate of Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Del., and a 1997 graduate of the University of Delaware with a bachelor's degree in economics. He received his MBA from Arizona State University and is employed as a commodities trader at Excelon Corp. in Kennett Square, Pa. The couple was engaged Oct. 20, 2007, while horseback riding in Unionville, Pa. They are planning an August 2008 wedding in Steamboat Springs.


Hanley and Powers

John and Robin Hanley of Steamboat Springs announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine I. Hanley, to Michael T. Powers, son of Raymond and Mary Powers of Lunenburg, Mass. Cate, formerly of Lemont, Ill., is a 1999 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School and a 2005 graduate of Fort Lewis College in Durango, where she earned a degree in English communications. She is employed as a senior account executive at Bite Communications in San Francisco. Mike, a 1993 graduate of Nashoba Regional High School in Massachusetts, graduated in 1997 from Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. He is an on-air personality at radio station KFOG in San Francisco. A wedding is planned for July 2008 in Steamboat Springs.