Dr. and Mrs. John R. Rule of Steamboat Springs would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Elizabeth, to David Robert Laughlin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laughlin of West Chicago, Ill.
Melissa is a 1990 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School. She graduated in 1994 from Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs with an associates in applied science in resort management.
Dave is a 1978 graduate of Arvada West High School in Arvada.
He attended both Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
Their wedding is to be held in Steamboat Springs September 15, 2001.
After the wedding, they will continue living in Steamboat Springs where Melissa is a manager/buyer at The Homesteader and Dave owns his own business, Bear River Upholstery.