The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 24, 2009

Engagement announcement

To ensure that a complete announcement of your engagement appears in the Sunday edition of The Free Press, please complete and submit this form to our Celebrations editor. A professional-quality photo of the engaged couple or bride-elect alone may accompany this form. In addition, printed forms for wedding and engagements are available for anyone preferring to use them. They may be obtained by stopping in the Free Press newsroom or writing to Currents, P.O. Box 3287, Mankato, MN 56001. For more information, call 344-6356. Photographs submitted through mail with wedding and engagement stories will be returned if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is included, or they may be picked up in the newsroom.

Placing an engagement notice in The Free Press costs $28.50. It includes printing of a black-and-white photograph and five copies of the Sunday edition in which the announcement is published. These copies MUST be picked up from the office within five (5) days.


Name of bride-elect: *required field

Bride-elect's parents' names and addresses:

Background of bride-elect (schools, years graduated, place of employment):

Name of prospective bridegroom: *required field

Prospective grooms parents' names and addresses:

Background of future bridegroom (schools, years graduated, place of employment):

Wedding date:*required field

Time:*required field

Place: *required field

Minister (or other officiant):*required field

Information submitted by:  *required field

Phone number of person submitting: *required field

Photograph e-mailed? Yes  No

Black & White

Photograph snail mail? Yes  No

Black & White

Photograph delivered in person? Yes  No

Black & White

NOTE: There is a $28.50 fee for placing this announcement. Our staff will contact you regarding payment)

How many additional copies of the paper would you like? Five copies will be provided for free

(our staff will contact you regarding payment in the event you want additional copies)

To submit photos, send email to:

Identify the subjects in the photograph in the Subject line of the email.