Veronica Leigh Shipman and Christopher Ray Smith
Veronica Leigh Shipman and Christopher Ray Smith
Veronica Leigh Shipman and Christopher Ray Smith, both of Jeffersonville, announce their engagement and August wedding.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Paula Shipman of Jeffersonville, formerly of Hanover, and the late Gaines "Jim" Shipman. She is a 2000 graduate of Southwestern High School. She earned a degree in food and beverage management and is studying towards a master's degree in business administration at Sullivan University in Louisville, Ky. She is employed as beverage manager with Match Cigar and Bourbon Lounge in Jeffersonville.

The groom-to-be is the son of Michael and Patti Smith of Jeffersonville. He is a 1992 graduate of Jeffersonville High School. He attended the University of Evansville and majored in theater and music. He is employed as a technician with Hawkeye Security in Jeffersonville. He also composes and performs with Burning Babylon, a Louisville, Ky.-based band.

The wedding is set for Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Locust Grove in Louisville, Ky. Invitations will be sent.