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Taylor, Rizzo plan October wedding

Amanda Rizzo and Jake Taylor

Terry and Susan Taylor of Richmond, Va., formerly of Andalusia, would like to announce the engagement of their son, Jake, to Amanda Rizzo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rizzo of South Windsor, Conn.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Hazel Griffin and the late Kervin Griffin and the grandson of the late Gordon and Syble Taylor, all of Andalusia.

He is a graduate of Averett University in Virginia. He is an account executive at mindShift in Sterling, Va.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University and is employed as an administrative assistant at RB Properties in Washington, D.C.

The wedding is set for Oct. 8, 2011, in New Haven, Conn.