CHARLOTTE, NC — Cathy and Dr. Michael Ruhlen, of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Lima, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly, to Benjamin Rude, son of Russell and Christine Rude, of Liberty, IN.
The bride-elect attended Shawnee High School prior to moving to Sylvania. She is a graduate of Sylvania Southview High School and Bowling Green State University with a bachelor degree in early childhood education. She is an elementary teacher with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.
Her fiance is a graduate of Union County High School and Purdue University with a degree in organizational leadership and supervision. He is employed as a loan administration manager by Wells Fargo, in Charlotte.
The couple will exchange wedding vows at 5 p.m., July 6, 2013, at Tega Cay Golf Club, Tega Cay, SC.