Nelson — Pattison

Gary and Nancy Nelson of Ashville, N.Y., announce the engagement of their daughter Kara Lauren, to Steven Pattison, the son of Cynthia Pattison of Busti, N.Y., and the late Patrick Pattison.

Miss Nelson is a 2003 graduate of Chautauqua Lake Central School, 2007 graduate of Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, Ga., with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in fashion. She is employed as manager of product development & design foundations and swim for Soma Intimates in Ft. Myers, Fla. Her fiance is a 1998 graduate of Southwestern Central School and a 2004 graduate of the State University at Fredonia with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He is employed as the visual manager for Banana Republic in Ft. Myers.

An Oct. 11, 2014, wedding in Savannah, Ga., is planned.