ENGAGEMENT: Lardi-Hammons

Tessa Lardi and Chris Hammons are engaged to be married on Sept. 21, 2013.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Norm and Donna Lardi of South Wilmington, Ill. She is the granddaughter of Bill Tyler and Linda Tyler of Gardner, and Norm and Donita Lardi of South Wilmington.

The prospective groom is the son of Scott and Debbie Douglas of East Brooklyn, Ill. He is the grandson of Pete and Carol Faletti of South Wilmington, and Richard and Gerry Douglas of Reddick, Ill.

Tessa is a graduate of Aurora University. She is currently working towards her master’s degree in accounting. She is employed as a corporate accountant at OfficeMax in Naperville, Ill.

Chris is a graduate of Wyo-Tech. He is employed as a diesel mechanic at Transport Service Co. in Joliet, Ill.

Tessa and Chris will be united in marriage at the Church of Hope in Gardner. A reception will follow at the Gardner American Legion.