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Anderson, Jimenez to marry in August

Kelsey Anderson, formerly of Esko, Minn., and John Jimenez of Norwalk, Calif., are engaged and plan to be married Sunday, Aug.18, 2013, on the Queen Mary ship in Long Beach, Calif.

Parents of the couple are Kristine Dwyer (Patrick) of Duluth, Minn., and Kevin Anderson of Avondale, Ariz., and Gloria and Paul Mahoney of Norwalk.

The bride-to-be, a 2006 graduate of Esko High School, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in theatre arts and communication studies and is pursuing a master's degree in education/history at Hope International University in Fullerton, Calif. She is an assistant teacher and drama coach at Southland Christian Academy in Bellflower, Calif.

The future groom graduated from Biola University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in communication studies and Biblical theology and is also pursuing a master's degree in education at Hope International University. He is the site director of the ASES program at Los Alisos Middle School in Norwalk.

They are both actors in the Dinner Detective Show on the Grand Romance Riverboat, Long Beach harbor.

A local reception is planned for later this year in Esko.

The couple's website is