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Engagement: Rauwendaal-Helms

Chris and Sietske Rauwendaal of Auburn are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Yolanda Rauwendaal to Justin (Jay) Helms (both pictured).

The future bride grew up in the Los Altos Hills area. She graduated in 2004 from Henry M Gunn High School in Palo Alto. She earned a B.S. in culinary arts from Pennsylvania State College of Technology, Williamsport, Pa., in 2004.

She is employed at the Penn Stater Conference Center & Hotel in State College, Pa.

The future groom is the son of Bruce and the late Anne Helms of State College, Pa. He graduated from State College Area High

School in 2004 and earned an A.A. in Aircraft Maintenance Technology from Pennsylvania State College of Technology, Williamsport, Pa., in 2004.

He is employed at Ridge Soaring Glider Port in Julian, Pa.

After a Bradley class (birthing class) to prepare them for their daughter, the couple went to his favorite overlook on Route 26, where he popped the question at midnight. Of course, her answer was yes!

They reside in Bellefonte, Pa., with their 1-year old daughter.

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