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Ryan Chitwood and Erica Breedlove

Mr. and Mrs. Keith R. Breedlove of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter Miss Erica Jill Breedlove to Mr. Ryan Austin Chitwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Chitwood of Alto.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Breedlove of Buford, and Mr. John R. Brandon and the late Mrs. Sue H. Brandon of Gainesville.

She is a 2005 graduate of Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. She graduated in 2010 from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in housing and consumer economics. She is employed as an associate agent at Nationwide Insurace Co. in Buford.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Pauline Chitwood and the late Mr. Felma “Junior” Chitwood of Mauldin, S.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Blackburn.

He is a 2006 graduate of Habersham Central High School in Mount Airy. He graduated in 2010 from the University of West Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He is a professional golfer.

The couple plan to wed Jan. 12, 2013, at Gainesville First United Methodist Church in Gainesville.