Mrs. Blanca Favela and Mr. Richard Velasquez of Robstown are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica Velasquez, to Samuel Rodriguez of El Paso. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry (Cathy) Rodriguez of El Paso, formerly of San Antonio. Jessica is the granddaughter of Reyna Saldivar (maternal), and Hijinio Velasquez (paternal).

The couple will marry on May 2, 2009 at El Buen Pastor United Methodist Church in Corpus Christi.