Mr. and Mrs. Bill McLaren and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Binford announce the engagement of their children, Kristin McLaren and Derek Binford. McLaren is the daughter of Linda and Bill McLaren of Pacific.
She is a graduate of Pacific High School and a 2006 graduate of Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in marketing. She is currently the marketing manager for The Great Game of Business in Springfield.
Derek is the son of Margaret and Ray Binford of Puxico. Binford is a graduate of Puxico High School. He graduated in 2006 from Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in marketing. He is employed by C.H. Robinson, Third Party Logistics Company in Springfield.
The couple will be married August 2, 2008, in Pacific.