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Gene and JoAnn Dobbins and Daryl and Kari Fernstaedt, all of Monroe, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Dobbins, to Matthew Bearden, son of Wayne and Melanie Bearden of Douglasville, Ga.The future groom is a 1996 graduate of Lithia Springs High School in Lithia Springs, Ga. He performs home inspections as an independent contractor in the Atlanta area.The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Monroe High School and a 2004 graduate of Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, with a degree in business administration. She worked for a market research firm in Madison for six years, and is currently exploring job opportunities in the Atlanta area.An Oct. 10 wedding is being planned at the New Glarus Woods State Park.