Samantha Bajdas and David Gambino Jr. of Dunkirk announce their engagement. Bajdas is the daughter of Mark Bajdas of Dunkirk and Carleen and Dennis Pastor of Stockton. Gambino is the son of David and Polly Gambino of Fredonia.
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School and a 2008 graduate of SUNY Fredonia with a bachelor of science degree in childhood education. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in curriculum and instruction in inclusive education.
The prospective groom is a 2002 graduate of Fredonia Central School. He attended Westminster College for business administration and served in the United States Marine Corps Infantry. He is currently an independent contractor wholesale car buyer with DM Northwest.
David Gambino Jr. and Samantha Bajdas
An August 2012 wedding is planned.