Carolyn Dowd Engaged

Gerard Dowd and the late Cheryl Dowd of Oak Bluffs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Carolyn (Chick) Dowd to Tyler Stapleton, son of Margo Stapleton and the late David Stapleton of Middletown, R.I.

A September 2008 wedding is planned at the Inn at Blueberry Hill in Chilmark.

The bride is a graduate of Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration and owner of Island Spirit Kayak on Martha’s Vineyard. The bridegroom attended Mercer University in Georgia and is employed with Vineyard Gardens in West Tisbury.

The couple reside in West Tisbury and Vieques, Puerto Rico.