Brooke Novey and Brent Thome are planning an Oct. 20, 2012, wedding at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Ames, Iowa.
Parents of the couple are Gary and Ann Novey of Ames and Jerome and Deborah Thome of New Berlin.
The bride-to-be, a graduate of Ames High School, earned her bachelor's degree in business marketing from the University of Iowa. She is an executive assistant with a marketing media group in Kansas City, Kan.
The future groom, a graduate of New Berlin Eisenhower High School, earned his bachelor's degree in business management from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. He is a software consultant for a computer and network security company in Kansas City, Kan.