AUSTINTOWN -- Mary Beth Brooks and Barry E. Brooks, both of Austintown, are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Brandy Lynn Brooks, also of Austintown, to James M. Hynes, son of James and Joanne Hynes, all of Girard.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. May 26 during an open ceremony at St. Christine Church in Youngstown. Invitations will be extended for a reception to be held that evening at the Holiday Inn MetroPlex Centre in Liberty.
Miss Brooks attended Ohio Wesleyan University and is pursuing a degree in social work at Youngstown State University. She is employed at the MetroPlex Centre.
Her fiance, who is also employed at the MetroPlex, is a student at Kent State University, where he is studying computer science.