BOARDMAN -- The engagement of Melissa Thomas, 5313 Shadow Creek Drive, and Brad Zreny, 2065 Elbur Ave., Lakewood, is announced by her parents, William and Carla Thomas, also of the Shadow Creek Drive address.
The prospective groom is a son of John and Amy Zreny, 803 Bridge Road, Akron.
The couple have chosen Oct. 12 for their open wedding at 2:30 p.m. at St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown. Their evening reception will be held by invitation at Tippecanoe Country Club, Canfield.
The bride-elect, a physical therapist with The Achievement Centers For Children in Lakewood, earned her master's degree in physical therapy from Ohio University at Athens.
Her fiance also graduated from Ohio University with a master's degree in physical therapy and is a physical therapist at Health South in Elyria.