XBOARDMAN -- The engagement of Sharon Gromada, 6660 Bristlewood Drive, and Dr. Andrew Schmutz, 6110 Glenwood Ave., is being announced by the parents of the bride-elect, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gromada of the Bristlewood Drive address.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Reid Schmutz, 1040 Westport Drive, are parents of the prospective groom.
Miss Gromada is a high-school mathematics teacher with Canfield Local Schools. She graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelor's degree in education and from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa., with a master's in education.
Dr. Schmutz earned a bachelor's degree in biology at Ohio State University in Columbus and his doctor of chiropractic degree at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Ill. He is the owner-physician at The Chiropractic and Sports Therapy Center in Canfield.
The couple will be married in an open ceremony to be held at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at St. Charles Church. A reception will be held by invitation that evening at Leo's Banquet Center in Howland.