Tiffany L. Rivers and Patrick J. Allen, both of Youngstown, are engaged, their families are announcing.
Amanda Rivers and Alvin Rivers are the parents of the bride-elect, and Joseph Allen and Sandra Allen-Bowman are the parents of the future groom. All are residents of Youngstown. He also is the son of the late Daniel Bowman.
The couple plan to marry at 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at New Bethel Baptist Church, and a reception will follow at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hall.
Invitations will be issued for both.
Miss Rivers is a graduate of Youngstown State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in education. She is an intervention specialist/special education teacher at Southside Academy.
Her fiancé is employed by the Acme Trucking Company.