Emily Taylor Gilbert and Todd Carlton Brown, both of Fostoria, have announced their engagement and approaching Aug. 24, 2013, wedding.

The bride-to-be, a 2011 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School, is the daughter of Terry and Teresa Gilbert, both of Fostoria. She is a waitress at Bob Evans and is enrolled in the medical imaging program at Owens Community College.

Her fiance is the son of Todd and Theresa Brown of Fostoria. He graduated in 2010 from Hopewell-Loudon High School and is an HVAC apprentice at Campbell Inc. in Northwood.