Janie Hovda of Portland and Shawn Farrens of Troutdale announced their engagement on Saturday, Aug. 26.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Garth and Cindy Hovda of Portland.
She is a 1991 Central Catholic High School graduate and a 2004 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She is employed with Providence Hospitals.
The groom-to-be is the son of Glenn Farrens of The Dalles and Cheryl Farrens of Troutdale.
He is a 1995 graduate of Reynolds High School, a 1999 graduate of Hope International University and 2005 graduate of Concordia University.
He is employed as a teacher with the Beaverton School District.
The couple plans to be married March 24, 2007, at A Special Place in Gresham.