Jim Gillen of Morenci and Laura Nye of Hillsdale have announced their engagement.
Jim is the son of the late Jim and Geneva Gillen. He graduated from Morenci Area High School and is employed as a territory manager for Britsch Oil.
Laura is the daughter of Carl Franklyn of Grand Rapids and Norma Wittell of Jackson. She graduated from Jackson High School and earned a bachelor degree at Eastern Michigan University. She is employed by the State of Michigan in Family Services.
The couple is planning a July 31, 2010, wedding at Grayfield Historic Train Depot and Bed and Breakfast.
After a honeymoon trip to Mackinac City and Mackinaw Island they will make their home in Hillsdale.