Joni Elvis and Brent Copes, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Foster Harper, of Clarendon, N.C., and Marie Pagano, of Sanford, N.C. She attended school in Lumberton, N.C. She is employed at the Hampton Inn in Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of David Copes, of Hartville, Mo., and Beverly Copes, of Eudora. He is a Eudora High School graduate. He attended Kansas University and Kansas State University. He is employed at Amarr Garage Doors.
The couple plan an Aug. 28 wedding at the First Southern Baptist Church in Eudora.