Helen Wilke of Lachine and Matthew Somers of Alpena announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas and Dawn Wilke of Hillman. The future groom is the son of Steven and Lorrie Somers of Alpena.
Helen is a 2003 graduate of Alpena High School, a 2005 graduate of Alpena Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree in English and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in English for Secondary Education. She is currently employed as a program director for the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena.
Matthew is a 2002 graduate of AHS, a 2007 graduate of Lake Superior State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a 2010 graduate of the Alpena Community College LPN program. He is currently employed at the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena and Gordon Food Service.
The couple will exchange their wedding vows Dec. 10, 2011, at Alpena Seventh Day Adventist Church.