The engagement of Emily Elyse Myers and Blake Thomas Gehring, both of Quincy, has been announced by their parents.
The bride-to-be is a daughter of Gene and Cheri Myers of New Salem, Ill. She is a 2002 graduate of Pittsfield High School and acquired a bachelor's degree in sociology from Illinois College in 2008. She earned a bachelor's degree in dietetics from Western Illinois University this year and is pursuing a master's degree in dietetics at Eastern Illinois University.
The prospective bridegroom is a son of Tom and Deborah Gehring of Quincy. He is a 2002 graduate of Quincy High School and received a bachelor's degree in construction management from Western Illinois University in 2006. He is a project manager for Klingner and Associates.
The couple plans to be married Oct. 28 at Pointe D'Vine.