Ashley Nicole Lowe and George Stamos Sfikas, together with their families, are announcing their engagement and upcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth A. Lowe of Niles. Parents of the groom-elect are Tom P. Sfikas of Columbus and Angeline G. Grant of Canal Fulton.

Ms. Lowe is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Kent State University. She is employed by AT&T Mobility.

Mr. Sfikas is also employed by AT&T Mobility.

The couple will be united in marriage during an open wedding ceremony to be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 24, 2013, at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren. Invitations will be issued for a reception to follow at St. Demetrios Community Center.