Timothy Kreger and Julie Smith are engaged to be married March 22, 2008, at Lake Lawrence Community Club in Yelm, Wash.

The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m., and Chris Hippe will officiate. There will be a reception at the club at 3:15 p.m.

The couple will honeymoon in Kauai.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Marion Smith and Kathy Arnoldus of La Grande. She graduated from Imbler High School in 1998, from George Fox University in 2002, and from the University of Puget Sound in 2005. She has a doctorate of physical therapy, and is a physical therapist with the Franklin Pierce School District in Washington.

Kreger is the son of Arthur and Silvia Kreger of Baker City. He is a 1997 graduate of Baker High School, and graduated from Eastern Oregon University in 2003 with a degree in multi-disciplinary studies and a minor in elementary education. He teaches in the Tacoma and Puyallup, Wash., school districts.