EAST LIVERPOOL – John and Diane Aikens, East Liverpool; and Chuck and Sheila Welch, Wellsville, are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Victoria N. Aikens, to David W. Brown, son of Roger and Vickie Brown, Shadyside.

The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of East Liverpool High School and is employed as a financial representative with AGLA.

Her fiance is a 1987 graduate of River High School and is employed by American Energy Century Mine as a fire boss.

The couple is planning a May 3 wedding at Trinity United Presbyterian Church in East Liverpool, with a reception to follow at the American Culture Center in Weirton, W.Va. Formal invitations have been mailed.