Mary and Randy Dreiling, Hays, and Roy and Theresa Asebedo, Wilsey, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amber Elizabeth, to Robert Cook, son of Gerald and Rita Cook, Middlesboro, Ky.

The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Hays High School. She is a U.S. Army Reserves veteran, serving a tour during Operation Enduring Freedom. She is employed at Hampton Inn.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Salina Central High School and is pursing a degree in criminal justice from Fort Hays State University. He is employed with Saline County law enforcement.

A Sept. 3, 2011, wedding is planned in Salina.