Mike and Mary Leer, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda Leer, to Joseph Reilly, son of Dan and Janet Reilly, Spalding, Neb.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Hays High School and Fort Hays State University. She is an academic adviser at Bellevue University.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Spalding Academy and University of Nebraska-Kearney. He is a service adviser at Woodhouse Auto.

An Oct. 8, 2011, wedding is planned at St. Michael Catholic Church, Spalding.