Lawrence Ward of North Aurora and Darlene Ward of Somonauk announced the engagement of their daughter, Lara, to Bernard Anthony Sullivan, Jr., the son of Carol and Bernard Anthony Sullivan, Sr., of Bradenton, Fla.
The bride-to-be is a 1996 graduate of Kaneland High School, a 2000 graduate of Waubonsee and a 2003 graduate of Illinois State University. She is employed as a real estate agent.
The future groom attended DeVry University. He is employed by Hi-Tech Solutions, Inc.
The ceremony will be on Oct. 8, 2011, in St. Petersburg, Fla.