Laurie Karr and Sean MacLeod, both of Albuquerque, N.M., have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

Laurie Karr and Sean MacLeod, both of Albuquerque, N.M., have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

The couple has set an Aug. 24 wedding date, with the ceremony to be held in Albuquerque.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Glenn Karr of Worthington and Linda Karr of Albuquerque. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from the University of Cincinnati. She is a certified nurse midwife with ABQ Health Partners.

The future groom is the son of Wayne MacLeod of Albuquerque and Wendy Hughes of Long Island, N.Y. He holds a business degree from Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island and is employed as a project manager for Pace Iron Works.