Sunday, June 16, 2002

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hoffman of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Christine Hoffman, to Christopher Patrick Casey of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Charlene Pieschel of Schaumburg, Ill.

Hoffman is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in social work from Southeast Missouri State University in 1998, and expects to receive a master of science in administration in December 2002.

Casey is a graduate of Naperville North High School. He received a degree in secondary education from Southern Illinois University in 1999. He recently accepted a position with the JET Program of Japan to teach English in Tochigi.

A July 13 wedding is planned at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.