The engagement of Tammy K. Fritzinger of Hometown, to Jason N. Messerschmidt, also of Hometown, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Karen K. and Dennis L. Fritzinger Sr. of New Ringgold.

She is a 1998 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School. She is currently employed as an office assistant at Tire Pros Inc. in Tamaqua.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Barry L. and Cynthia A. Messerschmidt of Hometown.

He is a 1997 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School. He is currently employed as a regional sales manager for Bullard in Cynthiana, Ky.

A wedding is being planned for Sept. 8 of this year.