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Denise Hay and Seth Bowker announce

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Denise Hay and Seth Bowker, both of Aledo, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The wedding will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 at First Baptist Church of Joy. A reception follows the ceremony at the Mercer County VFW Hall in Aledo.

Denise is the daughter of Marion and Patty Hay of Aledo, She is a 1996 graduate of  Aledo High School and is currently employed at Country Bank in Aledo.

Seth is the son of Nancy Bowker of Aledo and Herbert Bowker of Port Byron. He is a 1997 graduate of Aledo High School and a three-year seminary student. He is employed at Christian Care Center in Rock Island.