Ali McGinnis and James N. Brooks Jr., both of Silvis will be united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 15, at Broadway Presbyterian Church, Rock Island. The reception will be held at Jumer's Casino & Hotel, Rock Island.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Randy and Laura McGinnis, Illinois City. She is a 2001 Aledo High School graduate. Ali received a bachelor's degree in journalism/Spanish and a master's degree in communication from Northern Illinois University. She is employed by The Moline Dispatch Publishing Co., as an advertising account executive.
The groom-elect is the son of James N. Brooks Sr., Marion, IA and the late Dorothy Rogers. He graduated from Rock Island High School in 2001 and attended Black Hawk College majoring in theatre arts with a minor in business. James is employed by John Deere Harvester Works, in East Moline as a certified MIG welder.
All friends and family are invited to an engagement celebration for the couple at the home of Randy and Laura McGinnis Saturday, Aug. 6th from 4-7 pm. Come and enjoy a barbeque meal with family and friends!