Cherie Wilkens and Thomas Barrett
Cherie Lynne Wilkens and Thomas Alan Barrett, both of Denver, Colo., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Larry and Cheryl Wilkens of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jim and Phyllis Barrett of Boulder, Colo. Grandparents are Mary Schwerdt of Stratton, the late Don Schwerdt, the late Kermit Downing, the late Charley Wilkens and the late Jessie Wilkens. The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Denver. She is a certified public accountant and the international accounting senior manager at First Data Corporation in Denver. The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of the University of Colorado and is also a CPA. He is the director of financial reporting at Adelphia Communications Corporation in Denver. The couple is planning a May 14, 2004, ceremony in Maui and a reception June 19, 2004, in Denver.