Barbara and Marc Ayes of Cherry Hill, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Nicole Ayes, to Michael Scott Berk, son of Marsha and Benjamin Berk of Marlton, N.J.
Nicole graduated from Brandeis University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where she obtained a DMD. She practices dentistry in southern Jersey.
Michael, a graduate of Rutgers University-Camden, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration. He is an I.T. specialist for a software company in New Jersey.
Nicole is the granddaughter of William Ayes, the late Claire Ayes, and the late Sara and Howard Green. Michael is the grandson of the late Leah and Harry Berk, and the late Ida and Albert Goldstein.
The couple, who met in July 2006, is planning an August 2008 wedding in Philadelphia.