Brooke Cowlishaw and Chris Traister, both of Dallas, will marry on September 30, 2011 at Gather in Downtown McKinney with reception following at the same location.
Brooke and Chris met while working together at Cold Stone Creamery in Denton. After three years of dating, Chris popped the question on Dec. 20, 2008. A lengthy engagement allowed them both to finish school and begin their careers, and now Brooke and Chris are ready and excited to begin this new chapter of their lives.
Parents of the bride-elect are Linda Hawk of Carrollton, and Keith & Rhonda Cowlishaw of McKinney. The bride-elect's grandparents are Vonda Hawk and the late Cecil Hawk of
Denton, and Jim and Betty Cowlishaw of McKinney. Brooke is a graduate of University of North Texas. She is employed in public relations at Tucker & Associates in Dallas.
Parents of the prospective groom are the late Rebecca Traister of Grand Saline, and Donald and Eleanor Traister of Richardson. The prospective groom's grandparents are Judy Lanham and the late D.H. "Moose" Lanham of Fruitvale, and Emily Moonshower of Richardson. Chris is a graduate of University of North Texas. He is employed in marketing at Financial Process Group in Dallas.