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Brent Kempler and Julia Steiner

William and Nancy Steiner of Duluth announce the engagement of their daughter Julia Rose Steiner to Brent Newman Kempler, son of Gary and Lynn Kempler of Flowery Branch.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Rose and Charlie Kurkie of Detroit, Mich., and the late Harold and Gloria Steiner of Bay City, Mich.

She is a 2001 graduate of Duluth High School in Duluth. She graduated in 2003 from Brown College with a bachelor's degree in communications. She is employed as a project manager at Turner Broadcasting in Atlanta.

The groom-elect is the grandson of the late Annette and Israel Katz of Atlanta, and the late Herb and Janet Kempler of Atlanta.

He is a 1995 graduate of Gainesville High School in Gainesville. He graduated in 1999 from Emory University with a bachelor's degree in psychology.

He is employed as a director by Brightline Media Group in Atlanta.

The couple plan to wed Sept. 2, 2012, at The Defoor Centre in Atlanta.