Helen Sabol and Guido Marx of Santa Monica have announced their engagement and plan to marry August 19th at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Cho Sabol of Joshua Tree and is a 1992 graduate and valedictorian of Yucca Valley High School.

She is also a 1996 graduate of the University of Southern California and is a loan processor for the construction lending department of Vineyard Bank in Manhattan Beach.

The groom-to-be is the son of Fred and Henny Marx of Enkhuizen, The Netherlands.

Guido Marx is a graduate of RSG High School in Enkhuizen and attended Wayne High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on a foreign exchange program.

He is also a graduate of Vrije University in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and is an audit manager for Disney Consumer Products North America.