Jody Messer and Josh Powers of Waterloo are announcing their engagement and approaching wedding. The parents of the couple are John and LaDonna Messer of Dysart and Tom and Donna Powers of Waterloo. The bride is a cosmetologist at Stylin' Hair Designs in Waterloo. The groom is a firefighter/paramedic for Waterloo Fire Rescue. The wedding will take place April 4, in Las Vegas. The reception will be held Friday, July 17, at the Isle Casino Hotel in Waterloo.