Tara Lynn Tjoelker of Lynden and Troy Emerson Lancaster of Bellingham announce their engagement and plans for a July 10, 2010 wedding. Tara is the daughter of Bill and Carol Tjoelker of Lynden. She is a 1992 graduate of Lynden High School. She is employed at Licensing Professionals. Troy is the son of Jerry & Bonnie Lancaster of Bellingham. He is a 1987 Graduate of Bellingham High School. He is employed at Aggregates West. The couple met at a birthday party for Tara on October 13th, 2007. The engagement took place on top of Cypress Island "Eagles Bluff" on July 3rd, 2009. The newlyweds plan to reside in the Whatcom County area after a Honeymoon to the Caribbean Islands.