Jeanne and Douglas Dowling of Vineyard Haven are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Owen Dowling, to John Robert Thompson, son of Beth Rogers of South Berwick, Maine and James and Donna Thompson of Eliot, Maine.

John is a graduate of Marshwood High School in South Berwick and Babson College in Wellesley. He is employed by the Ricci Construction Company in Portsmouth, N.H.

A graduate of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, Kim attended SACI in Florence, Italy, and graduated from Purdue University. She has a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree from the New England School of Acupuncture.

The couple and Kim’s daughter, Adelaide, live in York, Maine, where Kim is the owner, acupuncturist and herbalist of Water and Grain Oriental Medicine.

A September 2017 wedding is planned.