Mr. and Mrs. James Ogie Hayes of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of Gwinnett County, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara Ann Hayes of Brooklyn, N.Y., to Frances Edward Pisani III of Brooklyn, N.Y., son of Mr. and Mrs. Frances Edward Pisani of Hollywood, Fla.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bennett of Swainsboro and the late Johnnie L. Bennett, Frances Hayes Boone of Palm Coast, Fla., and the late Ogie Daniel Hayes, and T. Harold Boone of Marietta. She is a 1997 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School and attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy of New York City. She is employed by Hotel on Rivington in New York City as the director of events.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ward Lionel Kremer, and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Edward Pisani of Plainfield, N.J.

He is a graduate of North Hunterdon High School in Clinton, N.J., and he attended the College of Boca Raton. He is employed by Ardor Real Estate in New York City.

The wedding is planned for Nov. 17 at Grace United Methodist Church in St. Augustine, Fla.