Kimberly McKinney, 181 W. Seventh St., Salem, and John Garchar, 4911 Southern Blvd., Boardman, plan to be married Oct. 12.
The couple will exchange vows during a ceremony at 1 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Church in Youngstown. An evening reception is scheduled at the Italian-American Veterans Centre in Youngstown. Invitations will be issued for both events.
The future bride is a daughter of Charles and Samary Taylor, 15620 Maple Drive, Calcutta. She earned a bachelor's degree in communications at Mount Union College in Alliance and is a technician at Benedek Broadcasting, WYTV, in Youngstown.
Parents of the prospective groom are Carol and John Garchar, 834 Forest Ridge Drive, Boardman. He graduated from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mich., with a bachelor's degree in history. He served in the U.S. Air Force and is an electrician at General Motors Corp. in Lordstown.