Shirley Benish and Matthew Baker, both of Austintown, are announcing their engagement.

Parents of the bride-elect are Richard Benish of Austintown and Mary Hardin of Austintown. Rick and Patty Baker of Ellsworth are parents of the groom-elect.

Miss Benish received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work at Youngstown State University. She works at Warren Dialysis Center in Howland as a social worker.

Mr. Baker graduated from Austintown High School. He is employed at Red Diamond Uniform and Police Supply as the Internet sales manager.

A private wedding ceremony is planned for Sept. 1, 2013, at Warwick Long Bay Beach in Bermuda. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and a reception to be held at the Davis Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens on March 29, 2014.