The engagement and upcoming marriage of Rachel Baird and David Rudisill are being announced the bride-elect’s parents, Duane and Patricia Baird of Warren. Parents of the groom-elect are Ginger and Maurice Rudisill of Los Angeles.

Miss Baird received a master of arts from Cleveland State University and a bachelor of arts from Youngstown State University. She is a content developer with Tooling U-SME, Cleveland.

Mr. Rudisill is operations manager with PPG in Strongsville.

Invitations will be issued for the Oct. 12 wedding to be held a Western Reserve Historical Society of Cleveland followed by the reception to be held a the Waterside Room in Rocky River.