The engagement and upcoming marriage of Whitney L. Howell and Kevin E. Phillips are being announced by the groom-elect’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Phillips of Cortland.

Father of the bride-elect is Kerry Cunningham of Eastlake.

Miss Howell is a graduate of Eastlake North High School and is employed at Charles Scott Salon in Westlake.

Mr. Phillips is a graduate of Girard High School and ITT Technical College. He is employed at Babcock and Wilcox in Cleveland.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held on Nov. 9, 2013, at Magnuson Grand Hotel with a reception to follow. Invitations will be issued for both events.