The engagement and upcoming marriage of Rachel Muniz and Bill Kanche Jr. are being announced by the couple and their parents.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Linda Muniz of South Carolina and the late David Muniz. Parents of the groom-elect are Linda and William Kanche Sr. of Warren.

Miss Muniz is a licensed clinical social worker and substance abuse counselor employed by Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare.

Mr. Kanche is an EMS helicopter pilot for Metro Aviation with Med Flight of Ohio.

The couple live in Roanoke, Va., and plans are being made for a September 2015 wedding in Beaufort, S.C.