Samantha Belcher of Mulberry Grove and Kyle Aukamp of Vandalia have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.
The future bride is the daughter of Gary and Karan Belcher of Mulberry Grove. She is a 2006 graduate of Mulberry Grove High School and is currently employed at United Stationers in Greenville.
The future groom is the son of Kevin and Crystal Aukamp of Vandalia. He is a 2005 graduate of Vandalia Community High School and is currently employed at Culligan Water Conditioning. He will be leaving for the Army in September.
The couple are planning a 2 p.m. wedding on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Bethel Baptist Church in Vandalia. A reception will follow the ceremony at the Vandalia Moose Lodge.