Michalea Bland of Pana and Ryan Nichols of Vandalia have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.
The future bride is the daughter of Rod and Karla Bland of Pana. Grandparents are Clarence and Ida Bland, and Delbert and Carleen Pickett, all of Pana.
She is a 2009 graduate of Pana Christian Academy and currently attends Lake Land Community College of Mattoon.
She is currently employed at Candy’s Flowers & Gifts in Pana.
The future groom is the son of Roy and LaVonda Nichols of Vandalia. Grandparents are Donald and Rochelle Carpenter of Vandalia.
He is a 2005 graduate of Vandalia Community High School and a 2008 graduate of Great Lakes University in Auburn Hills, Mich., with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is currently employed at Old Capitol Monument in Vandalia.
The couple are planning a 2 p.m. wedding at the Kitchell Mansion in Pana on Saturday, Sept. 25, with Bishop Thomas Suey of Christ Tabernacle, Herrick, officiating.
A reception will follow at Christ Tabernacle in Herrick.