Maria Kowalski of Alpena and Andrew Lindahl of Phoenix, Ariz., announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Julie Kowalski of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Kathleen and William Dempsey of Presque Isle, and Myron and Janet Lindahl of Hermantown, Minn.

Maria is employed at Thunder Bay Therapy & Sports Medicine as a certified and licensed athletic trainer. Andrew is earning his degree at Alpena Community College in the Automotive Technology Program.

The couple will exchange their wedding vows July 26, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena.