Candice Valenti and Christopher Shovlin, Kingston, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Candice is the daughter of Irene Valenti, Kingston, and James Valenti, Las Vegas, Nev. She is the granddaughter of Zanobia and Chumagali Ali, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Christopher is the son of Mark and Marie Shovlin. He is the grandson of Marie Showanes and the late Bernard Showanes and the late Laura Gene Jones and John Shovlin, all of Wilkes-Barre.
The bride-to-be is employed as a drug and alcohol counselor in Dallas. She has three sons.
The prospective groom is a full-time student completing his bachelor’s degree in business administrative and pursuing his career as a basketball player. He has three sons.
The wedding will be held on Sept. 14, 2013, at St. Maria Goretti Church.