Thomas and Marylou Epple, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridgette Lee Epple, Eureka, to David Jacob Kelch, Eureka, son of Francis and Sherri Kelch, Antioch, Ill.

Bridgette has a Bachelor of Science in historic preservation from Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed as executive director of Downtown Washington Inc.

David has a Bachelor of Science in communications, broadcast journalism, from Syracuse University. He is employed as team leader at PSAV Presentation Services.

The couple plan a March 1, 2014, wedding at 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Washington.