Coates/Chakola engagement

Alexandria Elizabeth Coates and David Chakola are engaged to marry Sept. 23, 2017.

The bride-to-be, daughter of Christopher C. Coates and Cari Christian-Coates of Keene, is a 2009 graduate of Keene High School and a 2013 graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, N.Y. She is employed by Hood College in Frederick, Md.

The groom-to-be, son of Matthew and Sally Chakola of Middletown, Md., is a 2009 graduate of Landon School in Bethesda, Md., and a 2013 graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. He is employed by Maryland Paper Co. in Hagerstown, Md.