Kayla Walczak of Lynden and Joel Grossman of Anacortes are excited to announce their engagement and plans for an August 29, 2010 wedding at Lairmont Manor in Bellingham. Kayla is the daughter of Robert and Sheri Walczak of Lynden, and Noel and Jody Vincent of Bellingham. She graduated from Lynden High School and Western Washington University with a degree in Cellular Biology. Joel is the son of Patrick and Kristine Roney, and Robert and Kat Grossman of Anacortes. He graduated from Anacortes High School and Western Washington University with degrees in both Economics and Operations Management. Joel is employed at Matrix Services in Bellingham as a Financial Analyst. The couple met on a blind date and the proposal took place in December 2009 at Poppe's in Bellingham, the same location where they first met.