CEDAR FALLS -- Jillian Leigh Minkel and Barrett Jason "BJ" McGinn, both of Boone, are announcing their engagement and approaching wedding.
Parents of the couple are Steven and Betsy Minkel and Robert and Karen McGinn, all of Cedar Falls.
The bride-to-be graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 2003, then earned a BA from Waldorf University and an MS from Columbia Southern University. She is employed at USBank. Jill was previously the associate director of admissions and assistant women's basketball coach at Waldorf University.
Her fiance, a 1995 Cedar Falls High graduate, earned a BA from the University of Northern Iowa an an MS from Wayne State College. He is the athletic director and head men's basketball coach at Des Moines Area Community College. BJ also is a Boone City Council member.
The 1 p.m. ceremony is set for Sept. 23 at Prairie Lakes Church, Cedar Falls.