Announcement has been made of the engagement of Ashley L. Rupert and Tony C. Birch, both of Williamsport.

An Aug. 23 wedding at St. John Newberry Methodist Church is being planned.

Rupert is the daughter of Denise and Gary Eck, of Cogan Station, and Kevin Rupert, of Montgomery. She graduated from Hughesville High School in 2006 and is a homemaker and nanny.

Birch is the son of Betsy and Chris Garr, of Cape May, N.J., and Tony Birch, of Williamsport. He graduated from Cape May Tech in 2008 and is employed by Stallion Oil Field Services.