Dr. Jeffrey Carmen of Manlius, N.Y., and Dr. Richard and Linda Katz of Wynnewood announce the engagement of their children, Rebecca Susan Carmen and Dr. Benjamin Samuel Katz. Rebecca is the daughter of the late Geraldine M. Carmen.
Rebecca is a graduate of the Fayetteville-Manlius High School in Manlius, and the State University of New York at Potsdam. She is a rock- and ice-climbing guide for Adirondack Rock and River Service in Keene, N.Y.
Benjamin is a graduate of the Haverford School, Williams College and the Thomas Jefferson University Medical School. He is completing the second year of a three-year emergency medicine residency at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y.
Rebecca is the granddaughter of the late Morton and Eleanor Carmen, and Louis and Fanny Kaplan. Benjamin is the grandson of the late Dr. Eugene and Marion Bereston, and the late Stanley Katz and Audrey Nattans Katz.
The couple is planning an August wedding in Lake Placid, N.Y.