Betty and Joel Gelband of Marlboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Alissa Melanie, to Ryan Benjamin Bruner, son of Roberta and Steven Bruner of Newtown, Pa.

Ms. Gelband graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a bachelor of arts in advertising and graphic design. She is owner and event coordinator of Alissa Melanie Events, as well as event director at KatManDu in Trenton.

Mr. Bruner graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor of science in actuarial science. He is an actuary for ING Group in West Chester, Pa.

A June 2012 wedding is planned in New Jersey.

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