Hope and Larry Kalish of Lake Hopatcong announce the engagement of their son, Ari Bader, to Erica Leigh Albert, daughter of Beth Albert of Miami and the late Stephen Albert.

Ms. Albert earned her BA in journalism from Florida International University, Miami. She is director of early education at Lehrman Community Day School in Miami Beach.

Mr. Kalish earned his BA in public affairs from American University in Washington, DC, and his law degree from St. Thomas University, Miami Lakes. He is an attorney in New Jersey and Florida, currently working in Fort Lauderdale.

An October wedding is planned.

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