AUSTINTOWN -- Plans for the upcoming marriage of Risa Hartley-Werner and Michael Cretella, both of Akron, are being announced by the prospective groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cretella of Austintown.
Parents of the bride-to-be are Joseph Werner and Gretel Hartley of Hagerstown, Md.Invitations will be issued for the 3 p.m. Aug. 9 wedding to be held at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame and for a reception that evening at Tippecanoe Place Restaurant, both in South Bend, Ind. A postnuptial reception will be held Aug. 30 at the Maronite Center in Youngstown.
The bride-elect graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor's degree in marketing. She is a marketing coordinator with the J.M. Smucker Co. in Orrville.
Her fiance, a second-year law student at Akron School of Law, holds a bachelor's degree in government/history from the University of Notre Dame.