XCANFIELD -- Announcement is being made by Gregory and Debbie Vranches, 3908 Dorado Beach Drive, of the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Alissa Vranches, 13700 Fairhill Road, 3F, Shaker Heights, and Jim Damiani, 3569 Ingleside Road, Shaker Heights, son of Dr. and Mrs. John Damiani, 1885 North Road, Warren.
The couple will issue invitations for a 2 p.m. ceremony July 30 at St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown and an evening reception at the Holiday Inn MetroPlex Centre, Liberty.
The bride-elect earned a bachelor's degree at Kent State University and a master's in special education at Baldwin Wallace College, Berea. She is a special-education teacher in the Cleveland Municipal School District and also is a company ballet dancer with the Cleveland Chamber Ballet.
Mr. Damiani graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. He is an accountant with Great Lakes Financial Services in Cleveland.