The engagement and forthcoming marriage of Dawn M. Koffel and Brian W. Allison is being announced by the bride-elect's mother, Deborah J. Koffel of Southington.
The parents of the prospective bridegroom are Judy Sutherin of East Palestine and Jack Allison of New Waterford.
Miss Koffel, also the daughter of the late Glen A. Koffel, originally from Lisbon, is the owner of DK Show Horses located in West Farmington. She is a substitute classroom assistant with the Trumbull County Educational Service Center.
Mr. Allison is employed with Front Street Trucking of Niles.
The couple will be united in marriage during an open wedding ceremony on Aug. 25 at New Waterford Park.
Invitations will be issued for the reception to follow at the Saxon Club in Salem.