The engagement and upcoming marriage of Brittany Ayres and Michael Colello are being announced by the couple’s parents. The bride-elect is the daughter of Brenda Ayres of Niles and David Ayres of Cortland. Parents of the groom-elect are Lana and Ted Jakubowski of Hubbard and Mike Colello of Florida.

Miss Ayres graduated from Lakeview High School in 2009 and is pursuing a majoring in nursing at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She is also enrolled in the ROTC program.

Mr. Colello graduated from Maplewood High School and Trumbull County Joint Vocational School in 2004. He is employed by Kraftmaid Cabinetry in Middlefield and also is a volunteer fireman and EMT for Mecca Township.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held July 13, 2013. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and the reception to be held at Maffitt’s Meadows.