The engagement and upcoming marriage of Jaimie Busick and Edward Keene Jr. are being announced by the couple and their families.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Donna Lariccia Busick of Howland and the late Mark Busick. Parents of the groom-elect are Elaine and William McDowell of Cuyahoga Falls.

Miss Busick is a graduate of Howland High school and went on to pursue a bachelor’s degree in merchandising / marketing at Kent State University. She is employed as a human resources director.

Mr. Keene is a graduate of Berea High school and a Marine Corps veteran. He received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Kent State University. He is employed as a corrections officer in Youngstown.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 2013, at Julia’s Bed and Breakfast in Hubbard. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and reception to follow at Ciminero’s in Niles.