Kathleen Gallagher and Joshua Talaska announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robert and Judy Gallagher of Alpena and Bradenton, Fla. Her fiance is the son of Laura and Kevin Kollien of Alpena, Frank and Lynn Talaska of Alpena, and Mike and Hilda Quaine of Rogers City.
Kathleen is a 1998 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2001 graduate of Alpena Community College with a degree in nursing. She is employed at Alpena Regional Medical Center as a registered nurse. Josh is a 2003 graduate of AHS and served four years active duty in the Marines.
The couple will exchange their wedding vows July 24 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Alpena.