Trisha Burns and Paul Girard announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Frank and Kim Burns of Alpena. Trisha is a 1997 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2004 graduate of Alpena Hollywood School of Beauty. She is currently employed by Regis Corp. Smart Style. The future groom is the son of Julia Acuff and the late Roy Girard. Paul is a 1993 graduate of Alpena High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1993 to 1997. He is currently employed by Lakeshore Heating and Plumbing.

The couple will exchange their wedding vows July 19, 2014 in Alpena.