Ponik and Brown engaged to wed
Alyssa Ponik and David Brown announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Mary Beth Ponik of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Joseph and Jill Brown of Conklin.
Alyssa graduated with a Master of Arts from Central Michigan University. She is employed as a speech-language pathologist for Mona Shores Public Schools. David is a journeyman plumber in Grand Rapids.
The couple will exchange their wedding vows on Oct. 24, 2020 at St. Anne Catholic Church in Alpena.