Bernie and Eileen Allmayer of Norristown, and Dr. Arthur and Ronnie Calem of East Brunswick, N.J., announce the engagement of their children, Julie Helene Allmayer and Dr. Ben B. Calem.
Julie is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and Near Eastern studies. She also holds a Master of Education degree in higher education from Harvard University. Julie is an online learning support specialist at Drexel University.
Ben graduated from the College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry. He earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he also completed a residency in periodontics. Ben currently practices in Moorestown and Medford, N.J.
Julie is the granddaughter of Beatrice Singer of Mount Laurel, N.J., and the late Charles Lit-vin; and the late Arthur and Meta Allmayer. Ben is the grandson of Beatrice Wolfe of Monroe, N.J., and the late Joseph Wolfe; as well as the late Bernard and Sophie Calem.
Sharing in the couple's joy are Julie's sister, Andrea; and Ben's sister and brother-in-law, Lindsey Calem-Jutkowitz and Shmuel Jutkowitz; along with his brother, Shelly.
The couple, who met through JDate, is planning a spring 2012 wedding.