Valerie and Fred Block of Merion Station, along with Dale Paul of Sacramento, Calif., and Mary and Manuel Rios, also of Sacramento, announce the engagement of their children, Jeffrey David Block and Kelly Lynn Rios.
Jeffrey graduated from the University of Miami's Frost School of Music. A triathlete, he is currently a nutrition technical representative for PowerBar, part of Nestlé.
Kelly graduated from the California State University at Los Angeles. She is the director of administration at the Downtown Women's Center, whose mission is to end women's homelessness in Los Angeles.
Jeffrey is the grandson of Angela Lerner and the late Martin Lerner, and the late Libbie and Louis Block. Kelly is the granddaughter of Ignacia Trillas and the late John Trillas, Manuel Rios and Victorina Rios, and Lorraine and Theodore Paul.
The couple is planning a September wedding in Pasadena, Calif.