Nina and Leonid Zaslavsky of Churchville, and Susan and Edward Lempel of Fresh Meadows, N.Y., announce the engagement of their children, Masha Zaslavsky and Dr. Michael Lempel.
Masha graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication sciences and a master's degree in speech-language pathology. She is the department head of speech-language pathology at Nazareth hospital in Philadelphia. She also does independent contracting work as a speech pathologist.
Michael graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He earned a medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Michael is currently a chief resident in obstetrics and gynecology at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.
The couple, who were engaged in Venice, Italy, is planning a May 2008 wedding.