Stephen and Debbie Bernstein of Newtown Square, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Hali Felice Bernstein, to Matthew Brian Sklar, son of Steven and Nancy Sklar of Lansdale, Pa., and Margate, N.J.
Hali graduated from Central High School of Philadelphia, and the University of Pittsburgh. At Pittsburgh she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication. Hali went on to earn a Master of Science degree in speech-language hearing sciences from LaSalle University. She currently works in the Delaware school system as a Speech-Language Pathologist working with children with severe disabilities.
Matthew graduated from the William Penn Charter School of Philadelphia to then attend George Washington University in Washington, DC., where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and marketing. He is currently the regional vice president at Dynamic Advertising Solutions, a branding firm in Philadelphia and Washington DC.
Hali is the granddaughter of the late Herman and Faye Bernstein, and the late Max and Dorothy Hinkes. Matthew is the grandson of the late Harold "Berky" and Marilyn "Kiky" Berkowitz.
The couple, who lives in Center City Philadelphia, is planning an October 2015 wedding.