The engagement and upcoming marriage of Melissa Matthews and Yigit Yalcin are being announced by the bride-elect's parents, Gerre and Cindy Matthews of Niles. Parents of the groom-elect are Yuksel and Fatos Yalcin of Tekirdag, Turkey.
Miss Matthews attends Youngstown State University.
Mr. Yalcin is a graduate of Cyprus International University, Lefkosa, Cyprus.
The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held Sept. 18, 2011, at Garden Brook in Cortland. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and a reception to follow at Garden Brook.