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Engagement: Christy — Maidana

Jorge Maidana and Melissa Christy

Jorge Maidana and Melissa Christy

Lebanon — Stephen and Donna Christy, of Lebanon, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Lynn Christy, to Jorge Daniel Maidana.

The bride-to-be is a resident of New York City, where she is employed as a kitchen manager and chef for Pure Food and Wine. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of New Hampshire in 2005. She earned a chef’s degree from the Natural Gourmet for Health and Culinary Arts in New York City in 2010 and is a private vegan chef with clients in New York City.

The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Elena and Santiago Maidana, of Corona, N.Y. A resident of New York City, he was born in Asuncion, Paraguay, where he graduated from the National Technical High School of Asuncion in 2001 and earned a degree as an industrial electrical technician from the same institution. He is employed as a kitchen manager at Pure Food and Wine.

The couple plan a June wedding at The Fells in Newbury, N.H.