ETNA and SCARBOROUGH — Carla J. Ritchie of Etna and John L. Brejwo of Scarborough are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Emma Brejwo to Roque Balina, both of Temecula, Calif. Roque is the son of Roque Balina Sr. and Sixta Balina, also of Temecula, Calif.
Emma graduated from Nokomis Regional High School in 2002 and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Maine in 2006. Emma is a development associate for Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, Calif. Roque graduated from the University of Arizona in 1997 and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications while on a track and field scholarship. Roque is a senior marketing coordinator for Metro PCS in Riverside, Calif.
The couple will be married Oct. 17, 2011, in Temecula, Calif., and will return to Maine on Oct. 22, 2011, for a celebration.