ORONO – Richard and Nancy Pare of Orono are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Matthew Pare to Patricia Castaneda. Matthew is a 1997 graduate of Orono High School and received Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees from Northeastern University and American University. He received a Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law and now works as a civil litigation attorney in San Diego. Patricia was born and raised in San Diego. She is a 1998 graduate of Sweetwater High School in San Diego. She later earned her Associate of Arts degree in business management from Southwestern College. Patricia is now an entrepreneur and small-business owner. She is the creator and owner of a thriving beauty salon in Chula Vista, Calif., called Belanova Salon. A summer wedding is planned for August in Southern California.