RUSSIA — Melissa Nichole Pohlman, of Russia, and Derek James Berning, of McCartyville, have announced their engagement and plans to marry Dec. 12, 2015, in the St. Remy Church in Russia.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Marilyn and Nick Polhman, of Russia. She graduated from Russia High School in 2008 and from the University of Cincinnati in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in accounting and international business. She is employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as a senior associate in assurance operations.
Her fiance is the son of Alison and Steve Berning, of McCartyville. He is a 2008 Anna High School graduate and a 2012 graduate of Ohio State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Agriculture in crop sciences. He is employed by TuPointe Cooperative Inc. as an agronomy manager.