Mark and Becky Frieden, Pomona, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alissa Frieden, to Travis Boxberger, son of Gerald and Shirley Boxberger, Russell.

Grandparents of the couple are Cecil and Darlene Frieden, Pomona, the late Maurice "Bud" and Pauline Green, the late Herman and Pauline Boxberger, and the late Matt and Alfreda Grabbe.

The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Pomona High School, a 2001 graduate of Allen County Community College and a 2005 graduate of Wichita State University with a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene and psychology. She is a registered dental hygienist at Sanders Family Dentistry, Paola.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2000 graduate of Russell High School, a 2003 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's of business administration in marketing and 2005 graduate of FHSU with a master's degree in business administration. He is real estate and facilities manager at General Electric in Kansas City.

An Oct. 30, 2010, wedding is planned at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Olathe.