Announcement has been made of the engagement of Loren Collura of Tamaqua to Brandon Houser, also of Tamaqua.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and Louise Collura of the Wildcat Development in Walker Township.

A graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, she earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology, with a minor in music from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is currently attending Drexel University pursuing a degree in substance abuse treatment.

She is employed at Sisters Cantina in Tamaqua and Friendly’s Restaurant in Pottsville.

Her fiance is the son of Roy and Nancy Houser of Tamaqua.

A graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, he is employed by Altadis in McAdoo.