George and Shirley Kelley announce the engagement of their son, Eric Christopher Kelley, to Melinda Reane Dyer, of Bowdoinham.

Eric graduated in 2006 from Belfast Area High School and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at Husson University. He is also enlisted in the Maine National Guard as a member of the 101st Security Forces Squadron.

Melinda graduated from Mt. Ararat High School in 2005 and from Husson University in May 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is employed as a community case manager with Living Innovations in Augusta.

The couple will be married in the fall of 2011 in Belfast.