Alyse Bell of Soldotna and Matt Riccardi of Plano, Texas plan to marry on July 30, 2011 at Reflections on Spring Creek in Plano.
The bride is the daughter of Gregory and Kimberley Bell of Soldotna.
She is a 2005 graduate of Cook Inlet Academy, and earned her bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Texas at Tyler in 2009. She works as a pharmacy technician for CVS in Montclair, N.J.
The groom is the son of Vincent Riccardi of Plano and Claudia Riccardi of Allen, Texas. He is a 2004 graduate of Plano Senior High School, and earned his master’s degree in business administration from University of Texas at Tyler in 2009. He is employed by the New Jersey Nets.
The couple met while attending college. Matt proposed to Alyse on a full-moon night on a rooftop overlooking the Hudson River in upstate New York.
Matt and Alyse will be married in Matt’s hometown. They will make their home in New Jersey. An Alaska reception is slated for August 5 at the Kenai Senior Center at 6:30 p.m. where friends and loved ones can celebrate with the newlyweds.