Amanda Elizabeth Beil and Elias George Jannoura have announced their engagement, which occurred on Valentine's Day in Beirut, Lebanon.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mary Alice Beil of Danielsville and the late Barry C. Beil. She is the granddaughter of the late Robert H. and Ruth (Witzel) Gouldner of Lehighton. She is employed as a dental assistant for Dr. John Koury of Allentown, and is an instructor at the Lehigh Valley School of Dental Assisting in Whitehall.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of George Jannoura of Syria, and the late Marianne Jannoura. He is an equipment operator in Beirut, and is originally from Bahzina, Syria.

The couple is planning a wedding for August of this year.