John and Martha Bellavance of Stone Mountain announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Bellavance of Stone Mountain, to Russell Brown of Lilburn, son of Jimmy and Jamie Brown of Lilburn.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Veronica and Julien Bellavance of Lebanon, N.H., and the late W.L. and Ruth Peavy. She is a 2004 graduate of Parkview High School in Lilburn and a 2008 graduate of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, with a degree in exercise science in kinesiology. She is employed by Southern Orthopaedic Specialists.

The future groom is the grandson of James and Jackie Brown of Lilburn and the late Doris Hardison. He is a 2004 graduate of Providence Christian Academy and is attending Georgia Southern where he plans to graduate in December with a degree in information broadcasting. He is employed by 790 The Zone WQXI.

The wedding is planned for September.