Mr. and Mrs. David Gary Kraselsky of Mountain Brook announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Renee, to Gregory Phillip Cohen, son of Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Hagedorn Cohen of St. Louis.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Henrietta Kraselsky of Birmingham and Dothan and the late Mr. Nathan Kraselsky of Dothan, Mrs. Nell Mehaffey of Birmingham, the late Mrs. Elizabeth Murray Mehaffey and Mr. Charles Brooke Mehaffey of Birmingham.
Miss Kraselsky graduated from Mountain Brook High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in theatre and dance from the University of Texas, where she was a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority. She is employed as a recruiter with Turner Broadcasting System/CNN in Atlanta.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs. Phyllis Fineshriber and the late Dr. Maynard Cohen and Mr. Howard Fineshriber of Chevy Chase, Md., and Mrs. Susan Marcus and the late Mr. Irving Heller Jr. and Mr. Jerome Marcus of St. Louis.
Mr. Cohen graduated from Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School and earned a dual bachelor’s degree in mathematics and history from Emory University, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He is employed as a senior strategy associate with Sparks Grove, a North Highland Company, in Atlanta.
The couple met while serving on the Junior Executive Board of Camp Twin Lakes and live in Atlanta. The wedding is planned for Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at The Foundry at Puritan Mill in Atlanta.