Ashley Meder and Daniel Balling

Ashley Meder and Daniel Balling, along with their families, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bryan and Sheila Meder of Stockton. She is a 2005 graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School. She graduated from D’Youville College and is pursuing a family nurse practitioner degree there. She is currently employed as registered nurse in the emergency department at Erie County Medical Center.

The prospective groom, the son of the son of Ken and Maryann Balling of Bear Lake, is a 2003 graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School. He graduated from the National Wildland Firefighter Academy in Sacramento, Calif. He was employed by the US Forest Service as a wildland firefighter rapeller stationed in John Day Ore. He is currently employed as a city of Jamestown firefighter.

The couple is planning a wedding for July 2014 in Ellicottville N.Y.