Guinta and Stopa to wed

Mr. and Mrs. R. Kim Guinta of Shelton announced the engagement of their daughter, Kate Elizabeth Guinta, to Jeffrey Richard Stopa.

The future bride received a bachelor's degree in textiles, merchandising and design from the University of Rhode Island. She is employed as a manager of creative presentation for Rugby Ralph Lauren in New York.

Stopa is the award-winning founder and owner of Stopa Landscaping in Fairfield. He is a member of the Fairfield RTM and sits on the public works and planning committees.

A September wedding is planned at The Hopkins Vineyard in New Preston.

The couple will live in Fairfield.