Marsha and Louis Podel of Huntingdon Valley announce the engagement of their daughter, Hara Podel, to Scott Caplan, son of Barbara and Stanley Caplan of Society Hill.
Hara holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and Master of Business Administration and law degrees from Villanova University. She is a commercial litigator with the law firm of Wilentz, Goldman and Spitzer.
Scott is a local businessman, whose operations include Sweat Fitness and Strikes Bowling Lounge, all in Philadelphia.
Hara is the granddaughter of Claire Kretchman and the late Norman Kretchman, and the late Harry and Esther Podel. Scott is the grandson of Tedda Zakroff and the late Raymond Zakroff, and the late Edward and Sally Caplan.
The couple, who lives in Philadelphia, is planning an October wedding.