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Bridal ALBUM 2013

Supplement to

February 2014

Photo courtesy of Andrea Anderson Photography

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Sheena & Wayne ~ July 25, 2013 ~ On July 25, 2013 these junior high sweethearts completed their wedding vows as the early morning sun rose over the sands of Tonquin Beach, Tofino. Sheena Lokszyn and Wayne Wiggins together as one. 14 years of love and many more to come. Evening ceremony resided at Chestermans Beach. [CANDICE LOKSZYN ]

Rhianna & Devin ~ August 31, 2013 ~ Rhianna & Devin Brown were married August 31, 2013 in a country-western style wedding at the mother of the bride’s farm out Beaver Creek in Port Alberni. Rhianna Brown was given away by her grandfather Paul Kristensen. VIP guests included: mother of the bride Laureen Kristensen and grandmother Marie Kristensen, mother and father of the groom, Susan and Randy Brown, and grandparents Kris & Åsse Madsen, bridesmaid Jenny Chrenek and best man Dustin Brown... Yee-Haw! [MARGI KRISTENSEN]

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Alisha & Alan ~ November 9, 2013 ~ Alisha Nicole Sester and Alan David Beauregard were married on November 9, 2013 in Port Alberni, B.C. The bride is the daughter of Hubert Sester of Port Alberni, B.C. and Trina Cote of Port Alberni, B.C. The groom is the son of Wayne and Adrienne Beauregard of Port Alberni, B.C. The wedding ceremony was held at the Barclay Hotel, with Rev. Rick Ivens officiating. Photography was captured by Ophelia & Romeo Photographers of Vancouver. The bride was attended by matron of honour Sarah Williams and bridesmaids Amanda Thomson, Crystal-Anne Smith and Jauline Matkin. The best man was Daryl Beauregard, brother of the groom, with Harley Cote-King, brother of the bride, serving as groomsman. Flower girls were Pallas Williams and Pallas Cote-Wallin, with Everett Beauregard serving as ring bearer. Carrying a bouquet of phalaenopsis orchids, the bride was escorted down the aisle by her father while a 10-piece orchestra played “November Rain.” After the ceremony, guests were treated to a cocktail hour, followed by a formal reception in the hotel ballroom. The bride studied English and Creative Writing at Capilano University and Vancouver Island University, while the groom studied Fine Art and History at the University of Victoria. The couple now reside in Port Alberni, B.C.

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Jamie & Ian ~ January 26, 2013 ~ Jamie Butler and Ian Mogerman were married on January 26, 2013 at Middle Beach Lodge, Tofino. [STIRLING IMAGES]

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Chris Turner and Caitlin Jewell were united in marriage on June 29, 2013 at Pacific Shores Resort, in Nanoose Bay, with Shelley Arnfield officiating. (Chris is the son of Stephen and Jacqui Turner, of Port Alberni, and Caitlin is the daughter of Dan and Shelley Jewell, of Nanoose Bay.) After the ceremony, guests enjoyed champagne and appetizers at Pacific Shores Resort. A lovely reception followed, taking place at the Beach Club Resort in Parksville. Pictured are Caitlin and Chris; Bridesmaids, Sara Fisk and Kate Patrick; maid of honour, Sarah Jewell; best man, Brad Oosterom, and groomsmen, Alex Harrison and James Greenard. Caitlin and Chris honeymooned in Hawaii and now make their home in Qualicum Beach. (GREG HOWARD PHOTOGRAPHY)

Carli & Greg ~ September 7, 2013 ~

Caitlin & Chris

Greg and Carli Lloyd were married September 7, 2013 at the Sproat Lake Provincial Park in Port Alberni, B.C. A beautiful reception followed at Cherry Creek Hall. Photos were done by Dana Shalaine Photography and Jenny Lee Brain Photography of Courtenay. The maid of honour was Crystal Hiltunen and the best man was Billy Lloyd. The bridal party attendants were Kristel Anderson, Katherine Lloyd, Carleen Blackmore, Michelle Dunington, Steve Donovan, Jamie Hunter, Jamie Francoeur and James St. Claire; flower girl was Victoria Lloyd and ringbearer was Kristopher Donovan. We would like to thank everyone who shared in our special day!

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Lisa & Brian ~ March 11, 2013 ~ On March 11, 2013 Lisa Krause and Brian Jessen wed on Turtle Bay, Akumal, Mayan Riviera Mexico with sons Richard and Russell Schut as bridesmaids. (yes, bridesmaids). Juan did a great ceremony including a conch shell and drums. Attendants were (in order of group shot starting at left) Mike Bauer, Ingrid Danneberg, Russ Schut, Courtney Colclough, Brian Jessen, Lisa Krause, Rich Schut, Lacey Josefson, Stan Kujala, Carolyn Kujala, Neil Josefson, Laurie Josefson, Dave Soules. The food from La Buena Vida was incredible and the cake from Turtle Bay Café was something to go back to Mexico for! Lisa and Brian are so thankful that everyone helped make the day so special. [JOHN MARK DAVIS, AKUMAL]

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Jennifer & Darren ~ July 12, 2013 ~ Jennifer Pley and Darren Lentz were joined together in marriage on July 12, 2013 at the beautiful West Coast River Lodge, Port Alberni. The ceremony took place at dusk on the grounds of the scenic riverfront property with only immediate family in attendance. [RODDY MCKERCHAR]

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Carol & John ~ June 22, 2013 ~

Carol & John Fiorilli were married June 22, 2013. Attendants were: Cathy Cooper, Paola Schan, Tricia Bryant, Stacy Wrattan, Andrea Pettigrew, Allan Theriault, Mike Schan, Fred Mather, Andrew Whytock, Chris Jones . [WHITE WAVE PHOTOGRAPHY]

Ashley & Lance ~ August 17, 2013 ~ Ashley and Lance Kujala were married on August 17, 2013 at Arrowvale Wedding Meadow in Port Alberni. Above, Mr. & Mrs. Lance and Ashley Kujala and their beautiful daughter and flower girl Tyler. Group picture: maid of honor Amy Caldarulo, bride’s sister; bridesmaids: Kelsey Goddard, Steff Schaffer, Alexa Reynolds and Alyssa Ryles; best man: Matt Kujala, groom’s brother; groomsmen: Vince Mellaart, Rocky Young, Trent Frechette & Shawn McVey. Group picture taken at Harbour Quay “Visiting our lost friends Tyler “Smiley” Jacobsen and Cody Thomson”. [TAMI NETZER]

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Katrina & Patrick ~ August 3, 2013 ~

Patrick McEvay and Katrina Kisilewich were married on August 3, 2013 in a beautiful summer wedding at the groom’s parent’s home on Sproat Lake. Both Port Alberni born and raised, Patrick is the son of Tom and Patricia McEvay and Katrina is the daughter of Roger and Shirley Kisilewich. The couple met in Grade 10 at ADSS in 2003 and have been together over 10 years. They were joined by their wedding party comprised of siblings Jamie (Kisilewich) Hedley, Michelle Kisilewich and Cody McEvay and close friends Lacey Josefson, Brynn Paulson, Veronica Wong, Dean Neville, Dan Sloan, Brendan Sloan and Troy Petersen. While still small town people, Pat and Kat now live in the Olympic Village in downtown Vancouver and thoroughly enjoy the urban lifestyle. They thank all those who attended their wedding and the countless people who made the day so special. Thank you to Ophelia Photography for the amazing wedding photos, many of which were taken at Klitsa Point and the property of family friends Gord and Sandra Reid, ( and to Dallas Dalziel Productions for the incredible wedding video ( com/watch?v=8H_E8-Hr60I& [OPHELIA PHOTOGRAPHY]

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~ August 17, 2013 ~ Steve and Loretta Rickman were married in 2013. Group picture left to right: back row: Mark Rickman, Paul Rickman, Steve Rickman, Loretta Rickman [McLaughlin], Deana Horton and Alison Ruks. Front row: Ryan Rickman, Alex Rickman, Matteo McLaughlin-Toor, Breelin Horton, Noelle Morrow, Ainsley Morrow, Ava Horton and Parker Martell. [TASHIA

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Bailey & Ryan ~ August 31, 2013 ~ Ryan McManus and Bailey Ball were married on August 31, 2013 on Bailey’s parent’s farm in Peers, Alberta. Group photo: Ryan and Bailey McManus; groomsmen Brad Bailey, Liam Hanebury and Matt Edwards; best man Jake Albaya. The bridesmaids are friends of the bride from Whitecourt. The couple now reside in Edmonton. [LUCID DREAMS PHOTOGRAPHY EDMONTON]

Heather & Derek ~ December 7, 2013 ~

Heather McDowall, daughter of John and Patricia McDowall, and Derek Little, son of David and Margaret Little, were married on December 7, 2013 in Port Alberni B.C. at Trinity Church by Rev. George Pell. Bride’s attendants were: man of honour Michael McDowall, Pamela Newton, Alicia McDowall and Jonathon McDowall. Groom’s attendants were: best man Matthew Baker, Curtis Leyenaar, Ryan Little and Kevin Little. Heather’s niece Mya McDowall was the flower girl and Derek’s two nephews, James and Andrew Little were the ringbearers. [NICHELE PORTRAIT STUDIO]

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Dana & Darren ~ October 5, 2013 ~ Allan & Gloria Claydon were pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Dana Claydon to Darren Rai, son of Verna and Tara Singh Rai, on October 5, 2013. Surrounded by family and friends, the wedding and reception took place at the Italian Hall. The wedding party consisted of Stacey Stelmacker (maid of honour), Deidre Cook (bridesmaid), Bryon Rai (best man) and Aaron Rai (groomsman). [WREN AND ROOK PHOTOGRAPHY]

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Danielle & Scott ~ June 8, 2013 ~

Scott & Danielle married at Rathtrevor Park on a wonderful sunny day. The beautiful ceremony was performed by Pastor Paul Wicki. The attendants in the wedding party were the couple’s two brothers & sisters, Jennifer and Kristel Eely with Mike and Brad Voysey. The reception was held at the QB Pheasant Golf Club which was stunningly decorated by many friends and family. The great job of MC was done by Graeme Thomson, a good friend of the couple. Amusing and heartfelt toasts and roasts to the bride and groom were given by many family and friends. The outstanding music for the celebration was prepared and executed by Danielle’s brother-in-law, Richard Greve. The excellent photography was done by Lisa Gratton; Ophelia Photography. The duo had a great honeymoon in Europe, accompanied with Danielle’s sister and brother-in-law. The couple has now settled in Port Alberni. [OPHELIA PHOTOGRAPHY]


Laura & Daniel ~ September 14, 2013 ~ Laura Swaney, daughter of Jerry and Julie Swaney, Port Alberni, BC and Daniel Wiens, son of Walter and Elaine Wiens, Cochrane, Alberta were married September 14, 2013 at Overbury Resort on Thetis Island. Bridal attendants (from the left) were Sheila Finch, Christina Proteau and Christina Carrick. Grooms “men” were Jason Wiens, Kevin Swaney and Carina (Wiens) McKenzie. Laura and Dan now reside in Halifax, Nova Scotia. [SNAP WEDDINGS]



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Joey & Tyler ~ August 3, 2013 ~ Denise (Jeff) Cormier and Mark (Tamie) Macey are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Tyler Stephen Macey to his high school sweetheart, Joey Kaitlin Perpick, daughter of Jody and Maria Perpick. The wedding and reception took place at the home of Joey’s parents on Saturday, August 3, 2013, in Qualicum Beach, B.C. The afternoon and evening were absolutely beautiful, with a spectacular view of the ocean from the Perpick’s home on the bluff. Joey and Tyler were surrounded by many family members and friends, near and far, including grandparents; Franz Zenti, Lorraine Perpick, William Masson and Florence Stern. The couple now reside in Edmonton, Alberta. Bridal party includes bridesmaids; Anna Zenti Croome (Joey’s cousin), Mara Jenkins, Genelle Conn, Kaitlyn Meyer, Emma Perpick (Joey’s sister), Joey and Tyler. Groomsmen; Jordan Macey (Tyler’s brother), Derek Macey (Tyler’s brother), John Walsh, Andrew Locke and Jason Conn. [INSIGHT IMAGES]

Crystal & John ~ October 19, 2013 ~



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Denise (Jeff) Cormier and Mark (Tamie) Macey are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Crystal Dawn Macey to John Alan Jack, son of Dave McIvor (Ethel Wallace) and the late Sandra Jack, on October 19, 2013. Crystal and John exchanged their wedding vows, on a beautiful fall day, at the picturesque Crown Isle Resort in Courtenay, B.C., surrounded by many family and friends, including grandparents; Earnest Jack, William Masson and Florence Stern. Diverting from tradition, Crystal and John served a delicious variety of appies, which were on hand throughout the entire evening. Crystal and John currently reside in Parksville, B.C. Bridal party in “gangsta” pose, from left to right are; Ben Kaese, Jackson Gallagher (John’s brother), Taylor Stern (maid of honour, Crystal’s sister), Maria Van Zandwijk, Savanna Cormier (maid of honour, Crystal’s sister), Alexandria Wiens (Crystal’s cousin), Crystal & John Jack, Richard Jack (John’s brother), Tara Morgan, Marvin Ta (best man), Anna Mayrhofer, Adrian Gatton and Leanne Molchan.

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Courtnay & David ~ October 5, 2013 ~

Courtnay Witte and David Sparrow were married on October 5, 2013, at The Cabins, at Terrace Beach in Ucluelet. Standing up for the bride and groom was Courtnay’s sister, Lindsay Sexton, and David’s best friend, Ryan Forrester. [TASHIA POTTER OF SUN SIX MEDIA]


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