Wedding Announcement Guidelines
Congratulations on the news of your marriage! Please follow this guide to help us share the news with your neighbors.
A typical wedding announcement includes names of bride and groom (include the bride’s maiden name), where they live, their parents, where they live. It also includes where the bride and groom went to school and what job they have. Please put down when the wedding was, who officiated, and what was worn. Names of those in the wedding party is also OK to include.
Sample wedding announcement:
Monica Smith, daughter of Joan and John Smith of Stratford, was married to Jonathan Jones, son of Carol and Peter Jones of Milford, on Dec. 4, 2005.
The Rev. George E. Johnson performed the double-ring ceremony at St. Katharine Church in Lexington, Mass.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a light ivory double lux mikado with beaded bateau neckline and hem, with a cathedral train. She carried a bouquet of ivory roses, burgundy calla lilies, stephanotis, and hints of gold.
Vanessa Smith of Main Street was maid of honor for her sister. Bridesmaids were Leslie Lee of New York City and Anne Watley of Hoboken, N.J. They wore burgundy dresses and carried burgundy calla lilies with hints of gold.
Karl Barth of Mount Vernon, N.Y., was best man. Ushers were Christopher Jones of Nantucket, Mass., brother of the groom, Scott Land of Mesa, Ariz., and Arthur Hobbs of Milford.
The bride graduated from Stratford High School in 1998 and from the University of Connecticut in 2002. She is a program manager with Softy Taste in Bedford, Mass.
The groom is a 1995 graduate of Jonathon Law High School and served in the Army from 1995 to 1997. He received a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Massachusetts in 2003 and is a pharmacist at Bedford Hospital.
After a reception at the Glens in Lexington, they honeymooned in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. They live in Arlington, Mass.