Engagement: Carvalho, Bratcher hitched at Squaw
April 23, 2009
Together with their parents, Marcela Carvalho and Shawn Bratcher are happy to announce they were married Dec. 14, 2008, at Squaw Valley USA Ski Resort.Marcela Carvalho is the daughter of Eliana Bezamat and the late Agnaldo Carvalho both of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Shawn Bratcher is the son of Gary and Joanne Bratcher of Auburn, Calif.Shawn and Marcela met in 2007 while working for Resort at Squaw Creek.Shawn proposed to Marcela last September after returning from a hiking trip along the John Muir Trail. Marcela was born and raised in Sao Paulo,Brazil and has lived in the Tahoe area since 2006. Shawn grew up in San Jose, California and has lived in Truckee since 2000. The reception will take place this May at Plumpjack, Squaw Valley Inn. The rehearsal dinner will be hosted by Gary andamp; Joanne Bratcher at Bistro 22, Squaw Valley the night before the reception. After a honeymoon in Maui, they will return to reside in Truckee.