Wedding announcement: Jillian Marchi and Nicholas Smith | SierraSun.com

Wedding announcement: Jillian Marchi and Nicholas Smith

Jillian Marchi and Nicholas Smith, both of Portland, OR, were married on July 18, 2009, in an outdoor ceremony at 5 in the evening. The ceremony was performed by Gretchen Meyer of the Unitarian Church.

One hundred guests witnessed the wedding ceremony and a reception followed at the Timberline Lodge in the Ullman Hall room.

Heather Phebus, best friend of the bride, was maid of honor; and bridesmaids were Laura Miller, Elizabeth Platt, Natalie (Bergman) Grummer and Curryn Li sister of the groom.

Clint Smith brother of the groom was best man and groomsmen were Kevin Smith (brother of the groom), Jason Tate, Wayne Li and Matt Reid.

Flower girls were Araiya and Tallis Grummer, daughters of Natalie Grummer. Greeters were Megan Young (cousin of the groom) and Nicholas Mota (cousin of the bride).

Jennifer Cantway, sorority sister of the bride and person who introduced the bride and groom, recited a reading by Brandock Lovely. Molly McCormack played acoustic guitar and sang and#8220;I Am Yoursand#8221; by Jason Mraz.

The bride was given away by her father Michael Marchi of Scottsdale, Arizona. The brideand#8217;s mother is Robin Marchi of Truckee, CA. The brideand#8217;s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Furry of Lodi, CA.

Greg and Leigh Ann Smith of Poway, CA are parents of the groom.

Pre-nuptial events included showers given by Heather Phebus, Bobbie, Mota, Curryn Li, and Leigh Ann Smith.

Following the wedding ceremony, the couple honeymooned in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

The couple currently resides in Portland, OR, where the groom is employed as a Marketing Trade Show Specialist. The bride currently works as an Assistant Director of Student Activities at the University of Portland. They are both Graduates of the University of Redlands.