Information typically included in wedding announcements: The names of the couple, date and location of the wedding. Parents and grandparents and community of residence; attendants and relationship to the couple, including maid of honor, bridesmaids, flower girls or junior bridesmaids and personal attendants for the bride; and grooms attendants, including best man, groomsmen, junior groomsman, ring bearer and ushers for the groom; name of employer and city; and where the couple is making their home.
A sample wedding:
Christianne Joy Gerstmann and Brent Daniel Mohrmann were married March 6, 2010, at Hilltop Celebration Church, Fergus Falls, with the Rev. Daniel Mueller officiating.
Parents are John Gerstmann, Carolee Gerstmann, and Roger and Marna Mohrmann, of Fergus Falls and Watertown, S.D., respectively.
Matron of Honor was Alyson Meyers, sister of the bride. Bridesmaid was Amber Gerstmann, sister-in-law of the bride. Best Man was Sam Ellyson, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Justin Wollan and Mark Stadheim, friends of the groom, and Brad Mohrmann, brother of the groom.
Christianne is employed with Big Stone Therapies in Watertown as a secretary. Brent works for the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
The couple lives in Watertown.
Deadline for the Lifestyle section is noon Tuesday for a Sunday publication.
Wedding announcement photos should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos are accepted in either color or black-and-white, though color is preferred.
Wedding announcements and photos are also posted online.
Cost is $10 and can be arranged by calling 739-7013, or including credit card information with the engagement information.
Please provide a daytime contact number.
For more information, call Debbie Irmen at 739-7013.