Dana Elizabeth Hoffman and Thomas Dean Heidebrecht were married April 20 at the Loyola College Alumni Chapel by the Rev. Frank Haig. A reception followed at the Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center.
The bride is the daughter of Paul and Judy Hoffman of Ellicott City. She is a 1993 graduate of Glenelg High School and earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Loyola College in Maryland. She is the district service and parts marketing manager for Central Atlantic Toyota.
The groom is the son of Toby and Velda Haines and Arnold Heidebrecht, all of Costa Mesa, Calif. He is a graduate of the Computer Learning Center of California and works as a computer hardware engineer for Lockheed Martin Corp., an aerospace company.
Judy A. Hoffman was the matron of honor and Cary Carlen was the best man. The bridesmaids were Veronica Baker, Nicole Fischer and Krystin Porcella. Andrew Sanford and Philip Heidebrecht were the groomsmen. The ring bearer was Peter Spidel, and Felicia Spidel was the senior flower girl.
Giovanna Webster, Brian Hoffman and Therese Naab were the special readers.
After a honeymoon to St. Martin in the Caribbean, the couple lives in Owings Mills.
Susan and Gary Thompson
Susan Ware and Gary Thompson were married Aug. 2 at the Toledo Botanical Garden in Toledo, Ohio.
The bride is the daughter of Carolyn and Howard Leveque and Michael R. Ware, all of Ellicott City. She graduated from Oakland Mills High School in 1991, and the University of Kentucky and Ohio State University. She is the morning and mid-day meteorologist on the NBC affiliate station in Fort Wayne, Ind.
The groom graduated from Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colo., and earned his doctorate of veterinary medicine at Ohio State University. He practices in Toledo.
Genevieve and Brady Brown
Genevieve Baer and Brady Brown were married Aug. 16 at the Gramercy Mansion. A reception followed at the mansion.
The bride is the daughter of Linda and Vico Baer of Ellicott City. She graduated from Centennial High School in 1994 and Syracuse University in 1998 and is an actress and singer.
The groom is the son of Jeanie and Bob Brown of Delta, Colo. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1992, and earned a master's degree in 1994 and a doctorate in aerospace engineering in 1998 from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is a self-employed aerospace engineer.
Brittany Baer and Amanda Ferguson were the maids of honor and Andy Brown was the best man. Joshua Baer and Rob Demonbreun were the groomsmen.
After a honeymoon to Negril, Jamaica, the couple lives in Astoria, N.Y.