Wee Kirk O' the Heather Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev., was the setting for the July 17 summer wedding of Elizabeth Ann McConnell and Evan David Rees. A post-nuptial wedding celebration reception was held on July 30 at the couple's home in Canfield.
Eddie Powers officiated the noon wedding that united the daughter of Mark and Susan McConnell of Boardman and the son of Barbara Rees of Canfield, and the late Jack Rees.
A reception was also held in their honor at Voo Doo Steak and Lounge in Las Vegas.
The bride wore a one-piece, ivory, sleeveless A-line gown. She had flowers in her hair and carried a bouquet of calla lilies.
Kate McConnell of Milford, Conn., the bride's sister, served as maid of honor. Becky Harris of Dover, Del., the bridegroom's sister, served as matron of honor. Katy Stalter of Upper Arlington served as a bridesmaid. They wore purple gowns and carried calla lilies.
Serving as best man was his brother, Jim Rees of Upper Arlington.
Groomsmen included Gregg Hammerton of Canton and Jeff Haught of Columbus.
A regional sales manager for Turning Technologies LLC in Youngstown, the bride earned her bachelor's degree from Youngstown State University.
Her husband graduated from the Kent State University and is the owner of Meander Hill LLC in Austintown.