Jonathan and Kelly Caplan (August 4, 2011)


Jonathan and Kelly Caplan


Paules and Kathleen Gibson, of Lewisburg, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Gibson, to Jonathan Lee Caplan, son of Howard and Diane Caplan, of Columbia, on May 22, 2011.

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The bride is a 1987 graduate of Lewisburg High School; a 1991 graduate of Pennsylvania State University; and earned a Master of Science in marketing from Johns Hopkins University. She is currently employed in the philanthropy and fundraising department of Washington Gas, in Washington.

The groom is a 1989 graduate of Wilde Lake High School in Columbia; a 1993 graduate of West Chester University; and earned a law degree from the University of Baltimore. He is currently practicing law in the Washington area.

The ceremony was held at the Sanderling Resort and Spa, in Duck, N.C. The Rev. Tanya Young officiated.

Jane Wirt, the sister of the bride, served as the matron of honor. Nell Ann Shelley, a friend of the bride, served as a bridesmaid. Lilly Wirt, a niece of the bride, served as the junior bridesmaid. Daphne Linn, the bride's great-niece, and Melissa Freeman, the groom's niece, served as flower girls.

Arman Ravery, a friend of the groom, served as the best man. Tim Wirt, friend and brother-in-law of the groom, served as a groomsman. The groom's nephew, Chris Freeman, served as the ring bearer.

A reception followed on the Currituck Sound.

The couple will honeymoon in December in Costa Rica. They currently reside in Laurel.


Marcus and Kelly Blair


Garry and Patricia Walker, of Douglassville, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Kelly Nicole Walker, to Marcus David Blair, son of Clarence Blair, of Bowie, and Sandra Poyner, of Columbia, on July 16, 2011.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Daniel Boone Junior-Senior High School, in Birdsboro, Pa., and a 2003 graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, in Indiana, Pa. She is currently employed at Oaklands Elementary School, in Laurel.

The groom is a graduate of Hammond High School and Hampton University, in Hampton, Va. He is currently employed by CoverCare, in Cambridge.

The ceremony was held at the Stirling Guest Hotel, in Reading, Pa. Pastor Christopher Bryan Lockemy officiated. Molly Walker, the sister-in-law of the bride, served as the maid of honor. Aaron Skiles and Shane Fitzgerald, friends of the groom, served as the best men.

A reception followed at the hotel.

The couple honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico.