Amanda J. Hildom and Brandon J. Carlson exchanged wedding vows on July 16, 2011, at Christ First United Methodist Church in Jamestown, N.Y. Pastor Kevin Costner performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Gerald and Rachelle Hildom of Jamestown, N.Y. The groom is the son of Robert and Barbara Carlson of Jamestown, N.Y., and Kathleen and Timothy Baker of Tully, N.Y.
The bride wore a strapless taffeta ballgown with a sweetheart neckline, ruching and beaded floral appliques.
MR. AND MRS. BRANDON J. CARLSON
Jennifer Dempsey, sister of the bride, was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Jones, sister of the bride, Julie Page and Jeanne Subjack. The flower girl was Olivia Jones, niece of the bride.
The best man was Rodney Sandberg. Groomsmen were Blake and Brent Carlson, brothers of the groom, and Matthew Hildom, brother of the bride. Ring bearers were Logan and Ryan Jones, nephews of the bride, and Rider Carlson, nephew of the groom.
Master and mistress of ceremonies were Randy and Diana Ordines, uncle and aunt of the bride.
The bride earned a Bachelor of Music in education from West Virginia University in 2007 and taught elementary school music in Lexington Park, Md. Her husband earned an associate of applied science from Jamestown Community College in 2005 and an associate of occupational studies from ITT Technical Institute in 2007. He is the owner of 360 Graphics Design Firm in Jamestown, N.Y.
They honeymooned in Naples, Fla.
They are living in Jamestown, N.Y.