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Laura Bridges of Sacramento and Steven Taylor Bond of Grass Valley were married Nov. 30, 2002, at Church of the Nazarene. The ceremony was officiated by Judge John Darlington.

The bride, a graduate of American River College, is the CEO of The Weight Loss Center in Sacramento. Her parents are deceased.

The bridegroom is the son of Susanna Bond and Richard Peiser Bond, both of New Canaan, Conn. He graduated from the University of Virginia and works for Diamond Comic Distributors.

The bride wore a gown by House of Fashions in Sacramento and carried a bouquet of silk flowers.

The maid of honor was Karen Orell. Bridesmaids were Donna Schwontkowski of Sacramento, Tamera DeFant of Elk Grove, and Jennifer and Traci Bond of Grass Valley.

The ring bearer was the groom’s son, Skyler Bond, age 6, of Grass Valley.

The best men were the groom’s father and brother, Richard Bond and Bruce Bond, both of New Canaan. The groomsman was Jock Bond of Falls Church, Va.

Approximately 50 guests joined the couple for the ceremony and buffet reception at the church.

Music was chosen ahead of time – mostly favorite love songs – and put on a CD by Jennifer Bond.

Reception decorations and silk flower arrangements, including all bouquets, were created by the bride.

Special guests included Philip Stevenson, the bride’s nephew.

The photographer was the bride’s brother, Raymond Stevenson.

The couple resides in Grass Valley.

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