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Nyholm-Beaver wedding

Julie Ann Nyholm, of Auburn, and Samuel Joseph Beaver, of Grass Valley, were married at 3 p.m. April 14, at St. Canice Hall, in Nevada City. James Hulin officiated.

The bride is the is the daughter of Gary and Janice Nyholm, of Auburn. She is a 1996 graduate of Bear River High School, a 1999 graduate of Sierra College and a 2001 graduate of Montessori Teachers College, Sacramento. She is currently employed by Auburn Discovery Montessori as a kindergarten teacher.

The groom is the son of Sam Beaver, of Carson City, Nev., and Kathleen Beaver, of Grass Valley. He is a 1997 graduate of Nevada Union High School and is currently employed by N.I.D.

Two-hundred and fifty guests attended the ceremony. The bride wore a sweetheart neckline gown with a chapel train, as well as a veil and tiara. She also wore a necklace that belonged to her great-grandmother.

The matron of honor was Elizabeth Murray, of Penn Valley. The bridesmaids were Karen Rodrigues, the bride’s aunt, of Auburn; Ashley Rodrigues, the bride’s cousin, of Auburn; Susan Russo, the bride’s cousin, of Incline Village, Nev.; Megan Beaver, the bride’s sister-in-law, of Los Gatos; and Chrissy Lyman, of Grass Valley. The flower girls were Savannah and Olivia Russo, cousins of the bride, of Linda. The best man was Graham Beatie, of Grass Valley. The groomsmen were Nate Barbeau, of Grass Valley; Andy King, of the Bay Area; Rich Crosby, of Lincoln; and Jason Nyholm, the groom’s brother-in-law, of Auburn. The ring bearer was Jared Creamer, cousin of the groom, of Penn Valley.

The couple honeymooned down the coast of California. They will make their home together in Grass Valley.

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