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Jennifer M. Ray of Sacramento and Allen B. Poirson of San Francisco were married Aug. 3 at a private home in Grass Valley. The ceremony was officiated by Judge M. Kathleen Butz.

The bride is the daughter of Ruth Tremoureux of Grass Valley. She is a graduate of American University in Paris and the California Professional School of Psychology. Her affiliations include the American Psychological Association and California Psychological Association. She is a psychologist in private practice.

The bridegroom is the son of Alvin and Marjane Poison of Gates Mills, Ohio. He is a graduate of Stanford University and works at Capital Valley Ventures.

The bride wore a Miosa Couture gown and tiara with pearls and sapphires.

The bridesmaids were Jenifer Padgett of Grass Valley, Helen Dadmehr of Sacramento, Marcie Launey of Sacramento and Robin Alexander of Napa.

The ring bearers were Zephyr and Lulu, the bride’s dogs.

The groomsmen were Richard Beames of Hillsborough, Steve Zansberg of Denver and Mark Young and John Hayes, both of San Francisco.

The wedding took place at the Rector House, the bride’s family home, followed by a reception on the grounds. John Larue, the bride’s cousin, escorted her down the aisle.

The photographer was Michelle Dion of Nevada City Photography.

Music was provided by pianist Mary Barnewitz, the bride’s cousin, of Grass Valley.

The cake was provided by Donna Imsand, The Cake Artist.

Guest-book attendants were Sascha Ellers, the bride’s niece; and Emma Overton, the groom’s niece.

The couple recently returned from a three-week honeymoon in Italy.

They live in Sacramento.

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