Jennifer D. Bakker and Robb L. James Vandervort were married during a wedding ceremony held Aug. 13, 2011, at The White Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek Park, Youngstown.
Officiating at the event was the Rev. Lea Mahan.
A reception was held following the ceremony at The Rossi Auditorium, Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek Park.
Robb and Jennifer Braun
Jennifer Arntz attended the bride as matron of honor, while Belinda Campbell served as maid of honor and Melina Salisbury as junior bridesmaid. Megan and Katie Vandervort served as the bear girls.
Todd Lilley performed the duties of best man, Charles Prox served as a groomsman and Arturo Salisbury served as a junior groomsman.
Both Robb and Jennifer are in the process of changing their last name to Braun, which is Robb's maternal grandfather's last name.
The new Mrs. Braun graduated from Lakeview High School then Kent State University with a bachelor's in education and a master's in reading. Mrs. Braun works as a second-grade teacher for Field Local School District.
Mr. Braun graduated from McKinley High School and from Private, State and Federal Law Enforcement and Correctional Academies. Mr. Braun works for the Department of the Air Force as a federal police sergeant and also serves with the 910th Security Forces Squadron, YARS Vienna.
Following a honeymoon to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple resides in Niles.