Nicole Pachol became the wife of Howard “Scooter” Hargate May 21 at the Howland United Methodist Church in a ceremony officiated by Pastor Matthew Darrin.

The reception was held at The Avalon Inn & Resort.

Mrs. Hargate is the daughter of Gregory and Renee Pachol of Howland, and Mr. Hargate is the son of Howard “Bud” and Niki Hargate of Canfield.

The maid-of-honor was Kylie Pachol, the bride’s sister. Nicholas Hargate, the groom’s brother, served as best man.

The bride graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree in communications. She also participated in collegiate track and field during her studies. She is now the director of special events for Avalon Golf and Country Club for the Avalon Inn, Squaw Creek and Buhl locations.

The groom graduated from Youngstown State University with bachelor’s degrees in both finance and accounting. He received his master’s degree in finance from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He works for Merrill Lynch as a financial adviser in Canfield.

The couple honeymooned to The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. They reside in Austintown.