David Gonzalez officiated at the 5:30 p.m. ceremony that united the daughter of Corine Ferreira of Pretoria, South Africa, and the son of Dr. and Mrs. Steven Kalavsky of Boardman in matrimony July 3. The couple received congratulations at a 7 p.m. reception at the Hemingway Home and Museum. They were also honored at a local reception hosted by the groom’s parents Sept. 5 at Mastropietro Winery in Berlin Center. They will travel to South Africa for a honeymoon trip in November.
The bride wore a satin side-draped A-line gown with beaded lace bodice and tiered lace trim skirt flowing into a chapel-length train. Her ensemble was topped with a fingertip illusion veil, and she carried a bouquet of pink and burgundy roses.
Christine Zingl of Vienna, Austria, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor. She wore a gown of eggplant satin. Wearing pink linen was Katie Hall of St. Louis, niece of the groom, who was the flower girl.
The groom’s friend, Matt Mulichak of Akron, carried out the duties of best man.
The new Mrs. Kalavsky earned a degree in elementary and special education from Towson University in Towson, Md. She is a special education teacher in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools in Severn, Md.
Mr. Kalavsky graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in international studies. He is employed as an account manager for the Public Broadcasting Service in Arlington, Va.
They have made their home in Silver Spring, Md.
MR. and MRS. CHRISTOPHER KALAVSKY