Wee Kirk O' the Heather Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, was the setting on July 17, 2011 for the summer wedding of Evan David Rees and his bride, Elizabeth Ann McConnell.
A post-nuptial wedding celebration reception was held on July 30, 2011 at the couple's home.
Eddie Powers officiated at noon wedding that united the daughter of Mark and Susan McConnell of Boardman and the son of Barbara Rees of Canfield, and the late Jack Rees.
A reception was held in their honor at Voo Doo Steak and Lounge in Las Vegas.
The bride wore a one-piece, ivory, sleeveless A-line gown. She had flowers in her hair and she carried a bouquet of calla lilies.
Kate McConnell, bride's sister, served as maid of honor. Becky Harris, the groom's sister, served as matron of honor. Katy Stalter, the bride's friend, served as a bridesmaid. They wore purple gowns and carried calla lilies.
Serving as best man for the groom was his brother, Jim Rees. His groomsmen included Gregg Hammerton and Jeff Haught, both friends of the groom.
A regional sales manager for Turning Technologies, LLC in Youngstown, the bride earned her bachelor's degree from Youngstown State University.
Her husband graduated from the Kent State University and is the owner of Meander Hill, LLC in Austintown.
They have made their home in Canfield.