Milestone: Smolen, Sparks marry in Laguna Beach

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Brittany Smolen of Rocklin and Dustin Sparks of Kingman, Ariz., were united in marriage June 23 at Laguna Beach.

Greg Mohr served as officiate. A reception followed at Inn of Laguna Beach.

The bride is the daughter of Wendy Leopold and Vince Smolen of Rocklin. Parents of the groom are Gina and Dennis Sparks of Kingman, Ariz.

The honor attendant was Amanda Smolen. Flower girls were Teagan Mosby and Savannah Taylor. Ring bearer was Blake Mosby. Performing the duties of best man was Donny Farrell of Miami, Fla.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Rocklin High School and 2008 graduate of UC Davis, majoring in nutrition. After completing her dietetic internship at New York Presbyterian, she is employed as a registered dietician at Columbian Hospital in New York City.

The groom is a 1999 graduate of Kingman High School and 2008 graduate of Northern Arizona University, majoring in sociology, and is on track to complete his master's degree in space studies from American Public University in January 2013. He is employed with Homeland Security in New York City.

Following a honeymoon in Aruba, the couple is making their home in New York City.