Yana Avedian, of Kharkiv, Ukraine, and Woody Groves, of Juneau, will marry at 6:30 p.m Aug. 18. 2007, at Glacier Gardens in Juneau. A reception will immediately follow at the Hangar Ballroom.
The bride is the daughter of Valery and Lyudmyla Avedian. She has been studying psychology at Kharkiv National University.
The groom is the son of Dawn Findley-Groves and the late Kip Groves. A 2003 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School, he attended school in Germany, Austria and Ukraine and at State University of New York in Plattsburgh.
The maid of honor will be Christina Ternes. Bridesmaids will be Karin Kobesova, Julia Nave, Lydia Ver and Melanie Grady.
Groomsmen will be John Lesh, Colin Conerton, Joe Stendahl, Kiel Urata and Richard Allan.
The couple will attend school at State University of New York in Plattsburgh.
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