Osborn and Birkholz marry

QUEENSBURY - Bethany Lynn Osborn and Travis Jerold Birkholz were married July 10, 2010 at the Harrisena Community Church. Town justice Michael Muller officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of William and Beverly Osborn of Queensbury. The groom is the son of Thomas and Carol Birkholz of Warrensburg.

Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her friend, Kathleen Ruhland of Glens Falls as Maid of Honor. The Bridesmaid was Jessica Birkholz, sister-in-law of the groom. Junior Bridesmaids were Kathryn Birkholz, daughter of the groom and Alyssa Birkholz, niece of the groom. Thomas Birkholz III, brother of the groom, was best man. The Groomsman was Stephen Philo, friend of the groom, Junior Groomsmen were Daniel Jacobs and David Osborn, nephews of the bride. Kiersten Birkholz, daughter of the groom, was Flower Girl and Thomas Birkholz IV, nephew of the groom, was Ring Bearer.

Readings were given by the bride and groom's respective mothers. A reception following the ceremony was held at the Algonquin Restaurant in Bolton.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Lake George High School and 1999 graduate of the Boston Conservatory, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She is employed by Glens Falls Dance Studio as a ballet teacher and she choreographs for local high schools and theater groups. She also works for Accel Sports as a fundraising coach.

The groom is a 1992 graduate of Saratoga Central Catholic High School, and a 1996 graduate of SUNY Potsdam, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics. He served in the US Army ROTC at Clarkson University as a commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, and he is a 1999 graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh with a Master of Science degree in Education. Birkholz is employed by South Glens Falls Central School District as a Secondary Mathematics teacher and Varsity Boys Soccer Coach. He is a Veteran of the US Army Reserve Corps of Engineers.

The couple honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico and reside in Warrensburg.

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