Megan Dominique Racino and Jason Allan Arter were united in marriage on Sept. 2, 2012, at 2 p.m. in an outdoor ceremony in Newfane, N.Y., at the home of the groom's mother. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Scott Boudeman, Newfane judge.
The bride is the daughter of Pamela Racino of Dunkirk and David Racino of Orlando, Fla.
The groom is the son of Pamela Adinolfe of Newfane and the late John Arter.
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Arter
The bride wore an ivory gown with a sweetheart strapless neckline, taffeta fitted rouching throughout, and a corset back with a sweep train. A blush-colored satin and organza flower sash detailed with crystal beading sequins and pearls completed her outfit.
The bride was escorted by her father and brother, Nicholas Racino. Her attendants included her mother as her maid of honor, and lifelong friends Karly Benamanti, Ashleigh Brown and Nina Lynch as bridesmaids. Abby Ostolski, step-sister of the groom, was a junior bridesmaid. The maid of honor wore a long black satin Alfred Angelo dress and the bridesmaids all wore Alfred Angelo cocktail-length dresses. Elliot Brown was the flower girl and was dressed in an ivory lace romper with a matching headband and was pulled in a Red Rider wagon by the junior bridesmaid.
The groom's attendants included his best friend, Dan Watkins, as best man, and brother Michael Arter, cousins Shea Arter and Jeff McCaa. The groom's nephews, Brayden and Adam Arter, served as ring bearers.
A dinner was held at the Pearl Street Grill in Buffalo following the wedding ceremony.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Dunkirk High School and a 2011 graduate of D'Youville with a bachelor of science in nursing. She is currently employed as an RN with People, Inc.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Newfane High School. He graduated from ITT Technical Institute with an associate's degree in computer-aid drafting and is currently employed with Conestoga-Rovers and Associates as a CAD.
The couple is planning a honeymoon for 2013. They are making their home in a newly-purchased house in Tonawanda.