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ROSSI Gretchen Forward of Montrose and Christopher...


Gretchen Forward of Montrose and Christopher Rossi of New York

City were married at Laguna Cliffs in Dana Point. Pastor Keith Davis


The bride and groom had their dog, Kahlua, walk down the aisle

with the wedding bands to the song “Who Let the Dogs Out.”

The maid of honor was Nicole Forward.

Serving as bridesmaids were Kimberly Kehl, Rachel Leonard, Melanie

Masterton, Tina Aust, Michele Arnold, Sarah Nelson, Susan Strauss and

Erica Kelly.

The best man was Rick Lawrence. The groomsmen were Brent Powell,

Gillian Powell, Ethan Forward, Ralph Laucella and Clint Borden.

A reception followed at Laguna Cliffs on the Regatta Lawn under

the stars in a white tent, which was illuminated with candles and

overlooked the ocean.

The couple honeymooned in Tahiti.

They will make Newport Beach their new home.

The bride is the daughter Brenda and Scott Forward of La


She graduated from Village Christian High School and received a

degree in psychology and family development from Baylor University.

She works in real estate in Newport Beach.

The groom is the son of Sheila McKeon-Rossi and John Rossi of New


He attended Forest Hills High School and graduated from Adelphi


He works as a film technician in the entertainment industry.