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
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.