BELGRADE LAKES — Ashley M. Welch and Benjamin J. Pooler were married Sept. 19, 2015, in Belgrade Lakes.

The bride is the daughter of Dawn Gillespie and Timothy Bard, of Oakland. The bridegroom is the son of Michael and Louise Pooler, of Belgrade.

Alisha Gillespie was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jasmine Estes, Shelbie Dostie and Chelsey Cyr.

Isabelle Livingston was flower girl.

Ethan Pooler was best man. Groomsmen were Daniel Witham, Mack Schubert and Nathan Hewett.

Ayden Estes was ring bearer.

A reception was held at the Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons in Belgrade Lakes.

Ashley is a 2008 graduate of Messalonskee High School, and went on to study education at Northern Maine Community College, where she graduated in 2013. She is employed as a behavioral health professional by Stratton Elementary School in Stratton. Benjamin also is a 2008 graduate of Messalonskee High School, and went on to study Wind Turbine Technology at Northern Maine Community College, where he graduated in 2013. He is employed as a wind turbine specialist by Vestas Inc., in Eustis.

They took a honeymoon trip to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, and live in Stratton.

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