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Shelly Progovitz and William Herold were married Sept. 3, 2011, at Taughannock Falls in Trumansburg, N.Y. Patrick Laurence, a friend of the couple, officiated at the wedding ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Cheryl Progovitz of Port Crane, N.Y. The groom is the son of Gregory and Pamela Herold of Leonardtown. The maternal grandparents of the bride are the late William and the late Ann Walchak and the paternal grandparents are the late Frank and Sylvia Progovitz, who survives. The maternal grandparents of the groom are the late William and the late June Pool and the paternal grandparents are the late Michael and the late Mary Herold.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. Lisa Weinwurm, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Jennifer Herold, sister of the groom, and Laurie Savvas, friend of the bride, were bridesmaids. Jennifer Herold was also a reader during the wedding ceremony. Morgan Anglim, cousin of the groom, was a junior bridesmaid. Mark Messersmith, friend of the groom, was best man. Ian Phipps and Trey Clark, friends of the groom, were groomsmen. Ryan Devins, cousin of the groom, served as the ring bearer. Richard and Gary Progovitz, brothers of the bride, and Andrew Hamill and Paul Schill, friends of the groom, served as ushers.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Taughannock Farms Inn and an after-party at the Taughannock Falls State Park overlooking Cayuga Lake. The rehearsal dinner was held at Simply Red Lakeside Bistro at Sheldrake Point.
The bride graduated from Johnson City High School and Binghamton University and earned a masterís degree in forensics from George Washington University. She is a crime scene investigator in Maryland.
The groom graduated from Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Va., and Longwood University. He is a cost estimator for the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office in Washington, D.C.
The couple spent their honeymoon in Hawaii. They are living in the Washington, D.C., area.