Jessica Catherine Hauser and Brian Paul Forte were married Dec. 3, 2011, by Ruben Dobbs at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore.

The bride is the daughter of Evelyn and Bruce Hauser of Morris. The bridegroom is the son of Sally and Paul Forte of Glen Burnie, Md.

Sara Sykes, sister of the bride, and Shannon Sabella were matrons of honor. Amy Taylor, Rachel Alagna, Jamie Harris, Rebecca Saunders, Courtney Lewis, Jennifer Fitzsimmons and Shannon Mitchell, sister of the bridegroom, were bridesmaids. Hayley Mitchell, niece of the bridegroom, was junior bridesmaid. Elyssa Mitchell, niece of the bridegroom, and Magnolia Cody were flower girls.

Ring protector was Devin Demarco. Justin Cody and Adam Mehok were best men. Trevor Sykes, Joey Mitchell, Chris Mitchell, Mark O'dell, Dominic Fragman and Jason Johnson were groomsmen. Caitlin Fisher and Angela Bayne were groomsmaids.

Readings were given by Emily Hauser, and Molly Murphy was the hand binder for the handfasting ceremony.

The bride graduated from New Milford

High School and the University of Connecticut

at Storrs with a bachelor's degree in communication sciences. She is an administrative assistant/office manager at Sustainability in Washington, D.C.

The bridegroom graduated from North County High School in Glen Burnie and from the University of Maryland in Baltimore with a bachelor's degree in music education. He served in the U.S. Navy, and was stationed in Naples, Italy, and Norfolk, Va. He is a musician and music teacher in Baltimore and Annapolis, Md.

After a wedding cruise to the Bahamas, the couple resides in Millersville, Md.