SWANTON — On June 21, 2014 close family and friends gathered to celebrate the marriage of Brittany Ploof, daughter of Alvin and Joyce Ploof and Christopher LaPan, son of Kevin and Debbie LaPan. Brittany’s dream of a simple wedding ceremony, at her hometown church, Swanton Memorial United Methodist, was all that she hoped it would be.The church was adorned with White lace, baby’s breath, sap buckets, rustic hearts all accented with the weding colors of eggplant and silver. Burlapand baby’s breath flower holders, made by a special friend, lined the church aisle on both sides. Brittany was escorted by her father to special music provided by Alanna Freeman and her accompanist. The Rev. Anne Bachmann officiated the ceremony and Special readings were shared by Rev. Marge Gage. A country themed reception was held at the American Legion in St. Albans. The meal, catered by Lise Gates, featured a mashed potato bar. Miniature cupcakes, by For the Love of Cupcakes, were served and guests were treated to a dessert and candy table. Top Notch DJ provided the celebration music. The wedding party consisted of friends and family of both the bride and groom. The bride wore an ivory lace gown from Fiori bridal. The brides attendants wore eggplant lace dresses. Bouquets consisted of country flowers, wrapped in burlap, provided by Betty’s in St. Albans. The groomsmen wore black tuxes with eggplant ties and boutonnieres of baby’s breath and Jute. The entire day’s memories were captured by Great Impressions Portrait Studio and Rillis Mac Videography. The couple left the following day for a honeymoon cruise to the Bahamas, followed by an extended stay on Miami beach. Brittany is employed by Northwestern Medical Center and Christopher is employed by the State of Vermont. They will make their home in Swanton.