Renee Nicole and Damon James Hanson

Renee Nicole Bowman and Damon James Hanson were married July 7, 2012, at Applegate Christian Fellowship. Cory Burket officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of David and Beverly Bowman of Jacksonville. She is a 2002 graduate of Cascade Christian High School, a 2006 graduate of Southern Oregon University with a bachelor's degree in French and a 2007 graduate of SOU with a master's in teaching. She works as a French and Spanish teacher at Phoenix High School in Phoenix.

The groom is the son of Donovan and Mary Hanson of Central Point. He is a 2001 graduate of Crater High School, a 2006 graduate of George Fox University with a bacherlor's degree in biology and a 2012 graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry. He works as an optometrist.

Maid of honor was the bride's sister, Laurie Passey of Emeryville, Calif. Bridesmaids were friends Sarah Stricker of Gresham and Melanie Robbins of Bellingham, Wash.

Best man was the groom's brother, Derrick Hanson of Aloha. Groomsmen were the groom's friend, Garrett Knowles of Monmouth, and the groom's brother-in-law, Adam Passey of Emeryville.

Ushers were the bride's cousins, Devin Bowman of Covina, Calif., and Chris Bowman of Lancaster, Calif.

Flower girl was bridesmaid Sarah Stricker's daughter, Cosette, of Gresham. Ring bearer was the groom's cousin, Landen Melvin of Eugene.

A reception followed at Orchard Home Gardens in Medford.

Following a honeymoon in Maui, the newlyweds are living in Central Point.

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