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Senette and Bendis

COOPER LANDING, Alaska – Allison Senette of Soldotna, Alaska, and Matthew Bendis of Woodstock were married Aug. 17, 2012, in Cooper Landing, Alaska. Commissioner Brent Senette, father of the bride, officiated.

She is the daughter of Brent and Lynn Senette of Soldotna, Alaska. He is the son of Ron and Debra Bendis of Woodstock.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a Grecian-inspired floor-length gown in silk jersey with beaded and jeweled cap sleeves.

She carried a bouquet of Alaskan wildflowers in a mix of summer colors.

Maid of honor was Jennifer Senette of Monterey, Calif. Bridesmaids were Lauren Senette of New York City, Karen Senette of Elmhurst and Ann Bendis of Arlington Heights.

Best man was Charlie Dorantes of Woodstock. Groomsman was Greg Calhoun of Woodstock.
The reception also took place at Cooper Landing. They have plans for a trip to Belgium in the future.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Soldotna High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She works at Klondike Advertising in Anchorage.

The bridegroom is a 2000 graduate of Woodstock High School and a 2010 graduate of Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. He is a systems engineer for Enstar Natural Gas Co. in Anchorage.

They make their home in Anchorage.

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