Announcements & Celebrations

Jessica Chvala and Darren Kanda

Jessica Chvala and Darren Kanda were married June 5, 2009 at St. Joseph Church in Bakersfield, CA with Father Miguel Flores officiating. Jessica is the daughter of James and Nancy Chvala of Bakersfield, CA. Darren is the son of Michael and Diane Kanda of Bellingham, WA.Bride's attendants: Joslyn Chvala, Maid of Honor; Tracy Erickson, Catrina Valladares, Bethany Lopez, Patty Bazaldua, Camilia Ramos, Cassandra Valladares and Amanda Bundy; Lilly Valladares, Flower Girl; Janae Valladares, Guest Book. Groom's attendants: Sean Kanda, Best Man; Brian Kirschman, Joaquin Valladares, Ryan Tweit, Tyler Tweit, Sonny Ramos, Kevin Hodson, Jameson Beretta and Justin Beretta; Christopher and Antonio Ramos, Ring Bearers; James Valladares Jr., Usher.After a honeymoon in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the couple resides in Nipomo, CA.