Tanya Schouten & Nigel VandenBrink were united in marriage on August 21, 2009, at Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, WA. The bride's cousin, Troy VanDyke, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Marv & Rachelle Schouten of Lynden. Alfred & Cora VandenBrink of Chilliwack, B.C., are parents of the groom. Janel Bisschop served as the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Trish Timmer, Marissa VanDiest, Danielle Johnson, Patrizia Brasser, Karlie Reinsma, Meagan Bladies & Breanna VandenBrink. Mikiya Nyhoff served as flower girl & Reese Nyhoff bell ringer. Serving as best man was Jeremy Goosen. Groomsmen were Jarin VandenBrink, Trent Schouten, Brandon Bisschop, Chris Vermeer, Tim Wierks, & Tanner Schouten. Easton Nyhoff was the ringbearer. Tanya is a graduate of Lynden Christian & NW Hair Academy. Nigel is a graduate of CTC Abbotsford, B.C. The couple resides in Chilliwack.
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