Laura M. Young – Maxwell T. Collins

42759 RGBSEDGWICK – Laura M. Young and Maxwell T. Collins were married Sept. 7, 2013, in Sedgwick, in an outdoor ceremony officiated by the Rev. Rob McCall. The wedding and reception were at the home of Max’s parents, Johanna Turnquist and Steve Collins. Laura’s parents are Susan Yaruta-Young and Luther Young of Blue Hill.
Maid of honor was Sarah Flynn of Blue Hill. Bridesmaids were Jade Bowden of Blue Hill and Jackson, Wyo., Jessica Bishop of Elkins, N.H., and Katie Broughall of New London, N.H. Best man was James Collins of Hockessin, Del., brother of the groom. Groomsmen were the bride’s brother, David Young, of Nakon Ratchasima, Thailand, Brian Bishop of Elkins, N.H., and Tim Damon of Ellsworth.
More than one hundred friends and relatives attended from as far away as Seattle, Santa Rosa, Calif., and Chamoux, France. A spirited mix of music was provided by the NH-based newgrass band, Jake Davis and the Whiskey Stones, as well as by several of Max’s and Laura’s friends.
The couple honeymooned on a camping and road trip through the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. Laura is employed as a medical assistant at the Maxfield Clinic in Newport, N.H. Max, a graduate of Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, is an assistant plant operator at Wheelabrator Concord Co. They reside in Andover, N.H.