Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Costantino ~ Kidd

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Joy Costantino and Stephen Kidd of Salisbury, N.C., were united in marriage Saturday, July 14, 2012, on the beachfront at Baywatch Resort.
Pastor Torrey Morgan of High Rock Community Church in Salisbury officiated the 6:30 p.m. ceremony.
The bride was escorted by her father, Tommy Costantino. She wore a heart-shaped gown with a beaded pattern down the front with draping train. She chose as her matron of honor Tiffany Bradley and bridesmaids included Cassie Costantino, Cortney Ledbetter, Miranda Koontz, Brianne Lentz, Jaime Phillips, Karla Costantino, Haley Blankenship and Stephanie Kidd.
David Kidd stood as the groom’s best man. Groomsmen were Barnes Kidd, Craig Pierce, Ben Lynch, Joseph DeSimone, Chad Costantino, John Costantino, Chandler Costantino and Nicolas Kidd
Victoria Kidd was flower girl. Registrar was  Mrs. Teal Lynch, director was Mrs. Judy Blackburn and violinist was Mrs Joanna Perry.
A Sand Ceremony was held including the bridal couple and their separate children when different colored sands were poured into one vase signifying the union of two families becoming one. Joanna Perry beautifully played  “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” on her violin.
The band “Early Ray” played their original “Fried Pickles” for the couple’s First Dance as the servers placed baskets of fried pickles on the guests tables. “I Hope You Dance” was played as the bridal couple danced with their parents.
The bride is the daughter of Tommy and Kathy Costantino of Salisbury. She is the Executive Office Manager for Ameriprise Financial.
The groom is the son of Barnes and Linda Kidd of Tazewell, Va. He is the owner and operator of Ameriprise Financial.
Following a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple are making their home in Salisbury.