Erica Gifford and Alex Eklind were married Sept. 14 at the Payne-Corley House. Aaron Hobbs officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gifford, of Lawrenceville. She is a graduate of Central Gwinnett High School and Kennesaw State University and is employed with Hooters of America Corporate Office.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Eklind of Woodstock. He is a graduate of Etowah High School and Kennesaw State University and is employed with Randstad USA.

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Karen Flowers of Stockbridge served as the maid of honor.

Andrew Eklind, of Canton served as the best man.

After a honeymoon in teh Southern Carribean, the couple resides in Acworth.

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