A Casual Summer Wedding in Newport, KY

The Bride Julie Badertscher, 32, a senior event planner at Marsh & McLennan Companies in New York, NY The Groom John Katrus, 32, a news technical specialist at ABC News in New York, NY The Date August 13 Julie and John's love story began at Xavier University in Cincinnati, and when it came time to plan their wedding one main theme permeated the affair: their passion for XU. We envisioned more of a celebration/party and a fabulous Xavier reunion for our friends and family, said Julie. The celebration's delightful details included Blue Blob, Xavier's mascot, greeting guests at the reception and the bartenders sporting XU shirts.