BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
Dexter Francisco and April Taño exchanged marriage vows at rites officiated by Rev. Salvador Parpa, Jr. in Bacolod City on September 11.
Dexter is the son of Danilo and Felicidad Francisco of Bicol, while April is the only daughter of Alfredo Taño, Sr. and Eunice Abong-Taño of Bacolod City.
Best man was Jucir Tolentino, while the matron of honor was Christine Pasaylo.
Groomsmen were Dennis Francisco, Marc Crisanto Paul Luego, and Rodolfo Akol lll, while the bridesmaids were Crisna Esther Abong, Sheera Darling Francisco and Princess Francisco.
Junior Bridesmaid were Michaela Belle Pasaylo and Micha Belle Abong.
Flower girls were Apryl Maie Velado and Mechaela Jean Capanag.
Coin bearer was Isaiah Rhishan Tolentino, Bible bearer – Peter Stephen Gaje, and ring bearer – Psalm Steven Gale.
Principal sponsors were Pedro Abong lll, Roberto Esplana, Ed Ruel Guanzon, Jesuani Julom, Elberto Luego, William Sipat, Vicente Presbitero , Christina Abong, Lilia Bas, Cherry Jena Bandola, Merna Leah Buenafe, Jean Chan, Joy Descaya, Tiza Dojillo, Marites Ecalnir, Novelita Francisco, Marizette Lao, Jonah Lee, Irene Malaga, Leslie Oreta, Teresa Parcon, Lucrecia Proctoso, Judil Tolentino, and Elenita Villagante.
Secondary sponsors were Jezreel Chris Taño and Eiseley Fawn Taño – veil; Alfredo Taño Jr. and Rovie Gen Taño – cord; and Samuel Gaje and Leabelle Gaje -candle.
The wedding ceremony was held with strict observance of minimum health protocols.*