Published 9:45 am Saturday, February 19, 2011
Betsy Volkman and Mike Polis were married at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6, 2010, at First Lutheran Church. The Rev. John Holt and the Rev. Milt Ost performed the double-ring ceremony.
Betsy is the daughter of Neil and Mary Jo Volkman, of Albert Lea. Grandparents of the bride are Johny and Lily Anderson and Doris Volkman, all of Albert Lea.
Mike is the son of Jeff and Penny Polis, of Albert Lea. Grandparents of the groom are Marilyn Polis and Lynn Hendrickson, both of Albert Lea.
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Maid of honor was Amanda Hanych, friend of the couple, of Minneapolis. Bridesmaids were Robin Shetka, friend of the couple, Kristin Johnson, friend of the couple, Megan VanEe, friend of the couple, Holly Bohlen, friend of the bride, Sarah Polis, cousin of the groom, Jasmina Polis, sister-in-law of the bride, and Laura Claassen, friend of the bride.
Flower girls were Ali and Emily Debe, cousins of the groom, and Alisa Polis, niece of the groom.
Best man was Joe Polis, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Matt Polis, brother of the groom, Eric Volkman, brother of the bride, Brandon Klukow, friend of the groom, Andrew Shetka, friend of the couple, Paul Johnson, friend of the couple, Josh Elwood, friend of the groom, and Kyle Kirsch, friend of the groom.
Ushers were Nick Peterson, cousin of the groom, Conner Keyeski, friend of the groom, and Stephen Thorn, friend of the groom.
Ring Bearer was Zayn Polis, nephew of the groom.
The bride is a 2009 graduate of St. Olaf College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish. She is employed as an employment counselor for Hennepin County.
The groom is 2010 graduate of Augsburg College with a bachelor’s degree in communications and marketing. He is employed as an account executive for AJ Indoor Advertising.
The reception and dance were held at Wedgewood Cove Golf Club.
After a honeymoon in Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple resides in Wayzata.