Welcome to Mara and Vern's wedding registry! Here is their story. Mara and Vern met in their first year of high school marching band. Ninth grade Vern thought Mara was too chatty and seventh grade Mara thought Vern was weird. Neither were too far off. After becoming friends, they continued to spend time together over the next two years in both musical and band. On April 1, 2007, during a production of Hello, Dolly!, Vern asked Mara to be his girlfriend. On April 17, 2014, during a production of packing for a trip to North Carolina, Vern asked Mara to be his wife. On June 11, 2016, after being together for nine years, they are finally getting married!