Steven Weinstein of Wynnewood; Lissa and Barry Poulson of Olivet, Mich.; and Charlotte and Tom Brandenburg of Sheboygan, Wisc., announce the marriage of their children, Shira Margolit Weinstein and Thomas Gene Brandenburg.

    The ceremony and reception took place on Aug. 8 at the El Moro Beach, El Cid Resort in Mazatlan, Mexico.

    Amy Lederman, nationally syndicated columnist, author, and Jewish educator, officiated.

    Rachel Weinstein, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Beth Brandenburg and Bobbi Dean, sisters of the groom; Clare Beyersdorf; Sherie Rappoport; and Alyssa Levine.

    Stephen Zimmer, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen included Joshua Weinstein, brother of the bride; Jason Beyersdorf; Peter Bartzen; Keith Dean; and Jefford Englander.

    The signing of the ketubah was witnessed by Jefford Englander and Sherie Rappoport.

    Shira is the Women's Division director for the Jewish Community Association of Austin. Thomas is an ICU registered nurse at the Seton Medical Center.

    The couple, who met on, lives in Austin, Texas.