Kelly Whelan – Brad Larkin

Mr. and Mrs. William J. Whelan III of Rye are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Susan Whelan, to Bradley David Larkin, son of Mrs. Anne Wilson Larkin of St. Louis, Missouri, and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Larkin of Glen Allen, Virginia.

The future bride is a graduate of Greenwich Academy and the University of Virginia, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History. Ms. Whelan received her law degree <cum laude> from Fordham University School of Law in 2016 and is an associate in the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York City. Her father is a partner in the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and her mother is a legal expert for the Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations.

The future groom is a graduate of Deep Run High School in Glen Allen, Virginia, and the University of Virginia, from which he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Studies and History. Following college, he worked for two years as an English teacher at Great Oaks Charter High School in Newark, New Jersey, while attending graduate school, and received a Master’s degree in Secondary English Education from New York University. Mr. Larkin currently works as a paralegal at the New York law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and plans to attend law school in the fall. His father is an officer at the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond and his mother is a compliance manager for Wells Fargo Bank.

The couple met at college on a program abroad in Germany. A September wedding is planned at the Church of the Resurrection in Rye.

Druckman- Tarakhovski

Victoria Anne Druckman and George Tarakhovski were married September 30, 2016 at Coveleigh Club in Rye. The Rev. Thomas E. Collins performed the ceremony and a reception followed at the club.

The bride is Senior Account Executive at Evolve Media in New York City. She is the daughter of Anne and Darrel Druckman of Rye. 

The groom is employed as Director of Sales at 7Park Data in New York City. He is the son of Dr. Alexander Tarakhovski of New York City and Lidia Tarakhovski of Volklingen, Germany.


After honeymooning in Hawaii, the couple returned to their home in Manhattan.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Doe Warner III are please to announce the engagement of their son, Cooper, to Alexandria Shomber, daughter of Colonel E. Christian and Sandra Shomber of Chester Springs, Pa. 


The future groom is a graduate of Duke University and works for Lazard Investment Bank in Chicago. The future bride is a graduate of St. Andrews University and works for Bloomberg, covering Chicago. 



A June wedding is planned.


Alison Ann Weden, the daughter of Mary and Richard Weden of Rochester, Vt. and Fort Pierce, Fla. and Michael James Stoddart, the son of Anne Prata of Rye, and Grant Stoddart of Stamford, were married August 6, 2016 at the Inn at the Round Barn Farm in Waitsfield, Vt. Rev. Gary Parsons of Santa Barbara, Calif., a longtime family friend of the Wedens, officiated the outdoor ceremony.

The bride is a graduate of Dickinson College and received a Masters in Physical Education from Manhattanville College. She is a teacher and coach at King School in Stamford.

The groom attended SUNY University Albany, and is a graduate of the Westchester Career Fire Academy. He is a professional firefighter for the City of Rye Fire Department.

After a honeymoon in the Florida Keys and California, the couple will reside in Rye.


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