Penny Bakatsias and Robert Chadwick Link were united in marriage on September 26, 2015 at four o’clock in the afternoon at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Reverend Father Paul Christy officiated the wedding. The bride’s parents hosted a reception following the ceremony at Parizade in Durham, North Carolina. A rehearsal dinner was hosted on Friday evening by the groom’s parents at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Nicholaos Bakatsias of Burlington, NC. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholaos Bakatsias, Ms. Edna Poole, and Mr. Max Poole, all of Burlington. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Gene Link of Statesville, NC. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Parks Caldwell and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Link, Sr., all of Statesville. The bride was escorted by her father. Courtney Hardison Cloninger of Raleigh, NC and Laura Meacham Moore of Winterville, NC served as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Kathleen Eller Fisher, Elizabeth Kornegay Stubbs, and Jennifer Snavely West, all of Raleigh, NC; Lauren Marchisello Bakatsias, of Greensboro, NC, sister-in-law of the bride; Emilie Rautus Foy of Goldsboro, NC; Melanie Dover Goodson and Auburn Barkley Stowe of Asheville, NC; Margaret Elizabeth Graves of Salisbury, NC; Molly Link Drukenbrod of Huntersville, NC, sister of the groom; Aira Webster Underhill, of New Bern, NC and Mary Sutton Godwin, of Morehead City, NC. Giorgios Nicholaos Bakatsias, of Bahama, NC, uncle of the bride, served as koumbaro. David William Dagenhart of Cornelius, NC and Allen Joseph Dowdle of Raleigh, NC served as best men. Groomsmen were Joshua Price Erwin, Brian Matthew Pollard, John Silas Wade III, and Joshua Robert Worthington, all of Raleigh; Nicholaos John Bakatsias, of Greensboro, NC, brother of the bride; Thomas George Vandoros, of Myrtle Beach, SC; Chad Thomas East of Hickory, NC; and Joseph Alan Tsumas of Weddington, NC.Greeters were Dina Bakatsias, Nicole Bakatsias, and Penny Bakatsias, cousins of the bride, all of Raleigh. Ring bearers were Griffin Tyler Cloninger, of Raleigh, and John Sullivan Bakatsias, of Greensboro, NC, nephew of the bride. Morgan McCullen Cloninger of Raleigh served as the flower girl.The bride and groom both graduated from North Carolina State University. After a honeymoon trip to the Greek Islands, the couple will reside in Raleigh.