Event Details


Wedding Ceremony


Trinity Lutheran Church

3637 Golf Rd
Evanston, IL 60203



5:30PM Cocktails
6:30PM Dinner
8:30PM Dancing

Salvage One

1840 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL  60622


After Party

Cleo’s Pub

1935 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL  60622



Transportation will be provided for guests!
A shuttle bus will leave the Crowne Plaza (733 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60661) at 1:30 p.m. to transport guests to the church. You will need to RSVP on the invitation to reserve your spot. Following the ceremony, the bus will run to Salvage One for the reception and return to the Crowne Plaza at the end of the night.

See dinner menu options
Please send an email to mckiernanwedding@gmail.com with your meal preference.

Travel Info


There is one block of hotel rooms under McKiernan/Williams wedding:


Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro, West Loop

733 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60661
312.829.5000  |  Book Now

For the adventurous type, we recommend exploring VRBO.com and AirBNB.com for unique housing options in the city.



Transportation & Parking

The ceremony location, Trinity Lutheran, and the reception location, Salvage One, both have parking available.

After the reception, we will have a shuttle to drop guests off at the Crowne Plaza and the after party at Cleo’s Pub. We highly recommend the car service apps Uber and Lyft for getting around.



We created a registry at Zola.com.
You will be able to select a single item or contribute to another larger gift.

Bridal Party

Attendant of Honor

Benjamin Pollack
Friend from college 


Lauren Figy
Friend from residency
Marta Herschkopf
Friend from college
Heidi Martin Hullinger
Friend from medical school
Denise Levitan
Friend from college
Mary Elizabeth Matthews
Friend from college
Laura Snyder
Friend from college


Attendant of Honor

Patti Llacsa
Younger sister of the groom


Brett Felten
Longtime friend of the groom and fraternity brother
Brad Justak
Former roommate and fraternity brother
Mark Kerins
College cross country teammate and fraternity brother
Mike Shine
Former roommate and fraternity brother
Cholly Smith
Former roommate and work colleague
Matt Swanson
Longtime friend of the groom and fraternity brother

Our Chicago

Meredith and Jim’s Favorite Chicago Spots

We lived on the west side, in Ukrainian Village, so most of what we know and love is off the beaten path.  It’s a great neighborhood with many hidden gems and bars. Here are some of our favorite spots.