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WEDDING PLANNER


Jennifer Wing jwing@eagle newsonline.com

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MADISON COUNTY

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ADVERTISERS’ INDEX

WEDDING

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PLANNER


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Setting the date

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wedding Checklist Af t e r the eng agement ___1. Set the date ___2. Reserve church/wedding venue ___3. Book reception location or rental equipment (tents, tables, etc.) ___4. Pick your attendants/ushers/ring bearers/flower girls at leas t 9 mo n ths prior ___5. Choose florist ___6. Book band or deejay ___7. Pick photographer/video technician ___8. Pick wedding day transportation (limo, carriage, etc.) ___9. Choose rehearsal dinner location ___10. Book honeymoon and wedding night lodging ___11. Order bridal gown/veil/shoes ___12. Order bridesmaids’ gowns/shoes ___13. Order tuxes at leas t 6 mo n ths prior ___14. Select invitations ___15. Order wedding cake ___16. Complete guest list ___17. Create a gift registry at leas t 2 mo n ths prior ___18. Select wedding bands ___19. Meet with deejay/band to select music ___20. Purchase gifts for wedding party ___21. Send out invitations ___22. Make appointment at beauty salon

___23. Arrange lodging and transportation for out-of-town guests ___24. Send engagement notice to Eagle Newspapers (see page 10)

at leas t 1 m on t h p r ior ___25. Review menu/bar with caterer ___26. Follow-up fittings for bridal gown/bridesmaids gowns ___27. Re-confirm arrangements with: florist photographer/video tech transportation company wedding cake firm deejay/band rehearsal dinner venue honeymoon reservations

at leas t t wo w e e k s p r ior ___28. Get marriage license ___29. Confirm final number of guests ___30. Make reception seating chart ___31. Final bridal gown/bridesmaids dress fitting wee k of w e dding ___32. Get manicure/pedicure ___33. Pack for honeymoon/ wedding night ___34. Send wedding notice to Eagle Newspapers (see page 15)

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The rehearsal

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The honeymoon

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wedding form To announce your wedding, free of charge, simply email your announcement, and photo if available, to jwing@eaglenewsonline.com, or complete the form below and mail to: 2501 James Street, Suite 100, Syracuse, NY 13206. Please indicate the newspapers in which you would like Eagle Newspapers to print your announcement:: ___Baldwinsvillle Messenger ___Cazenovia Republican ___Eagle Bulletin ___Eagle Observer ___Skaneateles Press ___Star Review Wedding date _____________________________________________________________________ Bride’s full name and address _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Bridegroom’s full name and address ____________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ Location of wedding ________________________________________________________________ Ceremony performed by _____________________________________________________________ Bride given in marriage by____________________________________________________________ Maid (matron) of honor and relation to bride _____________________________________________ Bridesmaids and relation to bride ______________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Flower girl/ring bearer _______________________________________________________________ Best man and relation to groom________________________________________________________ Ushers and relation to groom__________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Honeymoon location________________________________________________________________ Bride’s education, employment________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Bridegroom’s education, employment __________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Additional information_______________________________________________________________ Future residence____________________________________________________________________ Name and phone number of person submitting form ______________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________

Email your announcement quickly and easily to jwing@eaglenewsonline.com 15


finery

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Whether traditional or contemporary, the wedding cake can serve as a stunning centerpiece to any reception.

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By Cyndi Farrare, cyndi farRare Images, cyndifarrareimages.com

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Tips for best men and maids of honor

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Winter Wedding Guide 2012