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Wedding Guide February 2015

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R & R Hire located at 66-68 Beerburrum Road, Caboolture have recently purchased the entire stock of a North Brisbane party hire business; allowing them to now offer customers one of the most comprehensive wedding equipment hire ranges on the coast. The family business has run successfully for over 23 years, with current owners Ian and Jillanne taking over in 2007. With the new stock, R & R Hire can easily cater for all sized weddings. As owner Ian says, “just tell us the three w’s and we’ll take care of the rest. Tell us what you want, where you want it and when - and we’ll take it from there.” “We have the range and expertise so that customers can have complete peace of mind that we’ll turn up and there’ll be no hassles,” he said. The massive hire range includes everything from chairs, tables, crockery and glass wear, to floor coverings, silk linings and wedding arches. They have pagodas and marquees that cater for all reception sizes as well as the more traditional peg and pole marquees. “These days there is such a variety in how weddings are themed - we cater for all styles from rustic to vintage, and casual to classic,” he said. “People getting married already have so many pressures, so at R&R Hire we make it a point to provide an easy, accessible and highly professional service – completely stress free,” Jillanne adds. R & R Hire also have a convenient and easy to use app for both android and apple devices featuring every piece of equipment, with descriptions, dimensions and pricing. The experienced staff at R&R Hire are always available to discuss your wedding requirements and will be happy to individually tailor the best possible hire options. Open seven days a week, for more information call 5495 8683 or check out their website www.rrhire.com.au

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Miss Rebecca ties the knot

By Sonia Clark On Saturday, January 10, Miss Rebecca from the Black Swan School of Dance officially became Mrs Rebecca Willshire when she married her sweetheart of nearly two years, Steven. Meeting Steven through friends at a family function in April 2013, a spark was obviously there as they exchanged numbers, and soon after they arranged to meet up for a first date. Described as the ‘best first date ever!’ Rebecca explained that their evening consisted of a beautiful romantic dinner followed by a lovely walk along the beach where the conversations easily flowed as they talked into the night. Steven proposed to Rebecca on holidays at Venice Beach in L.A. organising a sunset picnic on the beach with her favourite coloured rose petals strewn around and a local musician playing her favourite song. The actual wedding took place at the Little White Wedding Church in Maleny which perfectly suited their elegant modern classic theme. One of the highlights from the day which all went so quickly – was for Rebecca to see the emotion on her future husband‘s face as she walked towards him down the aisle. Rebecca had three bridesmaids, with her best friend of over 13 years as maid of honour. Wearing a bespoke Australian made Elizabeth deVarga wedding gown, Rebecca described her dress as “amazing!” The classically elegant gown had beaded straps and was encrusted with pearls. The dress was made out of soft silk with a satin overlay, needless to say the bride looked absolutely radiant! The reception that followed was held at The Edge Mooloolaba. And yes, the wedding dance was beautifully choreographed by Rebecca as they danced together as husband and wife to their favourite song.

Marking a matrimonial milestone By Lea Parkes At GC&M News we often include classified ads for important milestones and my favourites are the wedding anniversaries, for 40, 50, or 60 years, and on some occasions even longer. What I love most is when the husbands come in and organise it as a surprise for their better half. They don’t always like to give you too much detail, but it is lovely to see just how proud they are of their achievement and these days it certainly is. One Glass House Mountains couple who last month celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary was pineapple farmers Margret and Rick Moffatt. We put a few questions to Margret about her wedding and the secret to wedded bliss. What was their wedding date? 22nd January 1955 Where did they get married? Nambour – Methodist Church with celebrations that followed at her sister Milly’s house. How did they meet? They met at the Beerwah Hotel – Margaret was a waitress in the dining room and Rick was pub regular there after work. What does Margret remember most about her wedding day? Getting prettied up in her older sister’s wedding frock, her brother gave her away, and the best part of all was walking down the aisle seeing a tall handsome man waiting for her. What does she think the secret is to staying married so long? Margret reckons it is simple – it is about true love, always calling one another ‘Love’, kissing each other goodbye in the morning, lunch and before bed, and the big one – not having any secrets. Does Margret have any advice for young couples getting married these days? When you make your vows, they are made to be kept. Her mum always told her kids – you make your bed, you lie in it (or in this case once you have made the commitment you stick with it).

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A wedding crisis: reception awash By John Jennings All sorts of interesting things happen at weddings which guarantee there is something to talk about later on - maybe even at a 50th wedding anniversary. All happy couples have favourite stories to tell, beer can ring-pulls exchanged for wedding rings by the best man and so on. Who can ever forget the British film, Four Weddings and a Funeral? For one Hinterland couple, Jessica (Jess) Magarry of Glass House Mountains and Lachlan Downes of Buderim, the challenge was to urgently secure a suitable venue for their reception after driving rain ruined an outdoor setting for 80 guests at the bride’s parent’s property in Glass House Mountains. With the wedding ceremony previously set for 4.00pm at Sir Leslie Wilson Park in Dicky Beach, the Pelican Waters Golf Club came to the rescue offering their undercover terrace to the couple to help prevent anyone from getting ‘wet feet’. At 1.00pm on Friday, January 23, Jessica made the decision to relocate the reception festivities and a series of frantic phone calls began. Within an hour the Beerwah Community Centre was confirmed, security arranged and the decorations, food and drinks transferred in a mass transport effort from both family and friends. As the unusual heavy rain lashed down, a feeling of relief swept over the bridal party, DAY JOIN TO

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Get your ring fingers covered Maleny Showcase Jewellers stock an exquisite range of diamond engagement rings and weddings bands for the bride and groom. Business Owner since 2000, Jim Gouton, explains that no two diamonds are identical and that they all have their own unique qualities. These qualities are determined by the commonly referred to 4 C's, carat, colour, cut and clarity. “Maleny Showcase Jewellers offer a fifth C however, ‘Confidence’. You can have complete confidence that they are providing you with the best diamond possible for your money,” Jim said. They also specialise in remaking and remodelling inherited or hand-me-down pieces of jewellery. This means they can help you to create a unique design for both your engagement and wedding rings giving you a one off, hand-made piece to mark your special day and to enjoy for the years ahead. Go and visit Maleny Showcase Jewellers at shop 4, Riverside Centre and have a chat to them about what you have your heart set on.

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Helping with your ‘start of new life’ plans During their 32 year career with Bank of Queensland, and with the last 12 years as owner-managers of the Beerwah branch, Jeff and Debbie Willis know all about assisting customers with their ‘start of new life’ plans. As a couple they are coming up next year to their own 30th wedding anniversary, Jeff and Debbie have helped countless other couples reach their wedding, honeymoon and first home owning goals. One of the areas of lending that has proven popular with customers is personal loans that cover the cost of honeymoons. With the world becoming more accessible and travel plans limited only by imagination, Jeff, Debbie and the team at Beerwah BOQ can tailor a loan package to ensure that exotic (or not) honeymoon dream becomes a reality. Credit cards are now an often vital part of honeymoon and new marriage travels – essential for booking flights and hotel rooms, to car hire and local tours. By booking your travel with BOQ’s Platinum Visa card you are eligible for automatic international travel insurance. Other features of the card include a ‘price beat guarantee’ and generous reward point programs. Debit visa cards are another great option for newly married couples, whereby they can enjoy the convenience of using Visa facilities using their own money. At BOQ, first home buyers are eligible for loans that cover up to 95% of the property value! Pop into the Beerwah branch for more details and say hi to Jeff and Debbie and let them assist you towards your financial goals. Shop 16, Beerwah Market Place, phone 5439 0622.

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At BOQ we can help you with your first home sooner than you think. We lend up to 95% of the property value* helping you get on your way sooner. We’re always here to help, no matter what you need, your experienced BOQ manager will personally make you sure you’re well looked after.

Pop into Beerwah branch and say hi to Owner - Managers - Jeff & Debbie Willis. Call them on 07 5439 0622 or email jeff.willis@boq.com.au *Requires Mortgage Insurance (i.e loan underwriting) if the amount borrowed is more than 80% of the valuation of the security property. Bank of Queensland Limited ABN 32 009 656 740 (BOQ) Australian Credit Licence Number 244616. Terms and conditions available at any BOQ branch. Fees and charges apply. BOQ’s standard credit assessment criteria apply. Information current at 11/06/14.

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