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Jocelyn Watts MAY 2011 Volume 1, Issue 2

Tomorrow’s keepsakes today ASP wedding packages range from $499 for a 1-hour, ceremony only, shoot and burn to CD event (conditions apply) through to the Black Label package, which includes everything from the bride’s home and ceremony to the full reception plus canvas, custom designed magazine album, two photo books, digital photo frame and all highresolution images on CD/DVD. In between, the standard White, Red and Blue Ribbon packages can be customised with the addition of albums, framed enlargements or canvases, magazine albums, photo books and more as required.

Vows made in Fiji www.ashleysmithphotography.com

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Joe Cronin took half a century to choose his bride but the wedding was definitely worth the wait. Married for the first time on Friday, April 22, the 64-year-old financial adviser couldn't have been happier as he and Fiona Jamieson exchanged vows beside the Sofitel Resort chapel on Denarau Island, Fiji, two days after the annual national conference Joe was attending wound-up. The couple chose Fiji for their wedding because the conference being held there offered the perfect opportunity to have a ceremony that was just for them. “We had a wedding planner make all the arrangements and all we had to do was get dressed and turn up — it was perfect,” Fiona said. The Brisbane couple planned to have another ceremony back in Australia when their families could also celebrate.


WIN a family portrait sitting & 5” x 7” print from ASP, by attending the Fraser Coast Heritage

Our RI advisers among nation’s best

Awards gala presentation at

ABOVE: RetireInvest Wide Bay proprietor Kathy Paget (centre) was named Proprietor of the Year and accepted in the platinum club at the company’s annual national conference held recently in Fiji. Genevieve de Szoeke (left) from Hervey Bay won the Risk Master Mind competition and Judy O’Brien (right) from Bundaberg was recognised for her 10 years’ service.

the Brolga Theatre on Friday, May 20

LEFT: Look for Westpac Maryborough staff appearing in local advertisements.

Renovation work rewarded Meet Fraser Coast marriage celebrant Roslyn Rittmeyer. She lists her attributes as down to earth, professional, flexible, family orientated and aware of the various cultural values and beliefs of people in the Fraser Coast region. She tries to incorporate those values into ceremonies whenever clients wish and can be found at http:// foreverspecialmoments.com.

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THIS year’s gala presentation of the Fraser Coast Heritage Awards is just two weeks away and tickets are now available from the Brolga Theatre. On the evening of Friday, May 20, pianist Tom McCahon is returning by popular demand to entertain guests, a $1500 framed watercolour painting by Maryborough artist Lex Frank will be raffled and a family portrait session and print from ASP given away. Raffle proceeds will go to the SES. The spirit of the night will reflect the National Trust’s

Mel Harris won the Luxury Paints Owner Painted Residents Colour Award and Fraser Coast Regional Council Residential Award last year for his relocated and renovated house at Tiaro. The home was originally located near the Maryborough Sugar Factory.

2011 Heritage Festival theme, The Heritage of Water. During the evening, owner builders and painters, manufacturers and trades-

men who have carried out building renovations that enhanced their streetscapes will be rewarded for their efforts. Tickets are available from the Brolga Box Office, 4122 6060.


ASP Baby Album

Photos by JOCELYN WATTS owner/manager, Ashley Smith Photography. The multi-awardwinning photographer and journalist is a specialist in documenting life’s big events and achievements from new-born babies, schools, formals, weddings and family reunions to business award presentations, conferences and property. Based in the heart of Maryborough, she offers a professional portrait photography service from her Kent Street studio and on locations across the region including Hervey Bay and Fraser Island.

FIRST SMILES: Mark and Jodie Beer of Tinana welcome baby Lawson Alan to their family. Lawson was born on April 2 weighing 8lb 2oz (3686g) and is a little brother for Ryan, 11, Emily, 9, and Caleb 2.

BABY QUINN was born to Sara Kruger and Aaron Jackson on April 4 weighing 7lb 10oz ( 3458g). Quinn is a little brother for Ebony, 4.

ALLY MADISON is a first child for Amy and Zac of Hervey Bay but has plenty of “sibling” attention from cousin Samuel, 2. Ally was born on March 25 weighing 6lb 8oz (2940g).

WIN a 7” digital photo frame Page 3

Visit the ASP display in the pavilion at the Fraser Coast Show, May 26 – 28, complete the entry form with three easy questions and pop it in the box. Drawn on the final night; winner notified by phone; frame valued at $119.


ASP May 2011 Newsletter