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Weddings

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Ceremonies, Cakes & Flowers

Written by Sheril Bennett Turner

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ndoubtedly, spring has always been the most popular time of the year for weddings. The sun is finally shining. The birds are here and singing. Who wouldn’t feel

optimistic tying the knot during this happiest of seasons? If you’re planning your nuptials or another joyous celebration, these three local event professionals can help make your occasion even more magical.

BRENDA OWEN – THE WEDDING WOMAN After retirement from a major fortune 500 company, Brenda Owens felt that she wanted to do something meaningful to occupy her time. After being commissioned as a Notary in 2006, she set up a one page website and started taking assignments as a Mobile Notary Public. Soon after, she began writing and performing small wedding ceremonies. “I started slow and easy with elopements and backyard family only types of weddings,” she says. “Then, as my confidence and my wedding ceremony evolved, so did my weddings and I started performing the large weddings as well.” In April of 2008, Brenda became an ordained minister and began to perform religious and semi-religious ceremonies, too. A big supporter of Brides against Breast Cancer, Wish Upon A Wedding and Weddings for Warriors, Brenda says she has a passion for what she does. “I truly am the

AndersonLife • Weddings & Celebrations

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Anderson Life Late Spring 2013  

Weddings & Celebrations Issue. Anderson Life is a lifestyle magazine all about the people, places and things of Anderson County. Check us ou...

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