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Weddings / Receptions / Anniversaries

Testimonials – Praise From our Clients

Here’s what our clients are saying about The Events Department:

  • I know that you’ve already spoken to Bill, but I wanted to thank you as well for all your amazing help and expertise both in the planning and execution of Liz and Azil’s wedding. You are not only a dream to work with, you ROCK! I think if we hadn’t had you we would have been totally nuts and Liz would have been very uptight on her wedding day worrying about how everything was going to work. The change in location at the site would have been enough to unravel us.

    Raye
  • Hi Lisa,

    I wanted to share this link with you of our wedding video so you could see how wonderful you and your staff did. We are so thankful for everything you did to help make our day so special.

    Click here to view wedding video

    -Lauren & Andrew

    Lauren & Andrew – March 2019
  • Lisa,

    Thank you so much for everything you did to make mine and Bejan’s wedding day so perfect. You were incredibly helpful and supportive from the day we booked the venue to the big day on September 23rd. The day would not have been the same if it weren’t you! Myself and so many other brides will be eternally grateful towards you 🙂

    Thank you again,

    Megan & Bejan

    Megan & Bejan – September 2017
  • Hi Laurie,

    We just wanted to send a little something to say THANK YOU for being you! Our wedding weekend was the BEST EVER & that is in huge part due to you & your team! We are so thankful that we got to work with you! All of our friends + family haven’t stopped talking about how amazing, organized & smooth the event was & we couldn’t agree more! You made everything so easy & stress free for us & we cant thank you enough! We cant wait to share the photos when we get them back! Thank you a MILLION times over!

    xo,

    Kimi & Garrett

    Kimi & Garrett – December 2017
  • Lisa,

    Thank you so much for helping us pull off such a fabulous wedding day, we couldn’t have done this without you! It was so much fun working with you throughout this process. I was constantly impressed by your attention to detail, and how on top of everything you were. The day was such a whirlwind, and not once did I have to worry about how anything was going. It was all smooth sailing, thanks to you. Hope you had fun, we had a magical time.

    Love,

    Tim & Renee

    Tim & Renee
  • Dear Lisa,

    I had intended to write you a “real” thank you note after the wedding but with seeing guests and family off, assembling and dispersing all of the wedding paraphernalia, etc. time got away from me. So I’m back to email, our favored form of communication in the last year.

    The testimonial was not difficult to write because, really, I could not say enough good things. The girls were deliriously happy with their wedding—as were Winston and I and Lucy’s parents, the Clarks. Virtually all of our family and friends—from England, east coast, mid-west, even southern California—were wowed by the O’Donnell House. And you: you are truly the best—organized, efficient, responsive, good humored, and SUCH a hard worker. All qualities that are so rare in combination. I enjoyed working with you so much and already miss you.

    I wish you all the best.

    Debbie (MOB)

    Debbie – April 2018
  • Laurie,

    There aren’t enough words to express how grateful we are to you- you helped us plan the most perfect wedding we could’ve ever imagined. You were amazing from start to finish and everything was flawless. You truly helped bring our vision to life and created the perfect weekend for us to share with our family and friends. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – we love you!!! You’re the absolute best and we are so lucky we met you!

    Lots of love,

    Danielle & Mikey

    Danielle & Mikey- February 2019
  • Hi there!! I realized today that I never said a BIG THANK YOU to you and the entire team.
    Our night was magical and we loved working your team so much!!
    We truly appreciated everyone and their support so much…..
    The house was gorgeous and our guests were blown away by the setting!! THANK YOU SO MUCH

    Jim
  • It’s been a nice two weeks of winding down from all the craziness of the wedding and traveling for our honeymoon. I finally have some time to respond to important emails! Thank you very much for your email and for sending your congratulations. I cannot believe how perfect our wedding day went, mostly as a result of your and Chris’s work and involvement. We have received only positive feedback from our family and friends about the coordination of our wedding. Everything ran smoothly and to schedule. I certainly felt like I just had to show up. We were blessed with the perfect weather – if our wedding was one day later, everyone may have seen quite the bride-zilla because of the downpour LOL! I certainly prayed for everything to work out and the good Lord was gracious enough to grant me my prayers. Chris was absolutely fabulous. I actually didn’t see much of him at all – he did a good job blending in, that’s for sure! But when I did see him, it was because he was making sure I was okay and asking if I needed anything, like my “BRIDE” flip flops! He really knows what he’s doing and coming from Winnipeg, I am not used to this kind of service, e.g. wedding coordination. Most weddings we attend do not have professional wedding coordinators. Chris was courteous, professional and always mindful of the schedule.The servers, bartender(s), shuttle drivers were excellent as well. I will send my feedback to Randy @ Westwood, Mary @ Jensens & Mark from Creative sometime soon. At the end of the night we went upstairs and all of our personal items were neatly packed and all garbage was thrown out. I couldn’t believe that we could just change and leave! It was the best feeling as it was a lovely, but long day & night and the last thing I wanted to do was clean. If I could ever give any brides-to-be any advice, it would be to consider wedding coordination services. If I could ever recommend a specific wedding coordination service to someone having their wedding in PS and surrounding area, it would be the Events Department 110%. Thanks again and talk soon.

    Rose
  • Oh my gosh Lisa, thank you so so much for everything. We couldn’t have done it without you and it was absolutely perfect, rain and all. Thank you again!

    Laura & Aaron – March 2018
  • I don’t even know how to put into words how to thank you for how amazing you and the girls were! The day and weekend were more perfect and amazing than I could ever have imagined. You were a dream to work with and we are all sooooooo appreciative of all the energy, time and care that was put into making it absolutely wonderful!We head off tonight for our big adventure but cannot wait to share the pictures and video with you!

    Taylor and Adam
  • A week ago today we were anxiously anticipating the joy of Tasha and Sammy’s wedding. We had high expectations and with your help, they were exceeded. You were with us every step of the way from the moment we selected you as our wedding planner until the last box was packed into our cars at the end of the wedding. This was the first wedding that we planned and there were a lot of things that we did not know, with your help every step was seamless and without stress…well except for the endless spreadsheets…All of the vendors you recommended were outstanding, professional and worked as a team with you.Tasha and Sammy’s wedding was the best day of all of our lives. You were a major part of our joy and we will be forever grateful.We stand ready to provide a reference for you at anytime. In addition, please feel free to share these comments with your clients or on your website.

    Beth

Your Personal Care Team

Right from the start, we listen to You. We tend to everything for You, following the detailed proposal and your budget requirements, your every need will be exquisitely planned and executed for your memories.

As a full event management company, we have the ability to provide every element you need for the wedding you desire.

  • Flowers to Flatware and Fine Linens,
  • Ice Sculptures, Decor and Centerpieces,
  • Photographers and Videographers
  • Complete Rehearsal Dinner and Brunch planning,
  • Finding Your Perfect Location
  • Elegant, Classic Transportation
  • Music
  • Invitations
  • Accommodations
  • Activities and more
  • Size Does Not Matter
  • and more!

Most brides dream of a traditional wedding and reception, while some consider alternatives. From small and intimate, to large and lavish, casual or themed, we can handle it all for you. You CAN have it all with The Events Department. Unique combinations of traditional, alternative, universal locations, ceremonies, receptions and sites may also include personal “quirky nuances” relevant only to you, your family and friends.

Traditional or Themed Wedding / Receptions

Traditional weddings will always be very popular, as will receptions. You will be in warm, experienced hands when the Events Department plans and produces your wedding.

Want Something Different?

Imagine a wedding or reception that takes everyone away to another place and time. Transport your wedding party and guests into a magical, mysterious time of celebration and delight. Creative Lighting, Floral Arrangements and Fabrics, Backdrops, Accents, Music and Delicious Food all contribute to transforming the wedding and/or reception into Your Unique Wedding Experience.

Share your ideas with us, we can make it happen.

Your Choice

You really can have it your way. If you desire, we can handle every detail from start to finish, relieving you of the stress that inevitably increases as the big day gets closer. You can also select the areas and details where you would like to devote your own personal attention. Your Personal Care Team will work closely with you all the way through so that your big day is sweetly memorable.

Your Ideas – Our Expertise

Even after looking over our web site, you still may not see quite what you are thinking about. No problem! Jot down any questions you may have, make a few notes and Contact the Events Department. We are here, eager to turn your dreams into reality.