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Brides Grooms Attend the 2016 LGBT Wedding Expo March 20th Hard Rock Hotel Hosted by Rainbow Wedding Network for your chance to win a wedding. FREE TO ATTEND Please RSVP at RainbowWeddingNetwork.com
By: Pine Manor
Promoted by the founders of Rainbow Wedding Network, this Gay Lesbian Wedding Expo features a diverse group of over 35 gay-friendly wedding vendors who celebrate gay and lesbian vendors. Exhibitors include ceremony & reception venues, event coordinators, cake decorators, musical entertainment, photographers, florists, travel planners & realtors. Couples & advocates from surrounding areas are invited to attend. Speakers from local equality groups will share their perspectives on the gay and lesbian community, equality and the continued need for progress and collaboration.
Other highlights will include: fun and free product samples, LGBT-specific Planning Tips, Attendee ‘Swag Bags,’ and plans for a fashion segment with apparel of particular interest to LGBT couples. Be sure to stop by and meet Rev. Pam in person and have your photo taken free by Pine Manor’s favorite photographer Joey JZCStudio and listen to the beautiful serenade of Hannah K Watson’s violin – Live Show at the expo.
Attending couples will have the opportunity to participate in free Raffle Giveaways, which features the Pine Manor Garden wedding giveaway and overnight stay sponsored by the Gay Wedding Chicago Site, Pine Manor & IL Wedding Officiant Rev Pamela Magnuson.
The $3,000 wedding for 30 guests is illustrated in this video produced by Sure Shot Video Productions who captured excerpts from the lesbian couple who won the 2014 expo.
One lucky groom or bride-to-be present at the drawing will win. The wedding for 30 will take place at Pine Manor in Mount Prospect, Illinois located in then NW West Suburbs. The property is the Rev’s private home, a 1920s Dutch Colonial and garden perfect for the small guest list and its 5star reviews claim it to be Chicago’s most unique small wedding venue. The giveaway includes the Rev’s BestValueWedding.com plus the great add-ons from her wedding partners.
Garden Wedding Venue – Pine Manor for 30 guests
Wedding Officiant – Rev Pamela
Delicious Wedding Cake - Central Continental Bakery Mt Prospect
Same Sex Chocolate Wedding Cake Topper from Illinois Nut & Candy
Bridal / Grooms Flowers by Rev Pam
Live Ceremony and Cocktail Hour Music from Violinist HannaH K. Watson
Wedding Photography by Joey JZCStudio
Wedding Video Photography by Sureshot Video Productions
Jacuzzi room Overnight Stay with Hot Breakfast– Country Inn & Suites Mt Prospect
Couples, singles, and allies interested in marriage rights are all invited to attend - All Budgets Welcome. RainbowWeddingNetwork.com has produced over 150 Gay & Lesbian Wedding Expos throughout the nation - Join the Fun & Celebrate with Us!
Rainbow Wedding Network's ‘Same Love, Same Rights’ Gay & Lesbian Wedding Expo is a timely resource for same-sex couples planning their weddings, as well as singles, advocates and allies who support the expansion of civil unions into the full equality of marriage.
For Tickets and to be a presenter at this and other wedding shows around the nation, contact rainbow wedding not the Rev.
Rev Pamela began marring couples at their location almost 35 years ago traveling a 5 state area to perform both legal and spiritual marriage ceremonies, Same Sex Commitment ceremonies, and legal Pagan Handfastings. She has been featured in many articles in The Daily Herald, TribLocal and Chicago Sun times. She was featured as the national "wrap" for ABC Radio news airing 12-12-12 regarding the “unique” weddings in her home. Rev Pam was one of five officiants asked to marry same sex couples for the MCA Illinois marriage equality celebration June 2nd, 2014. The Rev's home Pine Manor, located in Mt. Prospect, Illinois was the location of My Fox Chicago’s Remote for the morning show May 30, 2014 with award winning journalist, Darlene Hill. Joined by multiple couples whom the Rev married, along with the Local hotel partner, Country Inn and Suites the seven 3-4 minute features were aired, during the national show. Videos of the features can be found on our Google Plus page. In April 2015 Pine Manor Chicago was the featured article of the premier issue of CG Magazine, and Rev Pamela will be the featured guest with Steve Hirmeron the Sunday Podcast Radio Wedding Expo Show, airing Mid April 2015, and she has been the recipient of many awards to include Wedding Wire Brides Choice Award 2013 Bridal couples award 2015, Pine Manor Chicago Selected as the 2015 Best Business of Chicago Venue for Weddings and Events 2015 by the the Chicago Best Businesses Program, October 2015 Rev Pam’s article, Titled: Frugal Wedding Planning Made Easy for up to 30 Guests was featured on Chicago Wedding Services.com as she launched her services as a http://www.day-