The Countdown to a Military Dream Wedding Begins!
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 2:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC
As the month of December draws closer, Springmaid Beach Resort is counting down the days until its first Military Dream Wedding Giveaway! The contest, which was announced in March, received applications from men and women serving in the Marine Corps, Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard.
The lucky winners, United States Marine Corps Sgt. Wayne Edmiston of Wyoming, Pennsylvania and his fiancée Brooke Chartlet of Norwalk, Iowa will receive the military wedding of their dreams in just a few short weeks. On December 7, 2012 Springmaid Beach Resort will host 100 of the couple’s friends and family for a romantic beach wedding and oceanfront ballroom reception.
Their winning YouTube video shows the tale of a United States Marine Corps Warrior deployed twice during Operation Iraqi Freedom, and how he found his true love when transferred to a Recruiting Station in Des Moines, Iowa. The runners-up, Nathanial Rocha and Airman First Class Lydia Seibert, were awarded a weekend getaway to Springmaid Beach Resort along with a deluxe breakfast for two.
The all-inclusive venue at Springmaid Beach Resort will provide the location for the beach ceremony, as well as a newly renovated oceanfront ballroom for the reception to include award-winning catering, ocean view designer accommodations, and deluxe breakfast for the bride and groom.
The wedding, valued at over $30,000 has been made possible through graciously donated services and products from several local businesses:
A Wedding to Remember, ceremony officiant
Bella Hair, hair and make-up design
Cahoots Photo Booth, photo booth
Coastal Wedding & Events, ceremony décor and wedding coordination
Devil Dog Liquor, reception beverages
Event Works Rentals, fine linen and chair rentals
Extreme Limo, private transportation for the bride and groom
King Florist, floral arrangements
Pawleys Island Bakery, wedding cake
Peaches & Cream, wedding invitations
Premier DJ, reception music
Scott Lee Photography, event photography
Shawn Snyder, ceremony music
Bob Vox Media, videography