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Wedding Wednesday: The Wirt Wedding

The Wirt Wedding | October 16, 2016 | Photography by: Kevin Hurley Photography

Maygon Sowder met Barry Wirt through a mutual friend, quickly establishing a great friendship. When Barry invited her to a black tie event as his date, the rest was history. For his proposal, Barry waited until after moving into their home, and gave Maygon three boxes. One had wine glasses, the second contained her favorite bottle of wine and the third had a very special ring with a note. Barry later revealed he'd captured the entire moment on hidden camera, waiting to share the video at the rehearsal dinner the night before their wedding. 

Maygon and Barry both say that their favorite moment of the wedding was the First Look. The weather was perfect, creating the perfect backdrop that was also Barry's dream ceremony location.  The couple says that the moment was special because they got to spend time together before celebrating their months of hard work that made their big day so perfect. Barry handmade the cupcake stands, which were decorated with the navy and coral wedding colors and their personalized wedding hashtags, #wirtthewait and #shesgettingbarryed.

Make sure to see more of the Wirt wedding on page 105 of bridebook!

Photography: Kevin Hurley Photography
Dress: Patina Bridal & Formals
Cake: Viva La Cupcake
Venue: Ballyhack Golf Club
Caterer: Lib & Amy
Planner: Simplicity Events
Jewelry: Fink's Jewelers
Band: The Domino Band
Groomsmen's Attire: Generation Tux
Hair: Rock/Paper Beauty Lounge
Makeup: Pure Spa - Tayler Miller
Lighting: Lighting Ninja, Inc. 

Wedding Wednesday: The Millehan Wedding

The Millehan Wedding | May 21, 2016 | Photography by: Kevin Hurley Photography

Sara Clark moved to Roanoke in middle school; It was there, at school, that she met the man who would eventually become her husband. Chris Millehan and Sara formed a friendship during their middle school years and dated on and off until high school, where they decided all they ever wanted was to be with one another. The two went off to Virginia Tech together to further their education, and it was in Blacksburg, at the Duck Pond, that Chris waited for Sara and her friends, with ring, roses, and champagne in hand. The two say that they can't even remember what was said during the proposal, but all that mattered was the resounding "Yes!"

Sara and Chris pride themselves on their "fairy tale" love story, and thus it is no surprise that their wedding was an event full of love and tradition. The ceremony was held in a local church, which the two often frequented together. It was short, traditional, and perfectly showcased the couples mutual love for one another and for God. It was during their reception that the couple felt they should give back to their friends and family that have supported them through the years. So, the reception was "100% guest driven." Sara and Chris just wanted their guests to have fun and enjoy the celebration.

However, they made sure to stay true to themselves during the whole event. They served Sushi, their favorite meal, at their reception. Their caterer was even able to incorporate a family recipe into the menu. The couple's first date was at a Sushi restaurant that they were able to revisit on their wedding day. The owner has witnessed the two grow as individuals and as a couple, from their first date to their wedding day. There is a framed photograph of the couple hanging in the restaurant to this day.

One of the things that the couple was most thankful for was the quiet time they took for themselves between the ceremony and the pictures. The two of them escaped to a deserted Sunday School room and just basked in the excitement of being together and married at last. While they were on their small retreat, the rain, that was threatening to fall all day, finally fell, and the two said that that was the moment it really sank in that good things really do come to those who wait. By the time it was time for them to rejoin the party, the rain had stopped.

Make sure to see more of the Millehan Wedding on page 48 of bridebook!

Photography by: Kevin Hurley Photography
Dress: Proms, Pageants & Pretty Things
Florist: Gloriosa
Cake: Diane's Cake Creations
Ceremony: Colonial Avenue Baptist Church
Venue: Corinthian Ball Room
Caterer: Chanticleer Catering
Planner: Lisa Link
Jewelry: Fink's Jewelry
DJ: RSP Entertainment
Attendant Dresses: Proms, Pageants & Pretty Things
Groomsmen Attire: Proms, Pageants & Pretty Things
Hair: Shear Perfection
Bridal Preparation: King George Inn