Musings from Behind the Board
Enter Ms. Kendra Simonis, Director of Sales and Catering at Brackett’s Crossing. I’ve had the honor of working alongside her at several events. Dedicated to our mutual clients, attentive, collaborative and detailed, Kendra is a pleasure to work with.
At a wedding that I handled a few weeks ago, I watched two young ladies with huge grins on their faces repeatedly jumping with their backs to the photo booth. Steve, why were they jumping like that, you ask? Well, they were trying to jump high enough to essentially...
At some point, during consultations for planning the events that I handle, I’m prone to ask why a particular song was chosen for a specific event during the proceedings. Learning of the event(s) that serve as the emotional tether for certain songs is often heartwarming. The choices that brides make for songs to dance with their fathers varies: after all, each of those relationships are unique. Listening to the lyrics of those songs, especially as Dad dances with his daughter on her wedding day, OFTEN gives them much stronger impact.
One of my growing favorite moments to witness during a wedding reception is what’s known as The Anniversary Dance (some refer to it as the Generations Dance). Simply put, it’s a nice way to honor all of the couples in attendance that have taken the marital plunge before you. In a way, you invite all of those couples to share a few moments with you while creating an extra special memento for your wedding scrapbook.