Posts Tagged ‘La Vera Party Center’

Nicolosi Wedding June 29, 2012

July 3, 2012

Nicolosi wedding was held at St. Justin’s Catholic Church in Eastlake Ohio on Saturday June 29, 2012. The day started out sunny and warm with a small amount of cloud cover. The photos of Kim getting ready for her big day with the maid of honor and the bridesmaids were taken at her parents home in Willoughby Hills. The photos concluded outdoors with her parents William and Joyce utilizing the tree line in the backyard that overlooks the river. The view was spectacular.

 The stained glass windows of St. Justin’s were perfect for the photos of Matt with mom Sandy and dad Ben followed by the best man. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Kim and her father William walked down the isle to her waiting husband to be Matt. The vows lasted about 30 minutes with Father Kevin marring the couple. Then we processed to do the exit from the church with the entire guest blowing bubbles as the couple headed out the door to the limo bus. Family photos as well as the bridal party photos were taken on the altar of the church. I had concluded all the bridal party photos atCoulbyParkinWickliffedown the road from the church. The old building has amazing details and craftsmanship that was the perfect look for the backdrop of the photos.

 The reception was held at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the candles on the tables and the lights dimly lit. The food was a delicious choice of chicken, roast beef, tilapia, mixed vegetable, salad, and rolls 

The DJ for the evening was Gary Perl with Rock on DJ services. The couple did the first dance followed by the cake cutting.   

Gary did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. Later on Matt and Kim started the father daughter dance concluded by the mother son dance. The night concluded with the bouquet toss by Kim. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night. 

Best wishes Matt and Kim

Kane Wedding October 22, 2011

October 28, 2011

Maureen and Michael’s wedding was held at St. Justin Martyr’s in Eastlake Ohio on October 22, 2011. The photos began at the bride parents Mary and Gordon’s home in Eastlake along with photos of the bride’s maids. The weather was warm and sunny the perfect fall day in Northeast Ohio. The photos of Michael with his mom Linda and step dad Todd were taken at the church prior to the wedding. The bride was escorted by her father Gordon down the isle to her waiting groom Michael. The ceremony was about 45 minutes where the couple exchanged there vows and rings with the ceremony being completed by Reverend Kevin M. Liebhardt Pastor. I have worked with father Kevin on many occasions in the past photographing wedding for a few of his relatives. The couple then greeted the guest and exited the church with the guest blowing bubbles at the couple.
The family and bridal party photos were taken on the alter of the church. I had then headed to Squires Castle in Willoughby Hills to have the bridal party photos taken with the fall foliage trees and castle as the backdrop. We then headed to Maureen’s Aunts home in Mentor for the remaining photos by the large back yard pond.
The reception hall looked beautiful with the table draped with the crisp linens with the candle centerpieces. The festivities were started with the bridal party intros followed by the first dance then to the cake cutting. The maid of honor’s toast followed by the best man’s speech was completed then dinner was served family style.
The father daughter danced with Maureen and Gordon followed by the mother son dance with Michael and Linda. The dance floor was then open for the entire guest to dance the night away. The bouquet and garter toss were followed by the remounting of the garter.
The music and Emcee for the night was Doug with Blazen DJ he played music of all styles that kept the guest on the dance floor through the night.
Best wishes Maureen and Michael.

Brackman Wedding October 21, 2011

October 28, 2011

Candice and Dave’s wedding was held at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills, Ohio on October 21, 2011. The photos began at the Hilton Garden Inn on Beta Drive in Highland Hts. with the bride and the bride’s maids. The weather was rainy earlier that day but the sun was not going to pass by the thick cloud deck. The bride was escorted down the isle to her waiting groom Dave. The ceremony was about 10 minutes where the couple exchanged there vows and rings followed by the receiving line for the guest to greet the couples.
The family and bridal party photos were taken at La Vera’s. We had the opportunity to take some bridal party photos at Coulby Park in Wickliffe but had to cut the photos back the weather was chilly and the drizzle started.
The reception hall looked beautiful with the table draped with the crisp linens with the bright floral centerpieces. The festivities were started with the bridal party intros followed by the cake cutting and the maid of honor’s toast followed by the best man’s speech.
After dinner the first danced opened the floor then the guest had the time to dance the night away. The bouquet and garter toss were followed by the remounting of the garter.
The music and Emcee for the night was the band Top Dog the band played music of all styles that kept the guest on the dance floor through the night.
Best wishes Candice and Dave

Napp Wedding Septmeber 16, 2011

September 30, 2011

Megan and John’s wedding was held at The Old South Church Kirtland on September 16, 2011. The photos began with the bride and her parents followed by the bride’s maids at the church rectory. John’s photos of his parents and groomsman were taken before the wedding ceremony on the manicured grounds at the church.
The bride’s maids and groomsman headed down the isle in preparation of the entrance of Megan and her father. The bride was aglow as she was escorted by her father down the isle to her waiting groom John with his smile from cheek to cheek. The ceremony was beautiful with the white walls being washed by the filtered sunlight.
The couples all looked amazing as they headed up the isle after the ceremony to prepare for the bride and grooms exit from the church. The couples walked through the guest that were blowing bubbled as they raced down the walkway in preparation of the family and bridal party photos. The photos were taken in the colorful rose garden followed by Henn Manson in Euclid then we finished the photos at the Italian Gardens on MLK Boulevard in Cleveland.

The reception hall at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills looked beautiful with the table draped with the crisp linens with the floral centerpieces. The festivities were started with the bridal party introductions followed by the cake cutting. The best man and maid of honor gave beautiful speeches and had talked about how they knew the couple. The first danced kicked off the festivities followed by the e father daughter danced and mother son dance. The music was a mix of all styles with Bobbie Leach as D.J. and M.C. That kept the guest on the dance floor through the night.
Best wishes Megan and John.

Sindelar Wedding August 20, 2011

August 22, 2011

Danielle and Thomas’s wedding was held at St. John of the Cross Church in Richmond Hts on August 20, 2011. The photos began with the bride and her parents followed by the bride’s maids at her grandmothers home about 5 minutes from the church. I had then taken photos of Thomas with his parents before the wedding ceremony had begun. The bride was escorted by her father down the isle to her waiting groom. Rev. Salvatore M. Ruggeri had married the couple and gave a homily that had brought tears to many eyes talking about her late grandfather.
The day has been sunny and the stained glass windows illuminated the church during the wedding. The couples all looked amazing as they headed up the isle after the ceremony to prepare for the bride and grooms exit from the church I had then started the photographs of family and bridal party on the altar of the church then we had to be done by 3:15 to make our appointment at the Botanical Gardens. We finished off the photos at Wade Park outside near the Art Museum. It had begun to rain so we finished off the photos and headed to the reception hall.

The reception hall at La Vera’s looked beautiful with the table draped with the crisp linens with the floral centerpieces. The festivities were started with the bridal party introductions followed by the cake cutting. The best man and maid of honor gave beautiful speeches and had talked about how they knew the couple. The first danced kicked off the festivities followed by the bridal dance. The father daughter and the mother son danced followed shortly by the bouquet and garter toss. The music was a mix of all styles JR from Selective Sounds as the entertainment that kept the guest on the dance floor through the night. Danielle’s dad had played the accordion onstage with the polka band that entertained the guest for a few songs.

Faunce Wedding July 23, 2011

August 22, 2011

Crystal and Christopher’s wedding was held at The Old South Church in Kirtland on July 23, 2011. The photos began with the bride and her parents followed by the brides maids. I had then taken photos of Chris with his parents before the outdoor wedding ceremony had begun. The bride was escorted by her mom Sharron down the staircase to her waiting groom. The sun had illuminated the bride and groom as it peeked out from behind the wooded area.
The day has been sunny and the heat and humidity were building as the day progressed. The ceremony was held at 1:30 PM. The ceremony lasted about 25 minutes. The couples all looked amazing as they headed up the stairs after the ceremony meeting in grass for the receiving line. I had then started the photographs of family and bridal party on the grounds of the church.
We then departed and were off to Coulby Park in Wickliffe for photos of the bridal party.
The reception hall at La Vera’s looked beautiful with the table draped with the crisp linens with the candle centerpieces. The festivities were started with the bridal party introductions followed by the first dance and cake cutting. The best man and maid of honor gave beautiful speeches and had talked about how they knew the couple. The father/ step father daughter and the mother son danced followed by the bouquet and garter toss. The music was a mix of all styles by Doug with Blazen Entertainment that kept the guest on the dance floor through the night.
Best wishes Crystal and Christopher

Gilliam Wedding June 24, 2011

July 4, 2011

Aubry and James wedding was held at Holden arboretum on June 24, 2011.
I had met up with the groom James and the groomsman’s at his mom Mareens house for some photos prior to the wedding. The day has been cloudy and rainy. The couple wants to have the outdoor wedding they have always dreamed of.
I had taken the photos of the bride with her bridesmaids at her mom’s home prior to the ceremony. The weather broke a few minutes before the wedding so the outdoor wedding is saved. The bride looked amazing being escorted by her dad grandfather Milan. The ceremony was beautiful and lasted about 15 minutes. The couples all looked amazing as they headed down the isle after the ceremony as we were going to start the outdoor photos for the bride and groom along with the family and bridal party photos.
The grounds at Holden are a beautiful place for photos with all the well manicured gardens. The couples then boarded the limo bus and we headed off to the reception at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills.
The reception hall looked beautiful with the table draped so perfect the couples were all introduced by the DJ as they entered and were preparing for the fantastic dinner. The festivities were started by the cake cutting followed by the mother son dance and the bride danced with her brother Jimmy. A friend of the grandfather Milan had song New York New York for the couple and the crowed loved it. The music was a mix of all styles that kept the guest on the dance floor through the night. The guest spent the entire night dancing and having a wonderful time.
Best wishes Aubry and James.

Onion Wedding April 30 2011

July 4, 2011

Ashley and Jamie wedding was held at Saint Francis April 30, 2011.
I had taken the photos of the bride with her bridesmaids at the Hilton Garden Center in Mayfield Hts prior to the ceremony. The groom’s parents and the best-man photo’s were taken at the church prior to the ceremony along with bride and her parents. The bride looked amazing being escorted by her dad Sam down the long church isle. The ceremony was beautiful and lasted about 30 minutes. The couples all looked amazing as they headed down the isle getting ready head outdoors for the bride and grooms exit from the church. The couple’s dogs Fred and Wilma were at the church to greet Ashley and Jamie as they exited the church. I had taken a few snapshots of the couple with the bulldogs. I had taken the family and bridal party photos on the stairs of the altar area. The couples then boarded the limo bus and we headed out for some additional photos on the grounds at the Willoughby Hills Police Station. We also had taken photos at Coulby Park in Wickliffe the manicured gardens with the waterfall makes a wonderful backdrop for all the photos.We then headed over to the bride dad’s home for some photos with the couples motorcycles before heading off to the reception at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills.
The reception hall looked beautiful with the black table cloths and a hint of red for some color. The couples were all introduced by the DJ as they prepared for dinner. The festivities were started by the first dance followed by the toast and then dinner. After dinner the cake was cut and then the party began. The music was a mix of all styles that kept the guest on the dance floor through the night. The guest spent the entire night dancing and having a wonderful time.
Best wishes Ashley and Jamie.

Falbo Wedding July 30, 2010

August 19, 2010

Alison and John wedding was held on July 30, 2010 at the Chesterland Baptist Church in Chesterland
The day was sunny and pleasant perfect for the wedding day The couple looked amazing, dressed to the nines as they spoke their vows and exchanged wedding rings. The family photos and bridal party photographs were taken at the church. The bridal party then headed in the limo to Coulby Park in Wickliffe to take photos by the waterfoutain and use the manicured gardens.
The couple and the bridal party had taken some amazing photos together. The bridal party was full of energy and made the day enjoyable and energetic.
The reception was held at LaVera Party center in Willoughby Hills. Anthony Verdone always does an outstanding job making the hall look elegant and stylish for the wedding.
The DJ’s for the event was Absolute Entertainment I had the pleasure of working with Bobby in the past and he does an outstanding job singing during dinner every time. The music kept the dance floor packed for the remainder of the evening. The energy on the dance floor was non stop till the conclusion of the night. Best wishes Alison and John

Zicarelli Wedding

November 12, 2009

Its unbelievable that it is November 6 Th. and its sunny and 57 degrees out. What a perfect day for a wedding. David and Rebecca are getting married at Mentor United Methodist Church in Mentor.This church is spectacular with large windows that are perfect for taking photographs with all the natural light provided.The images look so much warmer and more vibrant with natural light. The family photographs as well as the bridal party photographs were taken at the church. We headed out to Coulby Park in Wickliffe for the remaining photographs of the bridal party and some individual photographs of David and Rebecca.
The reception was held at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills, The couple chose the Tuscan room for the ambiance. The reception went smooth. the guest kept the dance floor packed the entire night making the event memorable for all.