Wedding expo a winner


Wedding expo a winner

Star models: Kylie Hodge, sister Sam Hodge, Jessie Spencer, Susan Mueller, Rhonda Newton and Amy Charlton and Emma Podesta added a touch of glamour to The Great Southern Star Wedding Expo at the Memorial Hall in Leongatha on Sunday.

THE Great Southern Star’s 13th Wedding Expo held last Sunday was one of the biggest yet, attracting visitors from Melbourne, the Latrobe Valley and locally.

Expo coordinator and Star advertising manager Joy Morgan said the Memorial Hall looked fabulous and there was a real buzz and excitement for the duration of the expo.

“Stall holders go to great lengths to set up their stalls to make their exhibits attractive and colourful,” she said.

“Engaged couples could go to the expo and plan their whole wedding on the same day under the one roof.”

The hall was again decorated by Jo and Mary Cox from Monsview Creative Weddings who always do a superb job

Joy praised compare Kate Adkins from Events By Kate, Marty Box and Brent Sinclair Catering for their efforts on the day.”They all did a great job and helped make this year’s expo one of the best.

“I would also like to thank Modern Male, Your Style Store, Kooks Catering, Fifth Avenue Jewellery, Emma Jean Event Hair and Psst Secretarial for their prize donations,” she said.

The fashion parade, always a highlight of the expo did not disappoint this year with stunning fashions on parade from Haze Inverloch, Panther’s Mensland and Influence on Dusk.

Three major prizes donated by Leongatha businesses were drawn on the day; first prize was an outdoor dining setting from A.W. Smith and Sons and was won by Haley Evison.

Second prize was an LED television from Hartley Wells Furniture and Betta Electrical, which was won by Karina Bengtsson. Third prize was a homewares package from Henrietta’s, won by Vivian Carroll.

Joy said this year’s expo said huge interest has already shown for next year’s event and she encouraged anyone looking to be part of the 2014 Star expo to book now.

“We had people coming over from the Latrobe Valley wanting to book stalls for next year,” she said.

“Lots of stall holders commented to me they received bookings on the day, which adds to the success.”

“I am looking forward to seeing every one next year at The Great Southern Star’s 14th Wedding Expo.”

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