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Durham to host “Say I Do” wedding event at The Greebrier

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Monte Durham, celebrity wedding consultant and star of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta!, will be at The Greenbrier on February 16 to host the “Say I Do” wedding event. “Say I Do” will introduce brides to exquisite food options prepared by The Greenbrier culinary team; lively music performed by the Stonestreet Band among others; and elegant wedding décor ideas from The Greenbrier vendors on how to customize the big day. Guests will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with all the wedding options that The Greenbrier has to offer and experience first-hand several of the elegant ballrooms.

Greenbrier Entrance

The event will begin at 11 a.m. Sun., Feb. 16 and conclude with a 4 p.m. fashion show and farewell from Monte Durham. Event highlights will include:

• Entertaining and informative workshops such as “Fun Food and Creative Cocktails” with The Greenbrier food and beverage team; “Décor by Gillespie’s Flowers and Productions”; and “Wedding Etiquette and Protocol” with etiquette specialist Becky Pitts

• Three-course etiquette luncheon in the Main Dining Room hosted by Becky Pitts

• A dress gallery featuring a variety of vintage and modern gowns in the Crystal Room

• A full wedding exhibition in the Chesapeake Room

• A fashion show featuring gowns by Watters and an appearance by designer Vatana Watters in the Cameo Ballroom

• Autograph session with Monte Durham of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta!

Guests who wish to stay overnight can book the “Say I Do Overnight Package” for $489 per room, based on double occupancy, which includes:

• Overnight stay in a Standard Room on Saturday, February 15th

• Two tickets to cocktails with Monte Durham on Saturday

• Two tickets to the “Say I Do” event on Sunday

• Two tickets to the Etiquette Luncheon on Sunday

Event and lunch tickets can also be purchased separately for $50 each. Full details of content and pricing are at: www.greenbrier.com/sayido.

About The Greenbrier:

Located in White Sulphur Springs in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier has been welcoming guests since 1778. Known as “America’s Resort,” it encompasses more than 10,000 acres of undulating landscape that includes: four golf courses (including the exclusive Greenbrier Sporting Club’s private course); a championship indoor and outdoor tennis facility (including five outdoor clay courts and five indoor courts); The Greenbrier Clinic (specializing in executive health); a 40,000-square-foot spa; a mélange of sporting activities; shops; private homes at The Greenbrier Sporting Club; guests-only casino; and, at its heart, a vast and imposing grand hotel. Purchased in 2009 by West Virginia entrepreneur James C. Justice II, The Greenbrier has undergone more than $250 million in restorations and is now home to The Greenbrier Classic, a PGA TOUR, FedEx Cup event, and will soon launch The Greenbrier Medical Institute, a state-of-the-art medical complex on the resort’s grounds.

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