On July 19th 2018, Karen and Rich stood before family and friends on the grounds of the breathtaking Cedar Lake Estates and recommitted their lives to one another. The couple has been happily married for 24 years and was thrilled to renew their vows in the presence of their loved ones.
Karen and Rich have a love story that most people dream about. They met in high school, were married right out of college – and are still crazy about each other. For years they had been dreaming about traveling once their youngest child was off to college. Just one month after she left, however, Karen began having some unexplained pains in her body. She was incredibly pro-active and demanded that her doctors run some tests. Not long after, she received the news that all women dread. Karen had been diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer.
She embarked upon an aggressive treatment program, which included a full hysterectomy and months of intense chemotherapy. Throughout it all, Rich has been her rock and has lovingly supported and cared for her.
Wish Upon a Wedding was touched by Karen and Rich’s beautiful love story and was honored to grant this wish for them. The day was straight out of a magazine. From the gorgeous scenery to the farm-to-table feast and the outstanding live music, Karen and Rich were treated to a day free from the worry of cancer. The couple mingled with friends and happily danced the night away.
We owe a huge thank you to the many wish granters who worked hard to make Karen and Rich’s day extra special. We are so grateful – thanks to you all!
Planner: Loli Events
Venue: Cedar Lake Estates
Hair and Makeup: Face Time Beauty
Stationery: Christa Alexandra Designs
Videographer: McKenzie Miller Films
Photographer: Trent Bailey Studio
Ceremony and Reception Music: Jordan Kahn Music Company
Gown: Our Story Bridal
Ceremony Renewal Bands: Original Eve
Florist: Buds of Brooklyn
Linens: Nuage Designs