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					                                                                                              The Wedding HookUp
                                                                                                    Still piecing your wedding details together?
                                                                                          Let me introduce you to a few of my wedding industry friends.
                                                                                        Most cover the entire Chicagoland area. Call or link to their websites.




                       Business
 Vendor Category        Name                                                            Description                                                           Contact       Service Area*              Tel #               Website or Email

                                        Over 20 yrs ago Julie Kaleta began creating balloon decor for everything from a simple child's birthday party
Baskets & Décor    All Occasion Gifts
                                        to elegant weddings and professional corporate events. No job is too small. No job is too large.
                                                                                                                                                      Julie Kaleta         Chicagoland             815-744-6004   www.basketsnballoons.net




                                        When your friend, family member or client receives a gift from AnyTime Baskets - we want them to be
Baskets & Décor    Anytime Baskets
                                        IMPRESSED! We make you look good and our elegant designs have that WOW factor.
                                                                                                                                            Penny Vickas                   Chicagoland             630-766-2697   www.anytimebasket.com



                                    Fusion Medical Spa is a physician owned medical spa with an experienced staff that has been established
                                    since 2004. Fusion Medical Spa provides a full menu of Medical Spa services including, laser hair removal,
                   Fusion Medical   Botox, Dermal Fillers, IPL Photorejuvenation, Skin Tightening, Microdermabrasion, Facials, Medical Grade
                                                                                                                                                                           Naperville &
Beauty/Spa         Spa/Ideal Weight Peels, Body Contouring, and Mesotherapy.                                      Ideal Weight Loss - Your Last        Nikki Voss
                                                                                                                                                                           surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                  630-717-5760    www.Fusionmedicalspa.com
                   Loss             Diet! Lose 2-7 pounds per week safely and naturally without prescriptions, surgery or shots. The Ideal
                                    Weight Loss Program is clinically supervised and will not only help you lose weight but it will improve you
                                    health and energy.


                   Morgan Perris                                                                                                                                           Westmont &
Beauty/Spa         Salon
                                        Full service salon & spa                                                                                       Erica Vietoris
                                                                                                                                                                           surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                   630-655-3331   www.morganperris.com



                                                                                                                                                                           Hinsdale, Naperville
Beauty/Spa         Zazu´                Full service salon & spa                                                                                       Sana Yusuf          Wheaton, Oak Brook      630-325-8126   www.zazu.net
                                                                                                                                                                           & surrounding areas



                   Xtension to the      Our goal is to pamper you to the soul and to bring out your individual, natural beauty. The experience                             Elmhurst &
Beauty/Spa         Soul                 and talent at Xtension to the Soul provides the most qualified in the industry.
                                                                                                                                                       Sharon McCullough
                                                                                                                                                                           surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                  708-244-7655    www.xtensionsoul.vpweb.com



                                        Natural Beauty Products. 100% "all natural" hair and skin products that result in lasting beauty without the
Beauty/Spa         Serene Care
                                        use of "toxic" chemicals, dyes or synthetic fragrances.
                                                                                                                                                       Dianna Russell      Nationwide             815-919-0670    www.serene-care.com


Body Personal      Personal Strength Life is too short to think you are fat. I can help you change your mindset and your body. With my proven                              Naperville &
                                                                                                                                                       Kathryn Boulware                            630-207-2984   www.personalstrengthcoach.com
Trainer            Coach             strategies, you will begin to love, appreciate, and get comfortable with your body in 90 days.                                        surrounding areas

                   Enhance Personal In-Home Fitness Training is a simple solution that provides quick results and no hassle. Convenient and cost-
Body Personal
                   Training and Boot effective. Top-level, 1-on-1 workout in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Private Training - Small Michael Padua Jr.          Chicagoland             312-401-1169   www.enhancept.com
Trainer            Camps             Group Training - Fitness Boot Camps.


                                        I am a NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) certified personal trainer that will train you in
Body Personal                                                                                                                                                              Oswego &
                   Jenn’s Gym           my brand new home gym. I have 10+ experience in sports training, rehabilitation, strength training,              Jenn Curran                               630-362-4159   jennshepp78@aol.com
Trainer                                                                                                                                                                    surrounding areas
                                        plyometric training, abdominal core conditioning, weight loss management and general exercise!


                   Soma Total           Understands the mind/body connection. Yoga, Massage Therapy, Facelift Massage, Lypossage, Reflexology,                             Plainfield &
Body Wellness      Wellness             Reiki, Hypnotherapy & SET-N-ME-FREE Body Wrap
                                                                                                                                               Christine Christensen
                                                                                                                                                                           surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                   815-439-2303   www.somatotalwellness.com




                                                                                                                                  1
                                                                                             The Wedding HookUp
                                                                                                   Still piecing your wedding details together?
                                                                                         Let me introduce you to a few of my wedding industry friends.
                                                                                       Most cover the entire Chicagoland area. Call or link to their websites.




                       Business
 Vendor Category        Name                                                           Description                                                          Contact        Service Area*         Tel #                Website or Email
                                      White Satin Bridal is an established bridal boutique located in downtown Plainfield with a reputation for
                                      high quality fashion, competitive pricing, a decidedly different service approach, and a setting that
Bridal Wear        White Satin Bridal successfully combines comfort and distinction. Specializing in personalized service for women that demand       Jeanne Rost         Chicagoland         815-609-0031   www.whitesatinbridal.com
                                      attention to detail, our clients have often commented that an experience here is unlike an experience
                                      anywhere else.

                                       Located in Sandwich, we provide spacious bridal suites offering the most comfortable and memorable bridal
Bridal Wear        La Di Da Bridal     shopping experience. Bridal & bridesmaids gowns, mother of the bride/groom gowns, flower girl dresses,    Heidi Dahl               Chicagoland         815-786-6560   www.ladidabridal.com
                                       bridal and evening wear accessories.


                   Cattleya Bridal &   This one-stop event center offers custom made products and quality service with an affordable price. Bridal
Bridal Wear        Floral Design       hair and makeup, bridal gown, bridesmaid dress and floral & event design.
                                                                                                                                                   Candy Yu               Chicagoland         773-847-5389   cattleya2010@gmail.com


Bridal Wear:       Signature
                                       Wedding gown preservation; press attire before and after event. Pick up and Delivery                           Grace Hirmer        Chicagoland         630-416-8228   grace@cleanersday.com
Preservation       Cleaners


Cakes & Sweet      Cathy’s Sweet       Make your wedding cake as remarkable to the taste as it is to the eye. Cathy's offers over 80 different styles                     Plainfield &
                                                                                                                                                      Cathy De Avila                          815-577-9660   cscbakeshop@sbcglobal.net
Creations          Creations           to choose from, with assisting you in designing the wedding cake of your dreams.                                                   surrounding areas


                                      Brides from all over Chicago seek Toni out for her expertise in wedding cake design and the flawless tastes
                                      that wow guests. Every Toni cake is made with the freshest ingredients including European-style butter
Cakes & Sweet      Toni: The Sweet
                                      cream, Belgian chocolate, and the freshest seasonal fruits. Customize yours by choosing the flavor, fillings,   Toni Marie Cox      Chicagoland         630-789-2020   www.tonisweets.com
Creations          Art of Celebration
                                      and design for a one-of-a-kind wedding cake that will be unforgettable! Designs can be inspired by your
                                      wedding invitation, a detail in your dress, flowers, colors, or anything you can dream up!



                                     Our expert staff works with you to make your dream wedding a reality. We are delighted to assist you in
                                     choosing everything for your reception, including custom china, boutique linens, breathtaking floral
Catering           Catered by Design arrangements, ice sculptures, music, a magnificent menu, and a beautifully decorated luscious cake. Our full Bonnie Katz             Chicagoland         847-967-9994   www.cateredbydesign.com
                                     service team, dressed in formal attire, will ensure that your wedding flows smoothly never intruding on your
                                     guests. We can help you coordinate everything you need to make your special day a treasured memory.


                                       When it comes to your wedding day we believe there is absolutely no margin for error. Allow Chef By
                                       Request to create an atmosphere of unforgettable elegance to complement the most memorable event of
Catering           Chef by Request     your lifetime, one you will treasure forever. Exquisite cuisine, first-class presentation and impeccable service Danielle Guzman   Chicagoland         630-493-4300   www.chefbyrequest.com
                                       are the essential ingredients we combine to exceed your highest expectations. Decadent formal tastings and
                                       custom menus are presented to assist in fulfilling your every desire.

                                      CORK Catering and Special Events provides contemporary events specializing in cutting-edge cuisine and
                                      event design. Known for our diverse capabilities and the sound practice of listening to our clients, we
                                      consistently produce events that exceed our client's expectations. The Wedding Information Packet has all
                   Cork Catering                                                                                                                  Jennifer Rain
Catering           and Special Events
                                      the information you need to begin your wedding planning journey. Truth be told, no wedding is as special or
                                                                                                                                                  Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                          Chicagoland         630-396-3041   www.corkcatering.com
                                      significant as your own. For CORK Special Events Company, each wedding is a very special celebration. With
                                      all the hopes, emotions and dreams at stake, our wedding group is constituted behind a singular ideal -
                                      turning a brides dream into a reality.




                                                                                                                                 2
                                                                                             The Wedding HookUp
                                                                                                    Still piecing your wedding details together?
                                                                                          Let me introduce you to a few of my wedding industry friends.
                                                                                        Most cover the entire Chicagoland area. Call or link to their websites.




                       Business
 Vendor Category        Name                                                           Description                                                         Contact      Service Area*         Tel #                 Website or Email
                                      Our Designed Cuisine division caters to sophisticated corporate and social events – exciting, elaborate, and
                                      wonderfully entertaining galas, buffets, dinners and theme parties. What we bring to the table to ensure
                                      success is uncompromising quality and attention to every detail and nuance. Because so much is on the line,
Catering           Designed Cuisine
                                      we strive to exceed your expectations with exceptional portion sizes, beautifully plated creations, exquisite
                                                                                                                                                    Meredyth Brook     Chicagoland         847-213-5008   www.designedcuisine.com

                                      seasonings, colors, textures, accoutrements, ambiance, and taste that elevates food from something you
                                      merely eat to Designed Cuisine.


                   European Chef to Make all of your dreams come true with an award winning European Executive Chef at an affordable price.
Catering           the Rescue       Wedding specialist.
                                                                                                                                                    Chef Mark          Chicagoland         630-636-7021   europeancheftotherescue@live.com



Catering/                             Unique restaurant downtown Elmhurst, intimate weddings, rehearsal dinners, showers, anniversaries,                               Elmhurst &
                   Wine and Vine                                                                                                                    Hank Dreyer                            630-832-9463   www.shopwineandvine.com
Restaurant                            unique wines for every occasion                                                                                                  surrounding areas



                                      With accommodations for parties up to 300 people, Mama Luigi’s can help you craft a once-in-a-lifetime
Catering/                             wedding reception, charming shower, lively retirement party, or exquisite cotillion. Your guests will enjoy                      Bridgeview &
                   Mama Luigis                                                                                                                      James Talerico                         708-496-0900   www.mamaluigis.com
Restaurant                            sumptuous food in a handsome atmosphere. Mama Luigi’s offers by-the-plate menus as well as a variety of                          surrounding areas
                                      family style choices, including our famous Italian Baked Chicken, to help you create the perfect event.


                   Universal
Ceremony Officials Weddings           Bi-lingual Wedding Ceremonies English / Spanish wedding officiants                                            Lilian Dircio      Chicagoland         847-912-5269   http://spanishspeakingofficiants.com


                                      Your wedding is the most important day of your life and the images on photographs you select should reflect
                   Centerpiece
Dance: Floor       Productions
                                      how beautiful the day from the ceremony to the reception. Our white dance floor cover with your             Larry Neiman         Chicagoland         847-566-9474   www.centerpieceproductions.com
                                      monogram is such an image.


                   Fred Astaire–Burr
Dance: Studio      Ridge
                                     First Dance Coordination, Dancing with your new bride; Wedding group lessons                                   Michael Micek II   Chicagoland         630-455-0665   www.fredastaireburrridge.com




Event Planning     Patrick's Pros     A full service wedding/party planner bringing every facet of your event together seamlessly.                  Patrick Huetten    Chicagoland         888-802-2281   www.patrickspros.com



                                      M&M can help make your wedding day truly unforgettable. From our vast wedding rental inventory to our
                                                                                                                                                                       Chicagoland &
Event Planning     M&M                floral design services, we can provide all of the elements needed to make your wedding ceremony and           Sana Yusuf
                                                                                                                                                                       Dallas
                                                                                                                                                                                           630-871-9999   www.mmspecialevents.com
                                      reception sparkle.


Event Planning:
                   SueTheDJ           Reception Planning, Ceremony Coordination                                                                     Sue Meloun         Chicagoland         630-654-3535   www.SueTheDJ.com
Reception

                   A Hidden Garden    Specializing in creative, artistic, highly personalized floral arrangements for all your wedding plans -
Floral: Real       by the Lake        ceremony - reception - pre and post events.
                                                                                                                                                    Renata Buehler     Chicagoland         847-256-3900   www.ahiddengarden.net




                                                                                                                                   3
                                                                                             The Wedding HookUp
                                                                                                   Still piecing your wedding details together?
                                                                                         Let me introduce you to a few of my wedding industry friends.
                                                                                       Most cover the entire Chicagoland area. Call or link to their websites.




                       Business
 Vendor Category        Name                                                           Description                                                            Contact    Service Area*         Tel #                Website or Email

                   Floral Expressions Let us help you celebrate one of the most important days of your life. Our creative and talented staff will                       Oswego &
Floral: Real       and gifts inc.     make sure that your day is as special as you have always dreamed.
                                                                                                                                                       Terri or Megan
                                                                                                                                                                        surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                            630-551-4438   www.floralexpressionandgift.com



                                      Your dreams, combined with our inspiration, become wedding florals that are, in a word, unforgettable. We
                   Jane's Blue Iris
Floral: Real       Ltd.
                                      listen carefully to your vision to help create the breathtaking visuals that will help make your dreams come Jane Gavran          Chicagoland         630-325-2983   www.janesblueiris.com
                                      true. Jane’s Blue Iris only books a limited number of weddings because each event is so personalized.


                   Sophisticated
Floral: Real       Elegance
                                      "A touch of Elegance for Your Special Occasion". Custom Floral Arrangements.                                     Sharon R. Snel   Chicagoland         708-343-5622   www.sophisticatedelegance.net


                                   With 15 years of experience in custom and wedding floral design, Stacey places individual attention to each
                                   special request. Special doesn’t mean expensive. We will work within your budget and strive to assist you in
                   Hues in Harmony
Floral: Silk       Florals
                                   all your wedding needs. No matter what the size of your wedding, we offer exceptional service to help you in Stacey Anderson         Chicagoland         630-258-0192   www.huesinharmonyflorals.com
                                   selecting the flowers you will need on your special day. We offer our brides a complimentary consultation on
                                   week nights, as well as on weekends.

                                      Chef Joe's Cookies are made from a 25 year old proprietary recipe created by Chef Joe Duffy. Our cookies'
                                      rich flavor celebrates the preservative-free blend of fresh, natural ingredients... luscious chocolates, toffee,
                   Chef Joe's         cashews, cherries, cranberries, and bananas. All fresh, all natural. Chef Joe’s Cookies are individually
Gifts/Favors       Cookiers           packaged in a food-safe, sealed bag and then placed in a signature gift box, along with the legend of Chef
                                                                                                                                                       Sue Reardon      Nationwide          708-588-1115   www.chefjoescookies.com
                                      Joe’s Cookies and nutritional information. Chef Joe’s Cookies gift will also include your personal message for
                                      the recipient of your gift.


                                      CUTCO® The World's Finest Cutlery has your wish list all wrapped up. Get your special occasion off to a
                                      perfect start by creating your own CUTCO® Gift Registry for your wedding. We offer the finest in cutlery,
Gifts/Registries   Cutlery Corner
                                      flatware, cookware, kitchen accessories, sporting knives and garden tools. With CUTCO's Forever
                                                                                                                                                       Dave Sacks       Nationwide          847-840-5135   www.cutcogiftregistry.com
                                      Guarantee, you'll never have to buy a knife or pan again. What a great way to start your married life.


                                      Started in 1981, Caffray Jewellers is an independent jewelry store located in Hinsdale, Il. Customer service is
Jewelry            Caffray Jewelers   our first priority followed by our love for creating One-of-A-Kind pieces of jewelry. We repair all jewelry and CJ Grad           Chicagoland         630-655-0505   www.caffrayjewellers.com
                                      watches, including the finest High-Grade watches.


                                      In 2001, I started creating jewelry as a request from my sister to match a dress she was wearing to a friend's
                                      wedding. Since then, I've been creating jewelry for fine art shows, home shows, local boutiques and word-of-
                   Colleen Smith      mouth. My inspiration comes from the beauty of life and nature. I want to create jewelry that comes to life
Jewelry            Designs            when worn- each piece highlights every woman's inner beauty. I only use the highest quality materials: semi-
                                                                                                                                                     Colleen Smith      Chicagoland         630-963-1592   www.creativestonejewelry.com
                                      precious and precious gemstones, sterling silver, coral, wood, etc. No two beads are naturally alike, so the
                                      resulting effect is an extraordinarily beautiful piece of jewelry!


                                      Now that you picked out you perfect dress to wear on your wedding day, complete your look by choosing
                                      the perfect jewelry to complete your style. Lia sophia will sure to fit your style at prices you truly can afford.
Jewelry            lia sophia         Don’t forget Mother of the bride and bridesmaids gifts they would cherish forever. All lia sophia jewelry is       Stacy Rosen    Nationwide          847-494-4367   www.liasophia.com/formygems
                                      backed by a Lifetime Replacement Guarantee. In home consultations, bridal parties and jewelry shows to fit
                                      your style.



                                                                                                                                  4
                                                                                            The Wedding HookUp
                                                                                                  Still piecing your wedding details together?
                                                                                        Let me introduce you to a few of my wedding industry friends.
                                                                                      Most cover the entire Chicagoland area. Call or link to their websites.




                       Business
 Vendor Category        Name                                                          Description                                                          Contact          Service Area*         Tel #                 Website or Email

                                      Fine Sterling Silver Jewelry. All of Silpada's handcrafted unique jewelry celebrates the highest standard of   Colleen Nitchoff
Jewelry            Silpada Designs    quality featuring nickel free .925 sterling silver, and may also incorporate semi-precious stones such as      Independet            Nationwide          630-334-5077   cnitchoff@yahoo.com
                                      freshwater pearls, turquoise, and smokey quartz. All jewelry has A LIFETIME WARRANTY!                          Representative



                   Sophisticated
Jewelry            Elegance
                                      "A touch of Elegance for Your Special Occasion". Custom Jewelry/Wedding Designs.                               Sharon R. Snel        Nationwide          708-343-5622   www.sophisticatedelegance.net


                   Sue The DJ
                                      DJ / Music Coordinator, Reception Planner, Reception Coordinator, Professional MC - Master of Ceremonies,
Music: DJ          Wedding
                                      Light show and Uplighting
                                                                                                                                                Sue Meloun                 Chicagoland         630-654-3535   www.SueTheDJ.com
                   Entertainment

                   Boulder Terrace    Entertaining as a full-time wedding and event DJ since 1996. Doing whatever it takes to make your event
Music: DJ          Sounds             successful.
                                                                                                                                                     Jeffrey Doyle         Chicagoland         815-501-4715   www.btsound.com



Music: DJ          AmbienceDJs        Creating musical atmospheres that captures the moment and create memories for years to come !!                 Robert Jacobs         Chicagoland         630-447-9032   www.ambiencedjs.com



                   Carte´ Blanche     This unique and creative music & entertainment company, is the premier resource in custom designing live
Music: Live        Productions        bands for any style and size events.
                                                                                                                                                     Christopher DePinto   Chicagoland         888-416-1225   www.carteblancheproductions.net



                   North Shore Music
Music: Live        Masters
                                     Piano/violin duo (with other instruments added per request). Customized presentations to suit.                  Judith Shaltry        Chicagoland         847-945-3353   jashaltry@att.net



                                      I have been photographing people for 28 years now and loving every minute of it! The people I serve are
Photography (P)/   Jonathan’s                                                                                                                                              Vernon Hills &
                                      from so many different places… from Winnipeg, Canada to St. Louis, Missouri to Maryland, Delaware,             Jonathan Roob                             847-769-0898   www.jonathansportraits.com
Videography (V)    Portraits (P)                                                                                                                                           surrounding areas
                                      Wisconsin and Illinois.



Photography (P)/   Edward Weiland     A artistic blend of photo-journalistic and traditional styles. Edward's heart allows him to see the images
                                                                                                                                                     Edward Weiland        Chicagoland         630-995-9814   www.edwardweiland.com
Videography (V)    (P)                while his mind enables him to nail the technical aspects of the shot.



                                      In 1994, I began my professional career working for Lorraine’s Bridal Shop in Joliet, IL. I started my own
Photography (P)/   Will's             business in 1996 and I have been averaging 35-40 weddings per year ever since. Although my specialty is
                                                                                                                                                     William J. Kelm       Chicagoland         815-347-2830   www.willsphotography.com
Videography (V)    Photography (P)    weddings, I also provide services for engagement sittings, family groups, high school seniors, portraiture,
                                      and dances and sports teams. I strive to capture your memories in a warm and personable manner. I focus
                                      on a photojournalistic approach, which is less intrusive and much less stressful.

Photography (P)/   Tiger Lily
                                      "Tiger Lily Photography will tell the story and capture all the emotions of your wedding day."                 Lynn Dawson           Chicagoland         815-254-3700   www.tigerlilyphotography.com
Videography (V)    Photography (P)


                   Andrew DiMonda Your wedding day is a beautiful celebration of your love, and the beginning of a new life for both of you. As
Photography (P)/
                   Photo & Video  your photographer, my mission is to reliably and unobtrusively capture in photographs all the spontaneous          Andrew DiMonda        Chicagoland         630-276-8495   www.xcitephoto.com
Videography (V)    (P,V)          joy, beauty, and emotion that you, your families, and your friends will share on this day.



                                                                                                                                 5
                                                                                             The Wedding HookUp
                                                                                                    Still piecing your wedding details together?
                                                                                          Let me introduce you to a few of my wedding industry friends.
                                                                                        Most cover the entire Chicagoland area. Call or link to their websites.




                        Business
  Vendor Category        Name                                                           Description                                                          Contact        Service Area*         Tel #                Website or Email
                                        At LAD4 Creations, we know that every wedding is an opportunity to tell a love story. Our unique approach,
Photography (P)/     LAD4 Creations
                                        described as “elegant and cinematic with an eye for detail”, is to create not just a wedding video, but a  LeVern A. Danley III    Chicagoland         630-682-1470   www.lad4creations.com
Videography (V)      (V)
                                        family heirloom that will be cherished for decades to come.

                                        We are a husband and wife team focusing on personal service and professionalism in every part of our
Photography (P)/     Go Wedding         Wedding Videography business. We are Wedding Video experts specializing in creating the perfect Wedding
                                                                                                                                                 Sara Tessitore            Chicagoland         815-838-8580   www.goweddingvideo.com
Videography (V)      Video (V)          DVD. We utilize top of the line video and audio equipment. We put everything together to create a unique
                                        Wedding DVD that you will cherish for the rest of your life.

Photography(P)/      I Do…Photo
                                        I Do…Photo Booths’... a new twist on taking pictures. An instant photo keepsake for you and your guests.       Jeff Fernandez      Chicagoland         800-251-0474   www.idophotobooths.com
PhotoBooth           Booths (P)

Printing/
                     Automated Forms A full service printer with over 28 years of experience that can help you design and print all your wedding
Invitations/ Thank   & Graphics      pieces.. Save the Date, Invitations, Thank Yous, Favors.
                                                                                                                                                       Matt Field          Chicagoland         630-887-9811   www.automatedcentral.com
Yous
Printing/
                     Love To Promote- Personalized Gifts for all occasions, Wedding Invitations, Save The Date Cards, Favors, Fan Programs, &
Invitations/ Thank   Weddings         more...
                                                                                                                                                       Leslie Prohaska     Nationwide          815-603-2324   www.idopersonalgifts.blogspot.com
Yous
Printing/                              We print custom invitations along with wedding programs, direction maps, thank you cards, save-the-dates
                                                                                                                                                                           LaGrange &
Invitations/ Thank   LaGrange Printers and other items you may need along the way. Design your own style and then bring in the plans so that we        Cathy Grandalski
                                                                                                                                                                           surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                               708-482-9565   www.lagrangeprinters.com
Yous                                   can complete your wedding stationery the way you envision it to be.


                                        A Man, A Chainsaw And A Block Of Ice...these are the tools that created the oldest and largest ice sculpture
                                        company in the midwest.In 1980, with a dream and a desire, Jim Nadeau set out to introduce the art of ice
Specialties: Ice     Nadeau's Ice
                                        sculpting to the Chicagoland area. Now, 29 years later, with a talented staff of professional carvers and state- Jim Nadeau        Chicagoland         708-366-3333   www.nadeauice.com
Sculpture            Sculptures
                                        of-the-art CNC technology, Nadeau's Ice Sculptures is Chicago's premier ice carving company, qualified to
                                        handle any ice-related project, from wedding ice sculptures and corporate logos to large ice festivals.


                                       We are delighted to help design your invitation, announcement, hand addressed envelopes (no computer
Specialties:                                                                                                                                                               LaGrange &
                     Engravery Ink Co. calligraphy) using one of the numerous styles we provide. We hand engrave names, monograms, and                 Cathy Grandalski                        708-261-4360   www.lagrangeprinters.com
Engraving                                                                                                                                                                  surrounding areas
                                       customized messages on glass, crystal and metal gift items.


                                        Aries Charter Transportation is a full service ground transportation company providing group transportation;
                                        for travel groups, corporations, special occasions, sporting events and more. Serving the Chicagoland area
                                        for over twenty years with; we have 10 passenger vans, 21, 25, 28 and 36 passenger mini-buses, 47 and 55
                     Aries Charter      passenger motor coaches, an ADA van with a wheelchair lift
Transportation       Transportation     that can seat 1 to 2 wheel chairs and 4 to 6 other passengers. And last but not least we have a 15 passenger
                                                                                                                                                     Antoinette Gonzales   Chicagoland         888-305-8700   www.ariescharter.com
                                        limo-bus. Aries can provide shuttles, transfers or charters. If you are planning to travel in or around the
                                        Chicagoland area, call or email us with your transportation needs. Rehearsal dinner, guest shuttle, bridal
                                        party transportation, etc.


                     Carey Chicago      The one and only original chauffeured service. 65 Countries and over 550 cities, we are dedicated to
Transportation       (limo)             providing impeccable, reliable, and safe service.
                                                                                                                                                       Bryan Bauer         Worldwide           847-652-0684   www.carey.com




                                                                                                                                  6
                                                                                            The Wedding HookUp
                                                                                                  Still piecing your wedding details together?
                                                                                        Let me introduce you to a few of my wedding industry friends.
                                                                                      Most cover the entire Chicagoland area. Call or link to their websites.




                       Business
 Vendor Category        Name                                                          Description                                                          Contact     Service Area*         Tel #                Website or Email
                                       Limos Without Limits, Ltd. is a top shelf limousine company based in Naperville, IL. that services most of the
                                       state of Illinois. An elite limousine company that offers exceptional customer service with vehicles ranging
                    Limos Without
Transportation      Limits
                                       from sedans all the way up to 26 passengers. Eccentric vehicles such as a 1950 Rolls Royce and a 1957 Chevy Michael Colella    Chicagoland         888-888-8108   www.limoswithoutlimits.com
                                       Bel Air limo as offered as well. Limos Without Limits, Ltd. services over 650 weddings a year and is
                                       considered to be a wedding specialist. See our wedding package.


                                       Let Spare Wheels help you plan your group transportation arrangements for your special wedding day.
                                       We're experts on making sure no details get overlooked. We can provide professional transportation for
Transportation      Spare Wheels
                                       bachelor and bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinners, receptions, and more. For weddings in and around
                                                                                                                                                    Judy DeVoe        Chicagoland         630-377-4637   www.sparewheels.com
                                       Chicago, Spare Wheels provides safe affordable options for your wedding party transportation needs.



                                       A team of specialists and planners, who have traveled extensively. Let our experts transform your dream
Travel              Viking Travel      destination wedding or honeymoon from fantasy to reality as you set off on your stress free journey through Laura Lukasik      Nationwide          800-233-3963   www.vikingtvl.com
                                       life together!



                                       Custom designed vacations specific to interests and budgets. Specialties: large and small ship cruising,
                    Designed for You
Travel              Travel
                                       Caribbean and Mexico vacation packages, golf vacations and dive packages. Detailed European itinerary        Kathy Summers     Nationwide          800-860-7155   www.designedforyoutravel.com
                                       planning.



                    Marriott Chicago   Celebrate your wedding day with class and style. Allow our skilled staff of experts to accomplish every detail
Venues: Reception   SW at Burr Ridge   of your Chicago wedding ceremony, reception, or rehearsal dinner with the style and panache you deserve.
                                                                                                                                                      Kathy Pauley    Chicagoland         630-986-4100   www.chicagoburrridgeweddings.com




                                       Ruffled Feathers Golf Club offers you the unique opportunity to host a wedding reception in the Ambassador
                                       Ballroom, which overlooks our Pete Dye signature championship golf course. The dramatic windows
                                       accented in neutral décor provide the ideal setting for the perfect reception. A cascading staircase from a
                    Ruffled Feathers   Brides’ Room provides a dramatic entrance as you and your bridal party are introduced to your wedding                          Lemont &
Venues: Reception   G.C.               guests. The outside veranda and gazebo offer a picturesque setting for your wedding ceremony or provides
                                                                                                                                                    Toby Niccum
                                                                                                                                                                      surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                          630-257-1000   www.ruffledfeathersgc.com
                                       a magnificent back drop for your bridal party portrait. Ruffled Feathers Golf Club provides a first class
                                       facility, service and the ultimate in professionalism from our highly skilled staff. Our Catering Department
                                       and Chef will be happy to design a personalized menu to accommodate your special occasion.



                                       The Renaissance Center offers brides elegant surroundings unduplicated in Joliet and the Will County region.
                    The Renaissance                                                                                                                                   Joliet &
Venues: Reception   Center
                                       The Renaissance Center catering staff pride themselves on the provision of first class service from the      Susan Stockwell
                                                                                                                                                                      surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                          815-280-1404   www.rencen.info
                                       moment your guests enter our property until the last guest has departed.

                                       Come to Carriage Greens in Darien Illinois for the perfect wedding reception. Our wedding coordinators will
                                       provide you with terrific wedding reception ideas and guide you through your wedding reception layout to
                    Carriage Greens    make your wedding reception as fun and memorable as you deserve. Beautiful Beginnings start at Carriage                        Darien &
Venues: Reception   G.C.               Greens Country Club which offers the amenities of a private club at a fraction of the cost. Set amidst lush
                                                                                                                                                   Betsy Taplin
                                                                                                                                                                      surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                          630-985-3400   www.carriagegreens.com

                                       greens and fabulous fairways, our banquet rooms provide a picture perfect setting for your much anticipated
                                       day.




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 Vendor Category        Name                                                              Description                                                             Contact          Service Area*          Tel #                Website or Email

                                         Our belief is that a Wedding Reception is more than just an event, but an opportunity to create a Lifetime of                           Naperville &
Venues: Reception   Holiday Inn Select
                                         Memories!
                                                                                                                                                       Lakeya President
                                                                                                                                                                                 surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                      630-445-6317   www.naperselect.com



                                         Whitetail Ridge Golf Club offers you the unique opportunity to host your reception in our Ballroom, which
                                         overlooks our golf course and surrounding pristine countryside. The dramatic windows accented in neutral
                    Whitetail Ridge                                                                                                                                              Yorkville &
Venues: Reception   G.C.
                                         décor provide the ideal setting for the perfect reception. Whitetail Ridge Golf Club provides a first class       Ashley Walker
                                                                                                                                                                                 surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                      630-882-8988   www.whitetailridgegolfclub.com
                                         facility, service and the ultimate in professionalism from our highly skilled staff. Our Catering Department
                                         and Chef will be happy to design a personalized menu to accommodate your special occasion.


                                         From the moment you enter White Eagle, you’ll be assured that the architecture, furnishings and attention
                                         to detail work in concert to create that unique ambiance for your special event. Your wedding is the reason
                                                                                                                                                                                 Naperville &
Venues: Reception   White Eagle G.C.     for so many celebrations, and White Eagle Golf Club offers beautiful settings for every one. Indoors or out,  Lillian Doran
                                                                                                                                                                                 surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                      630-355-6000   www.whiteeaglegc.com
                                         White Eagle Golf Club provides function spaces that have the flexibility to make your events truly unique and
                                         truly personal.


                                         We take great pleasure in creating your event as if it were our own. Whether you’re planning a romantic
                                         evening for two or an extravagant affair for 300, Sharon Ringiér Events treats each occasion with
                    Sharon Ringiér       compassion, style and dedication. All of our services offer expertise with attention to detail from beginning
Wedding Planner     Events               to end. We are dedicated and committed to making sure every aspect of your wedding is executed with
                                                                                                                                                           Sharon Ringiér        Chicagoland          847-219-1080   www.sharonringier.com

                                         precision and quality. Our desire is to work with you to express your vision and imagination throughout the
                                         entire event, leaving lasting memories in your heart and in those around you.

                                         The experienced and enthusiastic team at Tying the Knot offers varying levels of wedding related service.
                                         Packages are customized to your unique wedding needs. Tying the Knot has successfully created many
                                         beautiful, memorable, extraordinary events in Chicago and throughout the suburbs since 1999. Experience,
Wedding Planner     Tying the Knot
                                         talent, and creativity allows Tying the Knot to achieve high quality service with an extra attention to detail. It
                                                                                                                                                            Christine Stone      Chicagoland          630-794-0825   www.tyingtheknot.biz

                                         is their objective that every couple and their family be able to enjoy their wedding day free of stress.


                                                                                                                                                                              *CHICAGOLAND = Lake Michigan to DeKalb, Indiana to Wisconsin




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