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How to Plan a Workshop and Create a Workshop Agenda

Figuring out how to plan a workshop can feel like an impossible task, especially if it is your very first time doing so. Fortunately, with the right knowledge, it is entirely possible to pull it off without a hitch. Our easy-to-follow guide will walk you through...

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14 Sustainable Wedding Ideas To Have An Eco-Friendly Wedding

Your big day is on the horizon and you have been on the hunt for sustainable wedding ideas that you can implement, without sacrificing your vision. Does this sound familiar? If so, you have come to the right place. Our team has put together a list of 14 sustainable...

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How To Write A Sponsorship Letter For An Event Plus Examples

Securing sponsorship is a necessary and often challenging task, especially if you’re new to the realm of event planning. However, if you know how to write a sponsorship letter, you can craft a compelling message that resonates with potential sponsors and gets your...

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Wedding Vendors List: Who You Should Hire For A Wedding

Having a complete wedding vendors list can be extremely helpful as you plan your big day. Your to-do list is already a mile long, and you don’t want to forget anything! We’ve put together the most important players to help you make your dream wedding come to life....

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How To Plan An Outdoor Wedding For Any Weather Occasion

You envision saying your vows immersed in nature's beauty, but you question how to plan an outdoor wedding without the weather complicating things. Don’t worry – the Heritage Center of Brooklyn Center executes beautiful outdoor weddings all the time, and we’re here...

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How To Say No Kids At Wedding As Politely As Possible

You want an adult-only celebration, but you aren’t sure how to say no to kids at a wedding – we hear it all the time at the Heritage Center! It’s normal to feel conflicted when considering what you want for your special day and what guests might expect, especially...

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10 Classic Wedding Themes And Decor That Are Always In Style

It's understandable to feel overwhelmed or confused when searching for a classic wedding theme that still feels personal. On one hand, you desire to honor timeless customs, while on the other, you want to infuse your unique story into the celebration. This article...

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Wedding Reception Vs. Ceremony: What’s The Difference?

If you’re a little confused about the difference between a wedding reception vs a ceremony, you’re not alone! Both events are part of the same celebration but serve unique purposes. In this blog, we’ll help you get clear on what happens during a wedding reception...

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What Does A Day Of Wedding Coordinator Do? When To Get One

After planning the perfect wedding, you want to be sure everything goes smoothly on the big day. Instead of running around the venue, checking in with all the vendors, and finalizing details, hire a day-of wedding coordinator to handle it all for you! What does a...


8 Amazing Alternative Wedding Ceremony Ideas to Consider

If you’re searching for alternative wedding ceremony ideas, it’s likely because you’re not one to follow trends or the status quo. You want a ceremony that boldly stands apart from the traditional—perhaps something that feels more like an intimate ceremony...

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