Mara and Matt July 2 2011

The wedding of Mara Wiebel and Matt Fanello took place on a typically hot and humid 4th of July weekend in the Quad Cities.  Mara and Matt are two of the nicest people I have worked with this year and it was a pleasure to help them celebrate their once-in-a-lifetime event.

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Mara and Matt’s guests were young, full of energy and danced the night away at the i-wireless center banquet room.  Their wedding cake (below- from Heller Cakes) was delightful and delicious!

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Here are some of the details of the event.

The wedding party included:

Parents – Ken and Meg Wiebel, Bob and Lori Fanello

Ushers – Josh Marolf, Chris Knock

Bridesmaids- Kelli Fennel, Michelle Greuel, Lisa Harker, Katie VanLauwe

Groomsmen – Scott Valleroy, Austin Greuel, Greg Wiebel, Aaron VanLauwe

Maid of Honor – Emily Wiebel

Best Man – Scott Nelson

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Mara and Matt danced their first dance to Etta James’ “Unforgettable”

The last song of the night was the ever popular “Free Bird”.

Mara and Matt spiced up the appearance of the banquet room with our up-lighting in the colors of Blue and White.

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Note the great “Candy Bar” below. This is becoming a popular feature at weddings lately.  It’s a feature I’m all in favor of!

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Mara and Matt arriving via trolley:

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Guests begin arriving:

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The Dancing Begins:

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Our LED lighting can be used to enhance décor such as the paper lanterns hanging over the dance floor:

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In addition to Black Tie, Mara and Matt were assisted by:

The i-wireless center

Rick Jennisch Photography (Felicia and Kristie)

MI Studios (cinematography)

Mens Wearhouse

A Storybook Ending

Lori Heller Cakes

Quad City Trolley

Jane Zimmer (florist)

The Radisson on John Deere Commons

St. Pius Church

Thank you Mara and Matt for allowing me to play a role in your big day!

Guests may use the comment section to send well wishes to the new couple.

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