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Weddings at The Greenbrier


 

 CAROLINE & BEN

Robinson-Sundholm Wedding at The Greenbrier   
Wedding Date: June 5, 2015
Bride: Caroline Robinson
Groom: Ben Sundholm

Ceremony Location: Old Stone Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg, WV
Reception Location: Founder's Park

Hair Stylist: Sandy Stephens, Morgantown, WV
Makeup Artist: Sandy Stephens
Gown Designer: Augusta Jones
Tux Designer: Michael Khors
Bridesmaid Dress Designer: J. Crew
  Rehearsal Dinner/Welcome Party Location: Stella's, Lewisburg, WV
Bridesmaids Luncheon Location: South Carolina Cottage C
Event Design: Gillespie’s Flowers & Productions
Band/DJ: Riverside Quartet (Cocktail Hour), DJ Jamie Strassburg (Reception)
Photographer: Kristin Hurley, Morgantown, WV
 
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What was your favorite memory from your Wedding at The Greenbrier?
Our first look at the Springhouse. Seeing your spouse for the first time on the day of the wedding is something I can’t put in to words. We gave each other cards right before the first look, so we were both pretty emotional. Seeing each other helped calm our nerves and we were ready to head to the church and make it official.  

How did you hear about The Greenbrier?
My family is from West Virginia, so I grew up visiting the hotel. I had a vision of our family and friends gathered on the cottage porches, enjoying each other’s company before and after the wedding. I never considered getting married anywhere else. 

What was the inspiration for your d├ęcor/theme of your wedding?
A classic summer garden party.

After the wedding was over, what was your favorite detail from the wedding events?
The Greenbrier wedding team worked with my sister to organize a horse-drawn carriage ride and picnic for us the day after the wedding. We unpacked the picnic basket as we sat by Howard’s Creek to reveal details from throughout our relationship (wine from the vineyard Ben proposed at, bag from the restaurant where we had our first date, etc.) and our favorite foods. It was such a wonderful time to reflect on our wedding and talk about what the day meant to us. 

How would you describe your wedding planning experience at The Greenbrier?
In one word, fantastic. I was nervous about planning a wedding long distance, since I live in Washington, D.C. Ben and I had two weekend planning trips to The Greenbrier (which were such a fun excuse to visit the hotel together), and the rest was done over email and phone calls. The wedding team truly got my vision for what I wanted, and went above and beyond with details to make the day perfect. Once I arrived at the hotel for the wedding weekend, the wedding team completely took over which allowed me to relax and enjoy the special day.
   
   
 

 STEPHANIE & JUSTIN

Hess-Jarrell Wedding at The Greenbrier   
Wedding Date: September 12, 2015

Bride: Stephanie Hess Jarrell
Groom: Justin Jarrell
Ceremony Location: The Greenbrier Chapel
Reception Location: Kate’s Mountain

Makeup Artist: Kim Rice
Gown Designer: La Sposa
Tux Designer: Suits from Joseph A. Banks
Bridesmaid Dress Designer: Sorella Vita

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 LAURA & CORY

Laura & Cory's Wedding at The Greenbrier   
Wedding Date: August 22, 2015
Bride: Laura Hosfield Lester
Groom: Cory Lester

Ceremony Location: St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, White Sulphur Springs, WV
Reception Location:  Howard’s Creek Lodge

Hair and Makeup Artist: Lora Kelley
Gown Designer: Marchesa
Tux Designer: Michael Andrews Bespoke
Bridesmaid Dress Designer: Jenny Yoo for BHLD

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 LINDSEY & CARTER

Becker-Roehl Wedding at The Greenbrier   
Wedding Date: May 24, 2015

Bride: Lindsey Christine Becker
Groom: Carter Randall Roehl
Ceremony Location: The Crystal Room
Reception Location: The Cameo Ballroom

Hair Stylist: Lou Stevens, Glam Squad
Makeup Artist: Lou Stevens, Glam Squad
Gown Designer: Badgley Mischka
Tux Designer: The Black Tux
Bridesmaid Dress Designer: J. Crew

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 LAUREN & JASON

Kellar-Naldo Wedding at The Greenbrier   
Wedding Date: May 9, 2015
Bride: Lauren Kellar
Groom: Jason Naldo

Ceremony Location: St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, White Sulphur Springs, WV
Reception Location: Cameo Ballroom

Hair Stylist: Becky Dougherty & The Glam Squad
Makeup Artist: Kelly Hoch
Gown Designer: Alvina Valenta
Tux Designer: Ralph Lauren - Greenbrier Shops
Bridesmaid Dress Designer: J. Crew

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