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Shilo Lynn Raube and Bradley Evans Rea

Ten years after meeting at the University of Pittsburgh, Shilo and Brad married during a simple ceremony at Horizon Point at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.

Linda Raube, Bob Raube & Jan Fields;
Donald & Janice Rea

Ten years after meeting at the University of Pittsburgh, Shilo and Brad married during a simple ceremony officiated by Pastor John Custer (pastorjcuster@orchardchristianfellowship.com, 724/684.3443) at Horizon Point at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (1001 Lafayette Dr., Farmington; 724/329-6359, nemacolin.com).

Nemacolin’s “ThemeWorks” created centerpieces that incorporated lots of candles. The bride’s bouquet provided a vibrant “pop” of purple.

Leeann Marie Golish (412/447-1722, leeannmariephotography.com)

On the Bride:
Shilo looked stunning in an ivory fitted dress in lace (from Bridals by Danielle, 203 South 13th St., Philadelphia; 215/670-9500, phillybride.com). She purchased jewelry and a veil (which she forgot to wear when getting ready) from Clarissa Boutique (1700 E. Carson St., South Side; 412/432-3299, clarissaboutique.com).

On the Groom:
Brad and the best man wore custom-made tuxes by Frank Cicco. Cicco had already made the best man a tux before and knew his sizes, but came directly to Brad’s home for a more personalized fitting (133 W. North St., Butler;724/287-5814, ciccotailors.com).

The celebration of this wedding lasted the entire weekend, with golf and a cocktail party the day before. Nemacolin handled many of the details for the main event, leaving Shilo, Brad and their 160 guests free to enjoy a festive weekend away. Even the couple’s dog, Bruin, was included in the joyful events.

Nemacolin’s catering staff created a sophisticated butter cream-iced dessert with vibrant purple cake inside.

The highlight of this wedding was the dance party in celebration of it. College friend DJ Digital Dave kept everyone out on the floor (412/656-7193, djdigitaldave.com).

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