Brianne Lawry Crooks and Chris Angelopoulos

August 22, 2009

Family

David and Peggy Crooks; Chris and Janet Angelopoulos

Ceremony

Chris and Brianne became husband and wife at St. John Neumann Church (2230 Rochester Road, Franklin Park; 412/366-2020, stjohnneumannpgh.org). The Rev. Albin C. McGinnis officiated.

Reception

Shakespeare’s (1495 Mercer Road, Ellwood City; 724/752-4653, oldstonewall.com) was the perfect location for Brianne and Chris to host their wedding celebration. Guests dined on a buffet featuring prime rib, salmon and chicken. Guests loved custom Terrible Towels made just for the couple by Touch of Grey Tees (407 Mount Nebo Road, Ohio Township; 412/847-1444, touchofgreytees.com) in homage to their shared interest in their hometown team. The couple appreciated the expert assistance of event planner Angela Alberth (on staff at Shakespeare’s), who coordinated the staff to create an exquisite evening.

Flowers

The floral palette included white and red roses, daisies, lilies and greens. Posies by Patti (707 Lawrence Ave., Ellwood City; 800/547-6739, posiesbypatti.com) created the flowers for the reception. Elizabeth King from Lisa’s Gardens (795 Pittsburgh Road, Valencia; 724/898-3122, lisasgardens.com) provided beautiful arrangements for the church.

Photography

Dianne Adrian (2019 Oak St., Jefferson Hills; 412/384-3890, adrianphoto.net).

On the bride

Brianne purchased her diamond-white satin dress at MB Bride (123 S. Urania Ave., Greensburg; 724/836-6626, mbbride.com) designed by Maggie Sottero.

On the groom

Tuxes from Men’s Wearhouse (multiple locations; 877/986-9669, menswarehouse.com) outfitted Chris and his wedding party.

Cake

Patti’s Pastries (137 Sunset Blvd., Center Township; 724/770-0745, pattispastries.net) whipped up four tiers of extra-moist bridal white cake, which featured raspberry filling and a soft, creamy baker’s frosting.

Music

DJ Jammin’ Jesse (represented by Entertainment Unlimited, 1701 Banksville Road, Pittsburgh; 412/343-7700, entertainmentunlimited.com) kept the reception…well, jammin’!

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