NORWALK, CT, February 11, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- "Celebrate Your Love" at the First Annual Valentine's Day Free Vow Renewal & Group Wedding Ceremony at Chatham Manor, in Norwalk CT.
Renewing your wedding vows is a romantic, moving and beautiful way to celebrate your love for each other. And for those who have chosen this day to get married, make this Valentine's Day wedding a dream come true!
The Chatham Manor is hosting this magnificent evening complete with a beautiful wedding arch, professional photographer and a legal wedding officiant. Chatham Manor is Norwalk's premier catering center (since 1941). It is an unforgettable setting to celebrate your love.
Couples who pre-register will receive a personalized certificate, but pre-registration is not required to participate. Send your full names and select vow renewal or wedding via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Saturday, February 14, 2009 - Valentine's Day
Activity: Group vow renewal or Group Wedding
Where: Chatham Manor - 493 Connecticut Avenue, Norwalk, CT
Time: 5 to 6 p.m.
On site Sign-up and Registration is from 5:00 to 5:30. The ceremony will be at 5:35 p.m.
Dress: Your choice - from wedding dress to casual
How can you participate?
All married couples are invited to a non-denominational group vow renewal ceremony at Chatham Manor in Norwalk, CT. No marriage certificate is required for the vow renewal ceremony. The vow renewal ceremony does not have legal significance.
Couples who want to get married (including same sex marriages):
All couples who wish to get legally married must obtain their own marriage license at either their town hall in CT or at the Norwalk Town Hall prior and bring it to the event.
To obtain the license application, visit the Norwalk Town Clerk website (http://www.norwalkct.org/TownClerk/MarriageLicense.htm ). The license fee is $30 and you must present your photo id to the town clerk. Advise the Town Clerk that the officiant is Justice of the Peace Mary C. Pugh and wedding location is Norwalk.
In Norwalk you can apply one day, pick up the license the next. Also, the town clerk of Norwalk, Andrew Garfunkel will accept your license application on FRIDAY, 2/13 and will bring it to the event on Saturday- be SURE to tell them that you want your license brought to the event.
You must bring your valid license (stating Norwalk as location in box 49) and your photo id to the ceremony to present to the officiant. As a courtesy, William Wrenn, a professional photographer, will be taking photos of the event and of the individual couples under the arch. Purchase of photographs is optional - photos will be available for viewing and ordering online after the event.
Norwalk Town Clerk, Andrew Garfunkel will be present to answer any questions.
Facility: Chatham Manor (203) 838-8598 http://www.chatham-manor.com
Photographer: William Wrenn, (203) 853-9803 http://www.wrennphotography.com
Wedding Officiant: Mary C. Pugh, Norwalk, CT (203) 838 1038 http://www.ct-jp.com
Norwalk Town Clerk: Andrew Garfunkel (203) 854-7746 http://www.norwalkct.org/TownClerk/MarriageLicense.htm
There is no cost to participate in the ceremony and guests and family members are welcome to attend.
About Mary C Pugh
Mary, who has her MBA from Columbia University, has been a Justice of the Peace since 2004.
Her 24/7 availability and ability to speak English, Spanish and some French have made her very popular- she performs more ceremonies than any other JP in the state. Many out of state couples come to Mary as she guides them through the process.