Tetherow Golf Club – Bend, Oregon

Tetherow Golf Club - Bend Oregon

Periodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

Welcome to the Tetherow Golf Club in Bend, Oregon – our staff is experienced in hosting a wide range of special events and corporate functions, and would love to have you plan your wedding day here.

Let us create the perfect wedding day – sophistication, elegance and warmth to match the your personality and style as a couple. From an intimate event to a large celebration of 400 people, our staff would love to customize your day to suit your needs and desires.

We’re just seven minutes from downtown Bend, an ideal destination venue with views of the Cascade peaks, rustic refinement and a warm and relaxing atmosphere that will complement any wedding, from black tie to modern casual.

Give us a call to start planning your own special day together.

See the Tetherow Golf Club Expanded Listing on Purple Unions Here

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Odyssey Yacht Charter – San Pedro, California

Odyssey Yacht Charter

Periodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

If you’re planning a wedding in the Los Angeles area, why not get married on the high seas? Odyssey Yacht offers a USCG-inspected tri-level motor yacht that can carry up to 42 guests.
We can seat 20-25 guests outside on the bow and 10-15 upside on the upper flybridge. There’s comfortable seating and dancing in the main and aft salon.

In the main salon, we have a wet bar and a 52″ television for videos and karaoke. We have an ipod connection where you can play your own music through the speakers on all levels.

Self catering is also allowed – save a lot of money by bringing your own alcohol and food, if you want. DJs can connect their equipment too – we do everything we can to make things easy for you.

We welcome weddings, bachelor/bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinners, and any other type of celebration. We offer both Catalina trips and overnight honeymoon trips.

During the daytime, we can anchor off of beautiful Palos Verdes point, or off Long Beach harbor – swim off of the swim step in the rear of the yacht!

The yacht can sleep 6-8 on overnight trips – travel up and down the coast of Southern California, or south into Mexico.

We’re very liberal and will do what we can to help you have a fantastic time.

We can pick you up in Redondo Beach, Long Beach, San Pedro and Newport Beach. Barbara and her crew are very gay friendly and truly enjoy entertaining on Odyssey and welcome everyone to enjoy themselves. Odyssey’s motto is “If you have a dream, we will fullfil it.”

See the Odyssey Yacht Charter Expanded Listing on Purple Unions Here

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Tips for Having a Smooth Same-Sex Wedding Ceremony on Wedding Reality Check

Hi there!

Everybody always asks me what’s different about planning gay and lesbian weddings, versus one with one bride and one groom. The answer is that there isn’t really that much difference, it’s just important to make sure that you think through all the little parts and pieces that could be awkward if you try to handle them on the fly.

Tune in to Wedding Reality Check with Sandy Malone podcast HERE and learn what little details can be tricky to navigate if you don’t make decisions in advance. You don’t want to risk offending an important wedding VIP (like one of your moms) because you didn’t think through where and how to seat everybody. There are no rules for how you do it at a same-sex wedding, so if you don’t tell people what’s going on, they won’t know what to expect.

Have a listen and share the podcast with other same-sex couples who may be trying to avoid unnecessary potholes on their trip down the aisle.

Until next time, happy wedding planning from Sandy Malone Weddings & Events!

Sandy