Vermont Weddings Announces The Barn at Boyden Farm and The Essex Resort & Spa to Host Complimentary Wedding for the 3rd Annual Salute to Our Soldiers

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For the third year A Salute to Our Soldiers to honor our servicemen and women with a complimentary Vermont wedding for one deserving couple.

A Salute to Our Soldiers continues to grow. This year, three deserving couples will be awarded prizes due to the generous support of our wedding vendors.

Fall foliage will be the backdrop for this dream wedding that will take place on October 19th, 2014 at The Barn at Boyden Farm with catering by The Essex Resort & Spa. The contest to find the deserving couple begins on December 15, 2013 and is organized by VT Enchanted Events and

Couples nationwide are encouraged to submit their love stories at between December 15, 2013 and January 31st, 2014. The contest is open to engaged and currently active, reserve, or retired members of the United States Armed Forces – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, or National Guard.

Entries will be reviewed and one couple will be selected to receive a tremendous wedding package for up to 150 guests, hosted on October 19th, 2014 at The Barn at Boyden Farm. This year’s winners will also receive a rehearsal brunch at ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center. Due to the generous spirit of so many Vermont businesses, the group will also award a second prize of a romantic weekend getaway at The Mountain Top Inn & Resort and third prize yet to be determined.

Often, our country’s military personnel miss out on life’s most precious moments due to military commitments, deployments, casualties and injuries. In gratitude for their service, A Salute to Our Soldiers wedding give-away enables Vermont’s wedding vendors to personally say thank you to three commendable couples.

This event grows year after year. The participating businesses for the 2014 A Salute to Our Soldiers include:

  •     The Barn at Boyden Farm
  •     Barrie Fisher Photographers
  •     Blue Toad Flower Shop
  •     Caketopia Cakes
  •     Christa Alexandra Designs
  •     Creative Muse Floral
  •     Cynthea’s Spa
  •     Dayve Huckett
  •     ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center
  •     The Essex Resort & Spa
  •     Hawley’s Florist
  •     Jonathan Couture Photography
  •     Keepsakes by Nana
  •     Kuerth Creative
  •     LoveBuzz Photo
  •     The Mountain Top Inn & Resort
  •     New Leaf Organics
  •     Photobooth Planet
  •     Salon Elixir
  •     Top Hat Entertainment
  •     Vermont Tent Company

About the Organizers:

VT Enchanted Events: Wedding planning that ranges from the bare basics up to complete wedding services tailored to fit all clients. Each individual has their own unique style and flair that they will want for their wedding; the goal is to gain insight and bring it to life and present it like a page turning in a book. After all, this is a love story being told to family, friends, and most important of all, to each other! Vermont’s largest, most comprehensive online directory of wedding resources including locations, professional services, guest accommodations and activities. provides couples with online tools to research, plan and share information about their picture perfect Vermont wedding. Visit us at

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