Military Couples to Receive Complimentary Wedding Plus Other Vacation Packages to Honor Their Service and Dedication

Share Article

Three military couples will be honored with prizes from A Salute to Our Soldiers this year. Couples are invited to to submit their love stories through January 31, 2014 for a chance to win.

You have protected the American Dream, now it's time for your dream to come true!

Three couples will be honored:

1. Complimentary Vermont wedding held at The Barn at Boyden Farm with catering by the Essex Resort and Spa. This couple will also receive a Rehearsal Brunch at Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Center with catering by Sugarsnap plus many other services and gifts to complete this dream wedding.

2. Romantic get-a-away weekend at The Mountain Top Inn & Resort in Chittenden, Vermont.

3. Adventure-packed weekend at The Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vermont.

To be considered for these prizes, military men and women, nationwide, are encouraged to submit their love stories at through 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. Three entries will be selected from all the submissions to be part of the online voting portion of the contest. As of February 14th, contest followers can go to to vote for their favorite love story. The winning couples will be announced on March 15th, 2014.

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.

Last year, the group gave a complimentary wedding to Courtney Beaulieu and Scott McCullough. The winter wonderland wedding took place on December 15, 2013 at the Mountain Top Inn and Resort in Chittenden, Vermont. To learn more about Courtney and Scott, visit Co-founders Jackie Watson and Lorin Holmes wanted to be able to offer more than just one gift to one deserving couple. With pride and excitement, Jackie explains, “This year three couples will tell us their heartfelt stories and will walk away with wonderful memories provided by these incredible Vermont professionals! I am simply thrilled about what we have started here!”

The participating businesses for the 2014 A Salute to Our Soldiers include:

•The Barn at Boyden Farm
•Barrie Fisher Photographers
•Blue Toad Flower Shop
•Boucher Visuals - Cinematography
•Caketopia Cakes
•Creative Muse Floral Design
•Christa Alexandra Designs
•Dayve Huckett
•ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center
•The Essex Resort and Spa
•Hawley’s Florist
•Hazen Metro - Bagpipes
•Jay Peak Resort
•Jonathan Couture Photography
•Keepsakes by Nana
•Kim Martin Photography
•Kuerth Creative
•The Mountain Top Inn & Resort
•New Leaf Organics
•Photobooth Planet
•Salon Elixir
•Snowflake Cupcakes
•Top Hat Entertainment
•Vermont Tent Company
•Vermont Vows Magazine

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 our website to learn more about The 2013 A Salute to Our Soldiers couple, Scott and Courtney who were married on December 15, 2013.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Lorin Holmes

Jackie Watson
A Salute to Our Soldiers
since: 11/2012
Like >
Visit website