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At Katherine’s Daughter Events, we make dreams come true! Take a look and see what fits your needs. We have twelve solid years of experience with weddings, non profit fundraisers, events big and small.

“Day of Wedding” Coordination

Our most popular service! Let us help you enjoy your big day. Years of experience insure a quiet, calm administration of your own special ideas and wishes. Service includes two personal planning sessions (no extra charge for mileage if within the Moon/Robinson Twp area), one venue/site visit, and eight hours of wedding day supervision. Give yourself a break, let us handle the “day of” implementation and take the stress off! Our standard fee begins at $750 and depends on the degree of detail and guest count. Initial consultation* is $25 and includes a full bid within 48 hours. Consultation fee applied to your account upon acceptance of us as your wedding coordinator. Convenient payment plan and/or credit card billing available.

*by phone or in person (preferably) in the Airport West area.

Here’s what this service includes:

Three to Six Months Prior to Wedding Day:

  • Meet with Bride and Groom at least twice to review all details and logistics planned for the wedding day
  • Touch base with all vendors in the month leading up to the wedding to confirm arrival time and any special needs (electrical, etc)
  • Go with Bride and Groom for their final walk through at the venue before the wedding day
  • Email all vendors a timeline the week of the wedding
  • Attend the rehearsal and coordinate all ceremony details with the officiant

Wedding Day:

Prior to Reception

  • Greet vendors and instruct them as to where to set up (i.e. band/DJ, florist, baker and caterer)
  • Make sure Cocktail Hour and Reception décor is set up according to plan
  • Make sure all flowers are set up according to floral order
  • Make sure reception décor is set up according to plan
  • For outdoor tents, make certain that lighting is arranged and working appropriately
  • Meet with catering staff to confirm food timeline
  • Arrange escort cards
  • Set up guest book, cake cutting utensils, and champagne flutes
  • Set up table numbers and menu cards
  • Set up any amenities baskets in guest restrooms
  • Set up favor table or place favors at individual seats
  • Assist catering and/or venue staff with remaining setup needs
  • Look over guest tables and head table to confirm they are set up properly
  • Review final set up before guest arrival

Ceremony Management

  • Ensure florist has delivered and set up all Ceremony floral arrangements
  • Distribute all flowers to remaining bridal party and family members
  • Set up programs and other Ceremony items i.e. guest book, unity candles, and send off items
  • Ensure that Ceremony musicians have arrived and direct them as to where to set up
  • Ensure that Ushers/Groomsmen arrive on time and are ready to escort guests
  • Ensure designated attendants arrive on time and are ready to pass out programs and assist with the guest book
  • Alert Ushers/Groomsmen as to when to begin escorting guests to their seats
  • Coordinate with the Ceremony officiator to determine signals or cues that will begin the Ceremony
  • Communicate a ‘Countdown to I Do’ with the wedding party members as the day progresses
  • Handle any emergencies that may arise
  • Line up the bridal party for their entrances down the aisle
  • Cue Ceremony musicians when bridal party is ready to begin processional
  • Gather family and bridal party for photos after the Ceremony
  • Transport items from the Ceremony location to the Reception venue and store any items not needed at the Reception (If needed)

Reception Management

  • Ensure proper flow of Cocktail Hour food and drinks
  • Encourage guests to take their seats at the appropriate time
  • Help guests locate their escort cards and dining tables
  • Locate Bride, Groom and wedding party and instruct them to stay to the side of main dining room until they receive cue for their introduction
  • Cue band, DJ or designated emcee when the majority of guests have found their tables and Bride and Groom are ready to be introduced
  • Cue band/DJ, photographer, videographer and immediate family members of the Bride and Groom when important events take place at reception (i.e. first dance, parent dances, cake cutting, and toasts)
  • Cue Father of the Bride, Best Man and Maid of Honor when they are about to be announced for toasts
  • Know the catering service’s schedule, and help ensure that guests are served at the appointed time
  • Distribute final payments/gratuities to vendors at the end of the night
  • Prevent and fix any problems that may arise during the event
  • Remain easily accessible through the entire event in case there are any details the Bride & Groom would like attended to
  • Collect gifts and personal décor items and ensure they reach the designated family member, room and/or vehicle
  • Coordinate Reception departure transportation and/or send off

Graduation Parties, Anniversaries, Baby or Bridal Showers

 

Whether you’re planning a graduation party for your son or daughter, a wedding or baby shower for a close friend, you’re busy! Let us help you with all the details. Will it be in your back yard or will you rent a community center, hall or pavilion? What would you like to serve? How much food will you need? How will you decorate for this special event? Let us help you figure it all out! Use the handy contact tab and send us an email today.

Non Profit Fundraisers or Other Special Events

We have a strong background in non profit events including religious and grass root fundraisers. Use the contact form and we’ll arrange a visit to discuss your needs. Let us help you raise money for your charitable organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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