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February 1, 2012

Real Wedding Wednesday

By sdwedding

Audra Sword & Charlie Gillespie
Grande Colonial

A job interview at a new company brought Charlie Gillespie into Audra Sword’s life.  But it was a well-planned proposal at The Grand Colonial where Audra agreed to be Charlie’s wife.  Knowing that family was of utmost importance to Audra, Charlie arranged to have both sets of parents involved in the surprise. One year later, against the beauty of the La Jolla coast, the couple returned to that same location to celebrate their new life united as one.  A seaside reception followed with an upbeat vibe and plenty of dancing into the evening.

 Audra’s Advice: 

“Almost all wedding budgets are exceeded, 
so be sure to have some cushion room and really 
focus on what is most important to you both as a couple.”

Ceremony and Reception Venue Grand Colonial 
Coordinator Rachel Wood 
Officiant Kevin King 
Photography Cary Pennington 
Florist Designworks Florals 
Linens Classic Party Rentals

Catering NINE-TEN 
Wedding Cake Michele Coulon 
Invitations/Stationery Wedding Paper Divas 
Hair and Make-up Lovestruck 
Makeup Artistry 
Men’s Formalwear Bridal & Tuxedo Galleria 
Jewelry/Rings Sprint Diamonds 
Rentals Classic Party Rentals
Honeymoon and Travel San Pedro, Belize