JLBride – Not Your Average Wedding Show (10/12/05)

Cherie Bosarge-Dutton (JLB)
12 October 2005


Press Contacts:

Cherie Bosarge-Dutton
The Junior League of Boston
Manager of Communications
Tel: (617) 338-2947
Email: cdutton@sandw.com


The Women of the Junior League of Boston have seen it all – any they have hand-picked Boston’s best to help area brides prepare for their special day.

BOSTON (October 12, 2005) – The more than 1,300 women of the Junior League of Boston realize that preparing for a wedding includes more than selecting flowers, invitations, and a cake. These days, it may also take require hiring a “wedding-ready” personal trainer, adopting a day-long skin care regimen, or taking dance lessons to learn the waltz.

The JLB has thought of all of this and more, and they are brining it all together for one evening to help the women of Boston plan their perfect wedding. Whether engaged, thinking about getting engaged, or just acting as Maid of Honor for the first time, the JLB has collected bridal specialists that most other wedding shows miss – as well as all the standard “must haves” – onWednesday, October 19th at The Colonnade Hotel from 6-9 p.m., 120 Huntington Ave., Boston, for JLBride.

In addition, JLBride will host a Vera Wang Fashion Show by L’elite and bridesmaid fashion show by Flair Bridesmaid will at 7 p.m. and Jodi R.R. Smith of Mannersmith will teach a quick “bridal etiquette” session at 7:30 p.m.

If this isn’t enough to entice every bride, there will also be complimentary wine, champagne and hors d’eouvres at the mock reception as well as a chance to win a platinum and diamond wedding band from Long’s Jewelers.

About the Junior League of Boston

The Junior League of Boston (JLB) was established in 1907 by women interested in educating young women in the social and industrial problems of the city. Among its achievements in the last 99 year, the JLB has produced a nationally recognized film for its contributions to public understanding of the mentally challenged; established the Good Grief program, which was turned over to the Boston University School of Medicine; and established WIRE, the Women’s Informational Referral and Educational Service. Today, the Junior League of Boston has 18 community projects focused on the Health and Education of Women and Children. Through these projects, the JLB collaborates with agencies such as Bridge Over Troubled Waters, the Department of Social Services, and The Boys & Girls Clubs. In 2004, JLB volunteers gave an estimated 14,000 hours of direct service to the greater Boston community.

The JLB is an organization of over 1,300 women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Boston is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. which includes nearly 300 Leagues in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and England. For more information about the Junior League of Boston, call 617-536-9640 or visit www.jlboston.org.