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Small Weddings “Traditions Part 3”

July 15, 2011

Throwing Rice Showering the couple with rice is an ancient tradition.  As rice is considered a life giving seed, it is thought that by throwing it on the couple they will be bestowed with fertility and have many children.  Many churches now forbid it on their property, but there are some safe alternatives to throwing […]

Small Weddings “Traditions Part 2”

July 14, 2011

White Bridal Dress Wearing white dates back to Victorian times when Queen Victoria abandoned the usual royal tradition of wearing a silver gown, instead choosing to wear white.  Before that time brides simply wore their best gown, rather than a special wedding dress.  The popularity of white can also be attributed to its symbolizing purity […]

We Support “East Brady Riverfest 2011”

July 14, 2011

July 15 – July 17, 2011 26th annual Riverfest, something for everyone young and old. Firemen’s parade, food and craft vendors, live music, rides and games for children, fireworks by Cartwright, an auction, poker run on the river, car cruise sponsored by Butler Street Machine Association, That Guy With The Birds Show, motorcycle dice run […]

Small Weddings “Traditions Part 1”

July 13, 2011

Old, New, Borrowed, Blue The saying, Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue is a popular rhyme that has been used since the Victorian age.  The “something old” represents the bond to the bride’s family and her old life.  “Something new” represents the couple’s new life together and their future hope for happiness, prosperity […]

We Support ” Venango Area Chamber of Commerce”

July 12, 2011

Venango Area Chamber of Commercewill hold it’sAnnual Oil Hertitage Festival Basket Raffle Winning tickets will be drawn during the finale concert on Sunday evening July 24, 2011 Baskets will be displayed at the Oil Heritage Headquarters which will be open Saturday July 16, 2011 and Monday July 18 through Sunday July 24, 2011

Small Weddings “Wedding Traditions”

July 11, 2011

Today’s popular wedding traditions have changed over hundreds, even thousands of years of people joining together in some form of matrimony.  Some wedding traditions that have endured are based on blessing the couple with good luck, others are a means for the couple to convey their feelings for one another.  Regardless of the wedding tradition […]

We Support “The Third Annual Teeing Off For T”

July 5, 2011

Saturday July 23, 2011atRolling Fields Golf Club, Murrysville, PA Clinical Research Services Office of Western PA Hospitals Third annual “Teeing Off For T, Thomas J. Walsh Memorial Golf Outing” Thomas J. Walsh was a former patient of WPCI and a partner with Blase Santoriello owned the Rolling Fields Golf Club.  WPCI along with family and […]