Saturday, July 23, 2022

It Was Always You!

SSE closed out July 2022 with Christopher & Carrie’s wedding reception at Roma Lodge in Racine!  Following their early afternoon service at Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, an intimate gathering of family and friends came out to celebrate with the happy couple.  Raquel did a lovely job putting together three separate slideshow presentations, which highlighted the special moments in Chris & Carrie’s journey.  Briana, Sarah, and the staff at the Roma Lodge provided excellent service for everyone behind the bar and during dinner – we really appreciate their hard work and assistance!  Following first dances, we had plenty of time to let loose and have a blast with this great group of people.  Big thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate, and big congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Braun!

Friday, July 22, 2022

You & Me!

SSE’s Silver Summer continued with Quinshaw & Paige’s lovely wedding service and reception at Circa on Seventh!  We were excited to provide their music and entertainment, and honored to officiate their marriage ceremony as well!  It was great getting to know these two throughout the planning process.  Meeting in person beforehand helped us learn about their journey as a couple, and incorporate their unique love story into the service.  They spoke their vows from the heart, and brought happy tears to everyone in attendance.  After the nuptials, the excellent crew at Circa on Seventh prepared the room for dinner service, while guests enjoyed craft cocktails and passed appetizers.  When it came time for the garter and bouquet toss, Quinshaw had a special surprise in store for everyone, and brought the house down!  Big thanks to Sophia, Maddie, Kayla, Keith, Kaycee, Shannon Z Photography, and the amazing wedding party who helped make it all happen.  We’ll never forget this one…congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Gentle!

Saturday, July 16, 2022

From This Moment!

Roma Lodge in Racine was the location of Dan & Anjel’s exciting wedding reception!  Briana and the crew at Roma did an amazing job preparing for the celebration, and everything went flawlessly!  We kicked things off with an NBA-style grand march, including a special appearance by the “referee” for the night…T-Rex!  Anjel’s brother Pete wasn’t able to attend in person, but recorded a funny and heartfelt speech which we played for all to hear and enjoy.  Following the family-style dinner service, we filled up the dance floor and had a blast with this super-fun group!  It was great seeing so many old friends and familiar faces, what a great night!  Big thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate - congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Mears!

Friday, July 15, 2022

Hunting For A Cure!

For the 22nd consecutive year, SSE was honored to serve as DJ & MC at the Relay For Life of Racine!  This year’s theme was “Hunting For A Cure.”  Vocalist Sara Jurkiewicz kicked things off with the National Anthem, and our event lead Amy Helvick presented the opening ceremonies.  Amanda Lipke served as our Honorary Survivor and inspired everyone with her testimonials and stories.  Later in the night, the Luminary Ceremony provided a chance to remember and reflect, and we were all treated to amazing live music performances from Maddie Bailey and Isaac Lundberg.  Events like Relay remind us why we can never stop raising funds and fighting back against cancer.  Thanks to the entire Event Leadership Team for their hard work, they are truly rock stars!  Walk On!

Saturday, July 9, 2022

How Sweet It Is!

SSE returned to the party room at Buckets Pub in Racine for Kelly’s Sweet 60th Birthday Bash!  We’ve been friends with the Martyn family and their extended crew for as long as we can remember.  In fact, we were honored to celebrate Kelly’s big 5-0 in the same room 10 years ago!  Guests came from near and far to share memories and enjoy fellowship, fun, food, and dancing!  We were happy to sprinkle in anecdotes and stories about our guest of honor throughout the evening, and follow her journey through the decades.  We had an absolute blast sharing the night with so many friends, what a great night!  Big thanks to Scott, Heather, Leah, Tammy, and everyone who came out to give their best wishes to the birthday girl.  We love ya, Kel!