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Blissful Wishes Ball November 1, 2011

Blissful Wishes Ball November 1, 2011

The Chicago Chapter of Wish Upon a Wedding would like to extend an invitation to you to join us for the Second Annual Blissful Wishes Ball on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel!!!! To puchase tickets for this event, click here!!!!   ...

Gene & Georgetti’s 70th Anniversary

Gene & Georgetti’s 70th Anniversary

Ever wonder what a night at Gene & Georgetti’s would have been like back in the 1940’s? Well, this past July the MDE team had the privilege of recreating this experience for the restaurant’s 70th anniversary event. For those unfamiliar, Gene & Georgetti is one...

6 Things You Don’t Know About: Courtney Gerring

6 Things You Don’t Know About: Courtney Gerring

Before my official departure from MDE, I would like to share 6 things you don't know about me, and a short farewell to all of the fabulous and talented industry professionals that I have had the opportunity to work with over the past year. 1. My childhood best friend...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About: Sasha Vincent

6 Things You Didn’t Know About: Sasha Vincent

Sasha Vincent's mantra, "born to be glitzy" seems to parallel her shining business, Bedazzle My Bonbons. Sasha is the founder and President of BMB. Originally hailing from the United Kingdom, her British cheekiness combined with her entrepreneurial streak spawned her...

Green Acres is the place for me!…On the Farm, and lovin’ It!

Green Acres is the place for me!…On the Farm, and lovin’ It!

“Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.” Bo Bennet Here at Michelle Durpetti Events, we love our job! Which is a really good thing, because we work - alot! And, when you do something continuously, staying inspired is an...

6 Things You Don’t Know About: ROBYN TORNABENI

6 Things You Don’t Know About: ROBYN TORNABENI

Happy Labor Day Weekend MDE Followers! Hope everyone is enjoying their extra day off. We know we are! This week we are divulging 6 Things You Don't Know About Robyn Tornabeni, a fabulous, down to earth,  established Chicago hair stylist (and dear friend of ours!), and...

Laura & Nate’s Wedding – July 3, 2011

Laura & Nate’s Wedding – July 3, 2011

Laura and Nate's wedding was vibrant, colorful, and full of life, just like their chosen venue, CARNIVALE. The downtown restaurant features authentic Latino cuisine -- flavored with the spice of life! A vast array of dishes were served at the wedding, with delicacies...

6 Things You Don’t Know About: JIM VERRAROS

6 Things You Don’t Know About: JIM VERRAROS

This week MDE is uncovering 6 Things You Don't Know About Jim Verraros, the Executive Vice President of Luxury Bridal Expo - Chicago/Milwaukee. For some background information on this one of a kind show, Bridal Expo is a one-stop shopping experience where industry...

Bonnie & John – June 25, 2011

Bonnie & John – June 25, 2011

Bonnie and John had a lovely wedding day at Loft on Lake on June 25, 2011. These two lovebirds exchanged nuptials in a ceremony in the round setting. For those readers who are unsure what the setting is, a ceremony in the round is when the bride and groom are featured...

6 things you don’t know about me: Michelle Durpetti

6 things you don’t know about me: Michelle Durpetti

Originally, when friends and fellow planners kept telling me two years ago that I NEEDED a blog and HAD to have one I would always have the overwhelming desire to hide under a table. A BLOG!? ME?! OH GEEZ. What would I say?!       But I knew they were right,...

Customer Service; Noun…definition??

Customer Service; Noun…definition??

Customer service, in the dictionary, is defined as "assistance and other resources that a company/business provides to the people who buy/use its products/services. This seems pretty cut and dry, black and white, plain as day...however customer service is really...

A mid summer night’s look back…. at summer so far …

A mid summer night’s look back…. at summer so far …

As I am sitting in my house on this lovely summer night in August, computer on my lap, answering emails, updating the company facebook page (and of course my own) I began thinking about how much can happen in a year...and what a year it has been! Last year at this...

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