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Shannon Coleman & Cory Shepardson
April 21, 2012
Kirkbrae Country Club, Lincoln, R.I.

ABOUT THE COUPLE

How they met:
Shannon and Cory met through her brother Chris and his wife, Jodi Coleman.

How he proposed:
Shannon says Cory proposed on the beach in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Bride's education and occupation: Shannon graduated from North Attleboro High School in 1997, and earned a bachelor's degree from Quinnipiac University in 2001. She is an account representative for Sofft Shoe Co., in Andover.

Groom's education and occupation: Cory graduated from Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School in 1999. He is a paramedic/firefighter for the Town of Foxboro.

THE CEREMONY

The ceremony:
The ceremony was held at St. Mary's Church in North Attleboro.

The gown:
Shannon wore a strapless, A-line stretch satin gown that featured a corset closure, an asymmetrical crossover wrap waist and beaded embellishments that sprayed across the neckline. Pleating radiated from a knotted detail beneath the corset.

The bouquet:
Shannon carried a bouquet of white calla lilies.

THE WEDDING PARTY

Matrons of honor: Megan VanDeGiesen and Pamela Clark, friends of the bride.

Best men: Glenn Shepardson Jr., brother of the groom, and Michael McRae, friend of the groom.

Bridesmaids:
Jodi Coleman, sister-in-law of the bride; Melissa D'Ambrosia, cousin; and Kerrin Harris, Brianne Kelleher, Mandi Kelley, Rachel Costanzo, and Nicole Bless, all friends of the bride.

Groomsmen:
Christopher Coleman, brother of the bride; Whitney Mitchell Jr., cousin of the groom; and Michael Kelleher, Donald Treannie, Keith Darling, Eric Blanchette, and Jeffery Begin, all friends of the groom.

Junior Bridesmaids:
Morgan and Kaelin Coleman, nieces of the bride.

Flower girl:
Avery VanDeGiesen and MacKenzie Clark.

Ring bearer:
Glenn Shepardson III, nephew of the groom, and Gavin McRae.

THE RECEPTION

Number of guests:
285.

The reception:
The reception was at Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln, R.I.

The cake:
The couple had a 4-tier white cake with chocolate mousse filling and buttercream frosting.

First song:
"Bless the Broken Road" by Rascal Flatts.

The menu:
Kirkbrae stuffed chicken and salmon were on the wedding menus.

Most touching moment of the day:
The couple said that being surrounded by their family and friends on their special day was the most touching part of their wedding day.

Honeymoon destination:
The couple stopped in the Bahamas, St. Thomas and St. Maarten on board Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas
















Ceremony location:
St. Mary's Church, North Attleboro

Reception location:
Kirkbrae Country Club

Photographer:
Eloquent Images by Curtiss

Event coordinator:
Tiffany Marsocci

Cake designer/bakery:
Dyane's Sweet Tooth

Caterer:
Lake Pearl Luciano's

Florist/floral designer:
Judy's Village Flowers did the bridal flowers and Nolan's Florist provided the centerpieces

Hair stylist:
Irmgard's Salon and Spa, Cumberland, R.I.

Makeup artist:
Mariolga Pantazopoulous, Define Beauty

DJ:
Unique Sounds John Smith

Officiant:
The Rev. David Costa

Bridal shop:
Bridal and Gift at Shear style

Tuxedo shop:
Men's Warehouse

Transportation:
Emerald Square Limo