Holyoak & Hanson Wed 5/19/18

Heather Holyoak, daughter of Gary & Penny Holyoak of Globe, AZ and Seth Hanson, son of Roy Poeling & Heather Medlin celebrated their nuptials on May 19th, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Dream Manor’s spring garden sanctuary in Globe, AZ. Jay Petty of Globe, Arizona officiated a heartfelt ceremony as the couple faced each other under a breathtaking sunset. Marissa Wilson of Rhode Island is the bride’s cousin and the Maid of Honor. The adorable flower girl was the groom’s cousin, Serenity of Globe, AZ. RJ Poeling of Globe, AZ, is the groom’s brother and had the honor of being the best man. John Gonzales and Brother in-law Tyler Holyoak of Globe, AZ were the groomsmen. The groom’s nephew Jude, of Mesa, AZ was the ring bearer. A lively reception of approximately 110 friends and family awaited the newlyweds with a warm welcome followed by a graceful dinner inside the Dream Manor Inn’s Tuscany Banquet room. Owner, Carl Williams and DJ Gilbert of Genuine Events, hosted the night’s activities and entertainment. Photos were captured by the talented John Petty of K&K Photography.  Christine Cothrun from Pinal Mountain Flowers provided a lovely flower bouquet. A delightful cake was created by local cake artist, Anita Bolland. The couple will be residing in Globe, AZ after they return from their honeymoon in Hawaii. Seth works for ASARCO as a Mill Mechanic and Heather works for Copper Vista Dental as a Dental Hygienist. We congratulate the new Mr. & Mrs. Hanson on their new journey. May your years together be full of love, happiness, and blessings!

Dewey-Dude Wed 5/12/18

Michaeline Rael Dewey, daughter of the late Julius Smith & the late Greta Dewey of San Carlos, Arizona and Eric Thomas Dude, son of David & Renata Dude of Peridot, Arizona were united in marriage on May 12th, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Dream Manor Inn’s spring garden sanctuary in Globe, Arizona. The bride was walked down the ale by Jonathan Turney, who is been the bride’s parental figure along with his wife, Winema Turney. Dream Manor owner, Rebecca Williams married the couple as they faced a breathtaking sunset and waterfall with friends and family in attendance. Maelena Hammond of San Carlos, Arizona is the bride’s sister and was the Maid of Honor. The bride’s neice, Rheyanna Dude, of San Carlos, Arizona was a bridesmaid. The adorable flower girls were the bride’s nieces, Delavin Thompson & Vada Patten of San Carlos, Arizona. The groom’s brother, Vince Dude of Peridot, Arizona, had the honor of being the best man. The groomsmen were the groom’s nephew, Jahmal Valadez of San Carlos, Arizona. The ringer bearer was the bride’s nephew, Eli Dude of San Carlos, Arizona. Approximately 100 friends and family provided the newlyweds with a passionate welcome followed by a graceful dinner inside the Dream Manor Inn’s Tuscany Banquet room. Entertaining the night’s formalities was Owner, Carl Williams and DJ Gilbert Jacinto from Genuine Events who packed a lively dance floor with music entertainment. John Haggart from Surreal-Images captured the photos. Anita Bolland from Globe, AZ created beautiful and extravagant cake. Eric works at Freeport McMoran as a Heavy Equipment Operator & Michaeline works for the San Carlos Apache Tribe as a Human Resources Specialist. The newlyweds will be residing in Peridot, Arizona. We would like to congratulate the new Mr. & Mrs. Dude on their new journey. We wish you a life full of prosperity, love and happiness and we are grateful you chose the Dream Manor Inn to host your wedding!

Martinez & Branch Wed 4/28/18

Olivia Martinez, daughter of Martin & Maria Martinez of Arizona and Ernie Branch, son of Ernest Branch Sr. & Irma Mae Branch of Compton, California were unified in marriage on April 28th, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Dream Manor Inn’s private garden sanctuary in Globe, Arizona with Miguel Perez, a friend of the couple, officiating a heartfelt ceremony as the beautiful couple stood in front of a gorgeous waterfall with friends and family in attendance. Maria Elena Martinez of Alta Dena, California is the bride’s sister and was the Maid of Honor. The bridesmaids were her friends, Susana Torrea and Lisa Robledo of Pico Rivera, California. Aruna Patel of San Dimas, California. And sister-in-law Marilyn Branch of Lomalinda, California. The lovely flower girls were the bride’s nieces Nevaeh Martinez & Amaya Martinez of Tucson, Arizona. The groom’s friend, Theo Greer of Delaware, had the honor of being the best man. The groomsmen were the groom’s brother Damon Branch Sr. of Compton, California; friends, Ben Carlson of Chandler, Arizona; Guillermo Compillo of Phoenix, Arizona; and Martin Torrea of Pico Rivera, California. Daman Branch Jr. of Compton, California is the groom’s nephew was the ring bearer. Approximately 130 friends and family awaited the newlyweds with a vivacious welcome followed by an elegant dinner inside the Dream Manor Inn’s Tuscany Banquet room. Entertaining the night’s formalities was Owner, Carl Williams and DJ Gilbert Jacinto from Genuine Events who packed a lively dance floor with music entertainment. The talented John Haggart from Surreal-Images captured the photos. Tony Salcido from A&A Films provided videography. Pinal Mountain Flowers owned by Christie Cothrun and Cindy Cothrun presented elegant floral arrangements and centerpieces. Anita Bolland from Globe, AZ created beautiful and extravagant cake. Ernie works for Powerhouse Technology as President of Operations and Olivia works for Symbia Logistics as a Corporate Recruiter. The newlyweds will be residing in Buckeye, AZ. We would like to congratulate the new Mr. & Mrs. Branch on their new journey. We wish you a life full of prosperity, love and happiness and we are thankful you chose the Dream Manor Inn to host your wedding!

What Makes A US Military Weddings Different From Other Weddings

Whoever took part in or has witnessed a military wedding knows that there are lots of things that set them apart from the ordinary, ‘’civilian’’, weddings. If you’ve never had a chance to attend one such ceremony, don’t worry. In this article, we will mention a couple of things that differentiate a military wedding from a regular one. Wedding Location First of all, don’t be surprised to hear that the wedding takes place somewhere unusual – military base for example. Since lots of people serving in the military are having a hard time organizing and planning anything ahead due to deployments, sometimes this is the only way for them to have a ceremony. On the other hand, if a couple is fortunate enough to choose their own location, they might pick some more traditional venues, such as Dream Manor Inn for example. Dress Code Almost everything that makes military weddings stand out in a certain way has to do with military traditions. Same goes for dress code which can be seen on these ceremonies. You are about to see lots of Army uniforms, emblems, medals, ribbons, or even custom challenge coins presented at one such wedding. People serving the Army are expected to appear in their uniforms, even if we are talking about the groom or bride themselves. It’s a matter of choice since the bride can opt to wear her usual wedding dress if she doesn’t want to be married in the uniform. In that case, (jokingly) wearing at least military boots underneath the dress is a must. On the other hand, giving out challenge coin is an emerging trend in military weddings, an expert in the subject matter Embleholics shares. Coins are to be presented to the guests – although guests who are not in the military probably would not feel the same goosebumps as the military personnel. Custom and unique challenge coins symbolizing something for the happy couple can be made. Arch of Sabers Performing traditional rundown beneath the arch of drawn swords or sabers is truly a sight to behold for everyone present at the wedding. Instead of throwing rose lattices at the newly-wed couple, this goes hand-in-hand with the military-themed wedding. Cutting Cake It’s only at military weddings where you’re likely to witness the bride and groom cutting their cake using a sword or any other themed blade which is not a kitchen knife. Also,... Continue reading →

Ashlyn Hooten, daughter of Philip & Brenda Hooten of Flagstaff, AZ and Michael Thille, son of Chris Thille & Michele Walvick of Phoenix, AZ were unified in marriage on April 7th, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Dream Manor Inn’s private sanctuary in Globe, AZ. Larmie Mowry, is the couple’s friend and officiated the ceremony as the beautiful couple stood together in front of a beautifully decorated arch with friends and family in attendance. During the unity ceremony, Michael & Ashlyn cracked open a geode to celebrate their marriage. Kristin Hooten of Flagstaff, AZ; is the bride’s sister and was the Maid of Honor. The bridesmaids were sister-in-law Mellissa Ybarra; friends, Alena Thomas of Flagstaff, Melissa Ybarra of Phoenix, AZ; Rebecca Harkness of Flagstaff, AZ and Danielle Taran of Prescott, AZ. The adorable flower girl was the groom’s niece, Olivia Ybarra of Phoenix, AZ. The groom’s brother in law, Gabe Ybarra of Phoenix, AZ, had the honor of being the best man. The groomsmen were the groom’s friends, Aaron Blair, Mark Buchanan, Nemanja Terzic of Phoenix, AZ; and the groom’s brother in law, Brandon Hooten of Flagstaff, AZ. The ringer bearer was Gavin Ybarra of Phoenix, AZ is the groom’s nephew. Approximately 80 friends and family awaited the newlyweds with a vivacious welcome followed by an elegant dinner inside the Dream Manor Inn’s Tuscany Banquet room. Entertaining the night’s formalities was Owner, Carl Williams and DJ Gilbert Jacinto from Genuine Events who packed a lively dance floor with music entertainment. The talented John Petty from K&K Photography captured photos. Anita Bolland from Globe, AZ created beautiful and extravagant cake. The bride created the lovely décor. Florals were provided by Country Couture Flowers The couple work at Freeport McMoran as Mine Engineers. After a honeymoon vacation to Cancun, the newlyweds will be residing in Morenci, AZ. We would like to congratulate the new Mr. & Mrs. Thille on their new journey. We wish you a life full of prosperity, love and happiness and we are thankful you chose the Dream Manor Inn to host your wedding!