Illinois, USA: Marriage Equality Could Mean Boom for Wedding Vendors

Written by scott on January 19th, 2013

Stance Against Marriage Equality is Outdated and WrongAt a Tinley Park wedding show in early January, Creative Cakes bakery raffled off a wedding cake valued at $750. Jim Hickey and David Blatzheim won. “It’s a huge savings,” Blatzheim said.

The Evergreen Park couple are in the throes of planning an elaborate ceremony and reception to celebrate their civil union. Some 130 guests will be invited to the Chateau Bu-Sche in Alsip for the October event.

If Illinois’ proposed marriage law passes in the meantime, Blatzheim said, things will continue according to plan, but they may tweak the text on their ceremony programs. “We’re calling it a wedding, regardless,” Blatzheim said.

Authored By Donna Vickroy – See the Full Story at the Sun Times

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