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Your wedding ceremony is something I care deeply about. It would be my pleasure to meet or speak with you about your special day.
I enjoy presiding over marriages and helping new couples take their first steps as a family. I work closely with a couple to construct the perfect ceremony for them.
Renewing vows is a meaningful way to look forward while celebrating the past.
Commitment ceremonies are an alternative to a legal ceremony. They are filled with joy and Hope for a bright future. After all, isn't commitment what any ceremony is about?
Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
Getting to know a couple before their wedding date brings warmth to the ceremony. Very available for questions
Do you have a favorite story from your work?
Officiating at a steam punk wedding. It was hard to keep my eyes off the guests, I had never seen such interesting costumes.
How did you decide to get in your line of work?
I have worked with couples for twenty years as a wedding planner, coordinator and manager at Cypress Grove. The next step into officiating was a perfect fit for me.
What do you like most about your job?
The joy and hope I see in couples faces. It is special and new every time.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
How long is the ceremony? It can take from 10 to 20 minutes, depending on their choices
What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
It takes preparation and organization to prepare for a ceremony. Every couple is unique and important.
What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
I have provided same sex couples with commitment ceremonies in the past and now am delighted to being able to provide them with a legal marriage as of January 6th, 2015!
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Val is such a beautiful, kind person and puts her heart and soul in to every wedding she performs, I have know her for many years and would 100% endorse her to any couple looking for an officiant. Katherine Imundi, Wedding Officiant.
Valerie is just the BEST! She gives 100% for her couples. Contact her and she will take a great care of your ceremony. You can't go wrong with Florida Wedding Officiant aka Valerie.
It is always a pleasure to work with Val because she is professional, personable, and really enjoys her work. She goes out of her way to make sure the wedding ceremony runs smoothly. I highly recommend Florida Wedding Officiant!