Bridal Show planned for February 8 at Maryville College

Bridal Show planned for February 8 at Maryville College

Several vendors from local businesses will gather at Maryville College on Feb. 8 to show brides-to-be, bridegrooms-to-be and other guests what is available for weddings in 2003 and beyond.

Vendors include caterers, photographers, florists, decorating consultants, wedding entertainers, bridal attire salespersons and travel agents.

Members of Maryville College’s chapter of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and other MC students will be modeling dresses and other bridal attire.

Door prizes will be awarded.

WHO: Maryville College chapter of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.

WHAT: Bridal Show (Theme: “A Match Made in Heaven”).

WHEN: Saturday, February 8, from 4 until 6 p.m.

WHERE: Isaac’s café in Bartlett Hall on the MC campus.

WHY: A proceeds go to InterVarsity, members of whom are raising money for four summer mission trips: One to Guatemala, one to Tajikistan (former Soviet country), one to Orlando, Fla., and another to Tampa, Fla.

HOW: Advance tickets are $5, which can be purchased at Elegant Alternatives in Midland Plaza in Alcoa. Tickets purchased at the door are $10. For more information or to order tickets, contact Sandra Harrison at 865.977.1647.

Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the fall 2016 semester is 1,197.