On Friday we were at the Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport. The event was a wedding reception for Brandon and Jacquelyn Ambrose. Brandon and Jacquelyn were married at 5:30 pm at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Cecil Pennsylvania. Guests began arriving at the Doubletree Hotel shortly after 7:00 pm where they enjoyed cocktails and appetizers as the bridal party posed for pictures with professional photographer Nicholas Bombich of Photos By Nick and Videographer Candace Pieto of Pittsburgh Wedding DVD.
At 8:15 pm we formally introduced the bridal party into the ballroom. For the introductions, Brandon and Jacquelyn had chosen different songs for each of the bridal party members. Here is what they picked:
Parents of the Bride Dale & Sharon Kreuer
Parents of the Groom David & Deborah Ambrose
- “All You Need Is Love” by The Beatles
Bridesmaid Jaimee Ambrose & Groomsman Stephen Kreuer
- “This Is Why I’m Hot” by MIMS
Bridesmaid Jennifer Shuplock & Groomsman Dale Kreuer Jr
- “It’s Not Unusual” by Tom Jones
Bridesmaid Lauren Armitage & Groomsman Greg Cercone
- “The Way I Are” by Timbaland
Bridesmaid Carrie Tenney & Groomsman Kris Hall
- “In Da Club” by 50 Cent
Bridesmaid Dawn Kreuer & Groomsman Joey Masciantonio
- “Party Like A Rock Star” by Shop Boyz
Maid of Honor Vanessa Kreuer & Best Men Jonathan & Matthew Ambrose
- “Yeah” by Usher
Brandon & Jacquelyn Ambrose
- “Crazy In Love” by Beyonce
Brandon and Jacquelyn then cut their wedding cake to the song “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies. Dinner was prepared by the culinary staff at the Doubletree Hotel and was served sit-down style.
After dinner, Brandon and Jacquelyn shared in their first dance together as husband and wife to “Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers. Next, Jacquelyn requested a special dance with her father Mr. Dale Kreuer to “Butterfly Kisses” by Bob Carlisle and then with her mother Mrs. Sharon Kreuer to “A Song For Mama” by Boys II Men. Brandon then danced with his mother Mrs. Deborah Ambrose to “Through The Years” by Kenny Rogers.
Throughout the remainder of the evening, guests danced to music by Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Journey, Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg and more. At 12:30 am we invited all of the guests to share in the last dance of the evening to “Amazed” by Lonestar.