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Honoring Family Legacy During Engagement Season

Honoring Family Legacy During Engagement Season

As the nation gears up for the most popular engagement dates of the year, Wedgewood Weddings & Events celebrates its rich family heritage under the stewardship of the Zaruka family. Founded in 1986 by John and Linda Zaruka, and now led by their son Bill, the company has become a beacon of love and tradition in the wedding industry.

The Zaruka Family: A Foundation of Love and Commitment

John and Linda Zaruka's vision for a more joyful, stress-free wedding planning experience laid the groundwork for what Wedgewood Weddings & Events is today.

We started this venture with a simple idea – to make wedding planning about joy and celebration," shares John Zaruka. "We’ve always offered value, service, and convenience – what we call ValSerVenience – to all couples. Now, seeing our commitment to extraordinary customer service flourish, guided by our son, Bill since 2020, and touching thousands of lives, has been our greatest reward."

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Embracing Tradition in Engagement Season

Engagement season, spanning from late December to Valentine's Day, holds a special place in the hearts of many. The most popular days for proposals in the USA – Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, and Valentine’s Day – are steeped in tradition and family values. These dates, accounting for 40% of all engagements in the U.S., are more than just calendar entries; they are imbued with traditions and a sense of togetherness that make them ideal for proposals.

Linda Zaruka reflects on this trend, "There's something timeless about traditional engagements. These dates, surrounded by loved ones and festive spirit, remind us why being traditional is fun. It's about shared moments, creating memories, and starting a new chapter amidst the warmth of the holiday season."

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Why Tradition Matters

The popularity of these dates isn't just about convenience; it's a nod to the importance of family, heritage, and shared joy. In a world that's rapidly evolving, these traditional moments offer a comforting sense of continuity and connection – values deeply embedded in Wedgewood Weddings & Events' approach to every event they plan.

A Legacy of Love and Expertise

As Wedgewood Weddings & Events marks its 38th anniversary, it stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of family, tradition, and love.

"Our journey has always been about more than just events; it's about building a legacy of love," says Bill Zaruka, CEO. "This engagement season, we're excited to help new couples start their journey, wrapped in the joy and tradition that our family has cherished for decades."

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As engagement season peaks, Wedgewood Weddings & Events, led by the Zaruka family for 38 years, is at the heart of these cherished moments. This time of year, filled with proposals and new beginnings, aligns perfectly with the company's mission: to make each wedding a unique celebration of love and family. With traditions that span from Christmas to Valentine's Day, Wedgewood Weddings & Events is dedicated to turning these special dates into memorable experiences for couples. It's not just about planning events; it's about creating lasting memories and celebrating love in its most genuine form.

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