Saturday, August 20, 2011

'Big Easy Brides' brings the French Quarter Wedding Chapel to the world

"Statistically speaking, marriage may be about as sound a bet as a coin flip, so why not have a little fun with the entry ritual?

That’s been the business plan for the French Quarter Wedding Chapel on Burgundy Street for a decade-plus, and business has been very good. "

Check out the chapel here.

Volunteer goes the extra mile to end domestic violence

"As the application deadline loomed for vendors who want to participate in a fundraising event in Bel Air next month, Hazel U. Hopkins fretted that a favorite caterer might have forgotten to sign up.

So she drove an application to the business in Kingsville, waited for the owner to fill it out and then returned it to the offices of SARC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending domestic violence, in Bel Air."

Read more about Hazel here.