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Kristin Carty and Joe Melograno
Oct. 31, 2015
Chapel on the Hill, Lake Geneva, WI

GENERAL
Couple’s name: Kristin Carty and Joe Melograno 
Wedding date: October 31, 2015 
Wedding location: Chapel on the Hill, Lake Geneva

ABOUT THE COUPLE
How they met: Kristin and Joe met while working at Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL. 
How he proposed: Joe proposed on the morning of the first Chicago Bears game of the 2014 season.
Bride’s occupation: Horizon Pharma, Lake Forest, Ill. 
Groom’s occupation: Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, Ill.

THE CEREMONY
The ceremony: Officiated by Jeff Quinto at Chapel on the Hill, Lake Geneva 
The gown: Maggie Sottero 
The bouquet: Pesche’s Greenhouse, Lake Geneva 
The theme: Elegant Fall Romance 

THE WEDDING PARTY
Maid of honor: Payton Carty 
Bridesmaids: Nicole Zeller, Lindsday Porter, Kelly Welsh, Sarah Green, Sammy Vera and Ann Klaus 
Best man: Eddie Zirbel 
Groomsmen: Luke Melograno, Josh Zeller, Ryan Linker, Matt Jacobsen, Bryan Royce and Jared Adams 

THE RECEPTION
Number of guests: 225 
The reception: The Riviera Ballroom, Lake Geneva 
The cake: Celebration on Wells 
First song: “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri 
The menu: Catered by Celebration on Wells, a variety of locally grown Wisconsin produce 
What made the day unique: “The day came together beautifully. It was very special to have all of our family and friends together celebrating our marriage. Although it rained for most of the day, we agree with David Viscott when he proclaimed, ‘To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.’” 
Most touching moment of the day: Exchanging vows in front of their loved ones. 
Honeymoon destination: Ocho Rios, Jamaica 













Photographer:
Parisi Photography

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Aerodef Videography

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Wild Roots Salon, Salem

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Rasmussen Diamonds, Racine

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