Jaycee Bridal Expo is the largest area bridal show


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Posted Online: Jan. 25, 2013, 1:09 pm
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Press release submitted by Bridal Expo


Davenport, Iowa-In it's 28th year, the Davenport Jaycees Bridal Expo continues to be the region's largest bridal show attracting more than 160 vendors and nearly a 1000 brides among the 3,000 attendees.
The show will be held this Saturday, January 26,2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the RiverCenter in downtown Davenport. Tickets are $8 in advance at all Quad City Hy-Vee locations or can be purchased for $10 at the door.
This year's event will feature large reception and tent decoration displays, hundreds of door prizes for brides and grooms and unique items for outdoor weddings.
"We are proud of our reputation for having the best and biggest bridal event in the region," Chair of the Bridal Expo Heather Hartley said. "We provide an expo that is attractive for vendors and brides to engage, meet and plan beautiful weddings."
The Davenport Jaycees Bridal Expo is organized by all volunteers and is the chapter's largest fundraiser. Proceeds are used to support their charitable initiatives in the local community.
Last year this event won a national award, "Top Project Award for Fundraislng," among roughly 2,000 Jaycee chapters nationwide.
"Being able to receive recognition from the national Jaycee organization really helps to affirm the goals and successes of the Davenport Jaycees chapter, while showing the nation the quality of young professionals that live right here in the Quad-Cities," Hartley said.
Bridal Expo website: www.jcexpo.com
Chapter website: www.davenportjaycee.com


















 



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