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An Authentic Western Wedding In Madden, Alberta

  |   By Jaimie Goldstein

For Navada and Denny, a rodeo cowboy, a night out with friends at Ranchman’s—Calgary’s favourite country bar—led to true love. Exactly five years later, this country couple said “I do” at an authentic western wedding in the Madden Community Center. At this unique western wedding celebration guests were treated to homemade desserts and personalized steak rub favours, and Denny and his groomsmen donned tuxedo jackets and blue jeans. “Our pastor was a cowboy poet—he brought such personality and genuine cowboy spirit to our western wedding ceremony, which really made it a memorable day,” says Navada. For their honeymoon, the two flew to Kelowna, B.C. (and Denny competed in a nearby rodeo the weekend after their wedding!).

Navada Russell and Denny Phipps, August 27, 2011, Madden, Alberta.

Photography courtesy of of Scott Gage Photography (www.scottgage.ca)

Vendors
Ceremony and reception location: Madden Community Centre
Dress: Angelina Faccenda from Ethos Bridal
Bridal party attire: David's Bridal
Groom’s tux: Derks Formals Caterer: Madden Lions Club
Cake: Made by family; Homemade pies made by bride and groom's mothers Music: Jump Up Entertainment
Hair: Julie Black from Angles
Flowers: Just For You Flowers and More ([email protected]) Stationery: DIY Favours: Spice jars filled with steak rub, made by Navada and Denny’s families

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This article was originally published on Nov 26, 2012
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