By Dan Shapley
Group Searches For New Couple, After First Chose Not To Tie The Knot
A group in Philadelphia is offering the right engaged couple the last-minute chance to invite 60 guests for a free private, totally green wedding ceremony. The couple that had lined up for the ceremony first has decided not to get married after all, opening up a window of opportunity for another couple. The ceremony and reception will be held at Zagar's magic Mosaic Garden, a public art installation on South Street in downtown Philadelphia. Food will be catered by ChriStevens, the Mainline caterer. Music, photography, flowers, gifts, local transportation, and more will be provided. The couple will receive green gifts, such as 10 ecologically responsible house-cleanings by Organic Home. Carolyn Verdi, esteemed wedding planner will help finesse the details and assure that the event matches the couple''s personal style. The wedding dates is set: Sept 9, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. GreenFest will interview couples during early and mid-July, choosing from among "couples that care about each other and the environment -- whether they are new recyclers or dyed-in-the-hemp vegan freegans. The winning couple is not expected to have an extreme lifestyle." The committee will make a selection by mid-July. To enter, describe yourselves in 150 words. Describe What makes you green? How do you practice sustainability? Who are you -- both as individuals, and as a couple? Include contact information: full names, telephone numbers, and email addresses. For more information, call or write to 215-842-1040 or email@example.com.