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9/28/2022

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In This Issue

2011 Bridal Issue Cover
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Special Edition
2011 Southside Bridal Issue

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2011 Bridal Marketplace
(Dozens of Vendors)
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Bridal Articles
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I Still Choose You
(On Life, Love and Commitment)
By Gert Slabach

Southside Brides
(and Grooms)

(Wedding Bells for 2011)

Wedding Lore
(Traditions, Superstitions, and Just Plain Fun)
By Brenda Snead

Eco-Weddings
(Something New & Something Green)
By Maria Scinto

Wedding Trends
(What�s Hot for the 2011 Wedding Season)
By Melissa Charles

Tips From the Pros
(Advice from Bridal Vendors)

Wedding Jitters
(Wedding Jokes & Humor?)

Other Articles
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Grow Something Dilly in your Herb Garden
(Herb of the Month Series)
By the Southside Virginia Herb Society

Convergence Art Guild�s Film Odyssey
(March 2011 Films)
By Woodson Hughes

 

Columns

Editor's Page
(Bridal Issue Highlights)

Southside Gardener
(Monthly Tips & "To Do List")
By William H. McCaleb

South Winds
(Bats in My Belfry)
By FCOIT

Ask Bubba - Advice
(Parody)
The Bubba Squad

 

Departments

Festivals & Events

Feb-March-April Events

Farm & Ag Info

Annual Cotton Economics Meeting
(February 9th)

Farmers Markets Listing (FMs in or near SSVA)

Press Releases

Scholarship available to area seniors
(SVHS Offers $500 Scholarship)

Halifax County Junior 4-H Camp
(Sign-ups are Underway!)

17th Annual Jeff Nelson Memorial Golf Tournament
(May 6th 2011)

 

Past Issues

Past Issues are available from June 2008 through the current issue.
Select the desired issue from the drop-down box below.

 


2011 Wedding and Bridal Services Marketplace


Dozens of Wedding Vendors all in one place

Largest Listing of Wedding & Bridal Services in Southside Virginia

 

 

Click on a Category Below to View Listings

Vendor Category Index

Beauty Consultants - CosmeticsBras - LingerieCakesCateringCatering & Party Supplies
Cleaners (Dry Cleaners)Event & Wedding Planners - Coordinators - DirectorsEvent Equipment Rentals & SuppliesFloristsFormal Wear & Tuxedo Rental
Framing & ArtGiftsGowns & VeilsHome D�corHotel - Motel - B & Bs
Insurance & Financial ServicesInvitations & PrintingJewelersLimousine ServicesMusic and Entertainment (DJs)
Personal ServicesPhotographersRestaurants - Venues - Rental LocationsSalons & StylistsTravel
Wigs and Hair PiecesWindow Treatments

 

Wedding & Bridal Services Marketplace
All Vendors in Alphabetical Order

All About Style
150 Tower Dr.
Danville, VA 24540
(434)-797-1650


http://www.allaboutstylesalon.com

Full Service Salon - Wedding & Event Packages

All Occasion Limousine Service
P. O. Box 357
South Boston, VA 24592
(434)-572-6845


Quality Limousine service for all occasions. Weddings - Proms

Awards & Trophy Shop & Custom Framing
761 Piney Forest Rd.
Danville, VA 24540
(434)-792-5355


http://www.awardsandtrophyshop.com

Wedding Gifts - Engravable Gifts - Portrait Framing
"We are more than just a Trophy Shop"

BearFly Designs, LLC
32 Gayhead-Earlton Road
Earlton, NY 12058
(518) 731-3344

info@bearflydesigns.com
http://www.bearflydesigns.com

Lighting - Design - Sales - Rentals

Shipping to all States!

Belk Bridal Center
325 Piedmont Dr
In Piedmont Mall
Danville, VA 24540
434-792-6211
FAX: 434-792-6211 x217


http://www.belk.com

Belk Bridal Registry
"Fine Jewelry - Clinique Cosmetics - Crystal - China"

Benton Thomas Office Products
408 Edmunds St.
South Boston, VA 24592
434-572-3577
800-888-3577

barry@bentonthomas.com
http://www.bentonthomas.com

Wedding Announcements, Invitations, Place Cards, Wedding Programs, Save The Date Magnets
"We Make it Simple"

Best Western on the Lake
103 Second St.
Clarksville, VA 23927
434-374-5023


http://www.conradusa.com

Lake Front & Lake View Rooms &Suites, In-Room Appliances, Ref, Microwave, Coffee Pot, Hair Dryer, Iron & ironing board. Free High Speed Internet, Pool - Picnic Area and Boat Parking

Conference Rooms - Rehersal Dinners, Receptions

Black Tie Limo

Danville, VA 
434-489-LIMO (5466)


Find Us On Facebook


"Arrive in Style because getting there is half the Fun"

Bliss Jewelry Repair
2837A Riverside Dr.
Danville, VA 24540


View our Line card

Specializing in Personalized Family Jewelry

Brandon Scearce Ins Agency, Inc.
3320 Old Halifax Rd
Suite A
South Boston, VA 24592-4940
(434) 575-5540


http://www.nationwide.com/brandon

140 Tower Drive
Danville
(434) 793-5122

Nationwide Insurance & Financial Services

Chatham Insurance Agency
13924 US Hwy 29
Chatham, VA 24531
434-432-2183
FAX: 434-432-2186

lisa.strange2@verizon.net

Auto - Home - Life - Health

Checkered Pig BBQ & Ribs
155 Crown Drive
Danville, VA 24540
(434)-793-7447
FAX: (434)-793-0159


http://www.checkeredpig.com

Let us customize a menu to fit your needs.

Clarksville Community Pharmacy
11226 Hwy 15 S
Clarksville, VA 23927
434-374-2623
FAX: 434-374-2624


View Our Line Card

Cards, Gifts, Invitations, Balloons, Candles, Silver, Glassware, Frames, Shower Gifts

Easy Parking, Drive Though Window - Local Delivery Available - Convenient to downtown, camping & boat ramps

Clarksville Enrichment Complex
1567 Noblin Farm Rd
Clarksville, VA 23927
434-374-5252
FAX: 434-372-4096

juliebuc57@kerrlake.com
http://www.mccscorps.org

Rooms and commercial Kitchen available for Weddings, Receptions, Birthday Parties & Class Reunions, etc.

Coachman Cleaners
503 N. Union St.
Danville, VA 24541
(434)-793-5431


Branch Location
1799 Memorial Dr.
Danville, VA

Cleaners & Alterations

Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern
801 Virginia Ave.
Clarksville, VA Clarksville
(434)-374-2866

cooperslanding@verizon.net
http://www.cooperslandinginn.net

Catering ~ Events ~ Weddings ~ Chef's Cooking Classes~ B & B Accommodations ~ Casual Fine Dining

Courtyard Conference Centers
149 Piney Forest Rd
Danville, VA 24540
434-792-2672

stratford@courtyardconferencecenters.com
http://www.courtyardconferencecenters.com

Catering on-site or Off
3 Danville Locations
Mt. Hermon Courtyard
Stratford Courtyard
Highlander Courtyard

"Let Us Make Your Event Special"

3 Locations 2 Outdoor Courtyards ~ 4 Ballrooms - Banquet Facilities
Can accommodate up to 500 people

David Satterfield, Agent
State Farm Insurance
165 Holt Garrison Pkwy. Suite 590
(Coleman Marketplace - Facing Home Depot)
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 835-1300


http://www.satterfieldinsurance.com

Providing Insurance and Financial Services

David Wrenn, Agent
Allstate Insurance
1401 S. Main St
Danville, VA 24541
434-799-1900
434-251-8752
FAX: 434-799-1944

davidwrenn@allstate.com
http://www.allstate.com/davidwrenn

Auto, Home, Business, Life Insurance

Allstate Financial Services

Dickey's Barbecue Pit
1555 Meadowview Drive
Danville, VA 24540
434-685-3446
434-251-8296


www.dickeys.com

Banquet Room - Full-Service Catering - In-House or on location.
"Let our wonderful people help you create a wonderful event"

Dr. Reggie Young
611 Virginia Avenue
Clarksville, VA 23927
434-374-2137


http://www.DrReggieYoung.com

Cosmetic Dentistry Services
"Ask about a Smile Makeover"
Dr. Reggie Young has been creating beautiful smiles in Southern Virginia for over 27 years.

Enchanted Surroundings
209 Main St
South Boston, VA 24592
434-572-8703
FAX: 434-572-8705


Estate & Vintage Jewelry, Antiques, Garden Statues, Flags, Candles, Chimes, Christmas Items

Eric Wilson Roberts CLU�, Agent
Life and Health Insurance Specialist

Chatham, VA 24531
(434)432-3527

ewr42@comcast.net

Call to discuss your insurance needs

Fairfield Inn & Suites South Boston
1120 Bill Tuck Hwy.

South Boston, VA 
(434) 575-6000


http://www.marriott.com/LYHSB


"Staying is Believing"

Forever Young Salon & Spa
145 Holt Garrison Pkwy. Suite 410
(Next To Target)
Danville, VA 24540
(434)-791-3316

forever.young09@live.com
http://www.foreveryoungfsi.com


"A Full Service Salon Specializing in Children & Families"

Glō Minerals Cosmetics and Skin Care
"Feed the skin from the inside out"
Consultations, Makeovers, Makeup lessons

Four Oaks Restaurant & Lounge
1633 Seymour Drive
South Boston, VA 24592
(434) 572-2066

fouroaks2000@yahoo.com

Catering On and Off Site ~ Banquet Rooms

Frances S. White
Wedding Coordinator / Director

Danville, VA 
434-799-9066
434-334-6685



"Your Special Day deserves special Attention - Let me help you make it happen."

Frix Framing & Art
Ivey Rogers
239 Piney Forest Rd.
Danville, VA 24540
434-793-6717
FAX: 434-793-6718


Custom Framing
"We use only acid-free materials to preserve your memories"

Galleria
Art Gallery & Custom Framing
216 Virginia Ave.
Clarksville, VA 23927
(434) 374-5999



"Unique Gifts for All Occasions"
Open Monday - Saturday - 9:30A - 6:00P

Galleria
Art Gallery & Custom Framing
216 Virginia Ave.
Clarksville, VA 23927
(434) 374-5999



"Let us show you ways to preserve your memories"
Open Monday - Saturday - 9:30A - 6:00P

Gentleman's Ridge Catering
Susan Pritchard
589 Gentleman's Ridge Road
Blairs, VA 24527
(434)441-0851

gr-catering@hughes.net


"Let us make your celebration delicious"

Hair Plus
325 Piedmont Dr.
(Piedmont Mall - Upper Level)
Danville, VA 24540
434-793-7601


http://www.regissalons.com

Cuts - Styles - Up Dos for Weddings & Proms, Waxing, Highlights

Halifax Country Club
5136 Halifax Road
Halifax, VA 24558
(434) 476-2940


http://www.halifaxccgolf.com

Golf ~ Tennis ~ Swimming ~ Banquet Rooms

Heavenly Creations
Anastasia Saunders

Danville, VA 
434-728-0483


Florals & Floral Design Decoration for Weddings & special events.
Floral arrangements -Seasonal decorations

"We make your special day Heavenly"
Gift Baskets for bridal & baby showers, anniversaries , birthdays

Highlander Courtyard
By Courtyard Conference Centers
2500 Riverside Dr
Danville, VA 24540
434-792-2672

stratford@courtyardconferencecenters.com
http://www.courtyardconferencecenters.com

Weddings, Receptions, Dinners

"Let Us Make Your Event Special"

3 Locations 2 Outdoor Courtyards ~ 4 Ballrooms - Banquet Facilities
Can accommodate up to 500 people

Hudson Insurance Agency
1700 Franklin Tpke
Danville, VA 24540
434-836-2227


All Forms of Insurance

Member of PIA

HW Brown Florist
431 Chestnut St.
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 793-9122

brofloco@comcast.net
http://www.hwbrownflorist.com

Wide selection of wedding flowers and bouquets

Invitation Destination
Melissa Charles
411 Main Street
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 791-4091
FAX: (434) 791-3060

info@TheInvitationDestination.com
http://www.TheInvitationDestination.com

Onsite Napkin Engraving ~ Attendant Gifts ~ Essentials for Ceremonies and Receptions

J. W. Squire Co., Inc.
205 Hairston Street
Danville, VA 24540
434-792-3822


View Our Line Card


"From the ceiling to the floor and a whole lot more"

Karen's Hallmark Shop
325 Piedmont Mall
Upper Level - Near Belk
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 791-3737
FAX: (434) 791-2331


Visit Us for all your Wedding needs!
Mention this ad for -

"50 Shower Thank You notes w/purchase of 100 Invitations!"

Kathy Slayton Browe
Wedding Director / Coordinator
2901 Blairmont Drive
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 770-7250




Kinks And Koils
4941 Highway 29 Suite A
Blairs, VA 24527
(434)-836-0887

kinksandkoils@yahoo.com

Certified Loctician ~ Licensed Professional Natural Hair Specialist ~ Licensed Braider ~ Master Weaver
"All Natural and Chemical Free"

Kitti's Kakes
Kitti Lightfoot

Blairs, VA 24527
(434)835-1341


http://www.kittiskakes.com


"Custom Creations for Your Special Occasion"

Lake Motel & Efficiencies
101 Virginia Ave
Clarksville, VA 23927
434-374-8106


http://www.conradusa.com

Boat Dock and Boat Parking, Sandy Beach Area, Pool, Lake Front & Lake View Rooms & Suites, Efficiencies, Free Wireless Internet
In-Room Ref & Microwave

Lawson-Overbey Inn Bed and Breakfast
782 Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

innkeeper@lawsonoverbeyinn.com
http://www.lawsonoverbeyinn.com

Weddings ~ Receptions ~ B & B Packages ~ Catering

LeRave Jewelry, LLC
2209 Wilborn Avenue
(In Hupps Mill Plaza)
South Boston, VA 24592
(434)-572-4349

leravejewelry@embarqmail.com
http://www.leravejewelry.com


"Fine Jewelry - Designed by Family - For Family"

Lovely Lady Lingerie
2363 South Boston Hwy
(2 Mi East of Danville Airport on Rt. 58)
Ringgold, VA 24586
(434)-822-6156


Lingerie - Novelties - Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Supplies - Reasonable Prices

M & W Flower Shop
20 N. Main St
Chatham, VA 24531
434-432-8614
1-800-582-3918


http://www.mandwflowershop.com


"Chatham's Best Kept Secret"

MacCallum More Museum and Gardens
Liz Lowrance
603 Hudgins Street
Chase City, VA 23924
(434) 372-0502
FAX: (434)372-3483

mmmg@verizon.net
http://www.mmmg.org

Weddings, Receptions, Meetings, Garden and Museum Tours

Margie J. Rowland, Agent
Farm Bureau Insurance
617 B Piney Forest Rd.
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 792-7484
FAX: (434) 792-7486

margie.rowland@vafb.com
www.farmbureauadvantage.com


"Helping you is what we do best"

Men's Wearhouse & Tux
Evelyn Oliver
325 Piedmont Drive
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 799-1945


http://www.tmw.com

Our Gift to You! Free Suit or Tux - Ask for Details!!

Merle Norman Cosmetics - Danville
413 Mt Cross Rd
Suite 202
Danville, VA 24540
434-793-7695
FAX: 434-799-1521


http://www.merlenormanstudio.com/mn-9517/

Complete Skin Care Line - Makeovers - Consultations

Merle Norman South Boston
Catherine Jones Martin
3130 Halifax Road
South Boston, VA 24592
(434) 572-6180

jones6kids@comcast.net
http://www.merlenormansobo.com

Free Color Analysis ~ Free Shipping ~ Free Consultation ~
"Mention this ad for 10% Discount on your next purchase"

Miyako Japanese Steak & Seafood House
2907 Riverside Dr
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 799-2599


http://www.miyakoaaarestaurant.com

Parties - Banquet Rooms - Full Menu - Open 7 Days

Celebrate your birthday with friends and family and receive a complimentary steak or chicken dinner - Call for details.

Mt Hermon Courtyard
By Courtyard Conference Centers
2725 Franklin Tpke
Danville, VA 24540
434-792-2672

stratford@courtyardconferencecenters.com
http://www.courtyardconferencecenters.com

Weddings, Receptions, Dinners

"Let Us Make Your Event Special"

3 Locations 2 Outdoor Courtyards ~ 4 Ballrooms - Banquet Facilities
Can accommodate up to 500 people

Multi Business Forms, Inc.
1332 B
Piney Forest Rd
Danville, VA 24540
434-836-5981

multibus@verizon.net

Wedding and Shower Invitations to fit any budget

P. J. Books & Deli
P.J. Adams
235 Piney Forest Road
Danville, VA 
(434)799-0381

messybaker1@yahoo.com
http://www.pjsbooksdeli.com

Custom made Cakes, Pies, Hors d'oeuvres and Fondant Iced Cakes

Peter K. Howard, ChFC
2276 Franklin Tpke
Suite 122
Danville, VA 24540
434-836-0604
434-250-9011
FAX: 434-836-5058

peter.howard@chatmosscable.com

Life - Health-Long-Term Care Insurance

Poshe Salon & Spa
135 E Crown Dr.
Danville, VA 24540
434-792-2711


Full Service Salon
"Ask about Wedding & Bridal Packages"

Powell's Cleaners
1108 Charles Street
South Boston, VA 24592
(434) 572-8407

powellcleaners@gmail.com

Gown Cleaning, Preserving and Boxing

Puryear's Florist
213 Main St.
South Boston, VA 24592
434-572-2322


http://www.puryearsflorist.com


"Serving Halifax Area - Family owned for 3 Generations"

Reflections Hair Gallery
11224 Hwy 15
Clarksville, VA 23927
434-374-0040


Find Us On Facebook

Full Service Salon

Wedding and Prom Styles, Manicures, Pedicures, Tanning

Riverside Dry Cleaning, Inc
3234 Riverside Dr.
Danville, VA 24541
434-792-9567


Gown Cleaning and Preservation

RiverWalk Party & Special Occasions Store
321 Lynn St.
Danville, VA 24541
(434)-792-9255

riverwalk4@verizon.net

Party Supplies, Catering Supplies, Special Occasion Rentals, Napkin Engraving & Monogramming

We Now Rent -Tables, Chairs and Party Tents!

Schoonover Insurance Agency, Inc.
Rachel Schoonover
2020 Riverside Dr.
Danville, VA 24540
434-792.5800
FAX: 434-793-3433

schoonr1@nationwide.com
Nationwide - Agent Page

Nationwide Insurance

Shipping Connection
749 Piney Forest Rd
Danville, VA 24540
434-793.1924
FAX: 434-792-1339


See Our Line Card


"Ship those wedding gifts to anywhere in the world."
Mailboxes - Shipping - FAX - Copies - Notary

Smokin' Jake's House of BBQ
3102 Halifax Rd
South Boston, VA 24592
434-575-1000


View our Menu

Catering On or Off Site

South Boston Insurance
549 N. Main St
South Boston, VA 24592
434-572-4989

soboins@soboinsurance.com


"Your goodwill is our greatest asset"

Stella Gray , Agent
251 Westover Dr.
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-3151
FAX: (434) 799-3152


http://www.stellagrayinsurance.com

Focusing on auto, home, life, health, & business insurance
"Servicing State Farm customers since 1988"

Stitches & Design II
Mary Meyers
3304 Hwy 29 North
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 836-2300


Specializing in Sewing, Window Treatments and Home D�cor

Summertime Tanning, LLC
970-F Mount Cross Rd.
Danville, VA 24540
434-792-8266


http://www.summertimetanning.com

Tanning Beds ~ Stand-up Beds ~ Personalized Spray Tanning ~ Teeth Whitening ~ Tanning and Skin Care Products

Supply Line Discounts
1190 Bill Tuck Hwy (Hwy 58)
South Boston, VA 24592
(434) 572-6077


Party & Catering supplies - Bulk Foods - Full line grocery Wholesale to the public - No membership required

Taylor Rental Center
140 Arnett Blvd
Danville, VA 24540
434-799-1532


Candelabras - Arches - Tables - Chairs - Fountains

The Cozy Cottage Furniture and Gift Shop
176 South Main Street
Halifax, VA 24558
(434) 476-2548

cozycott@embarqmail.com
http://www.cozycottage.embarqspace.com

Custom-Made Furniture ~ Home Decor ~ Gifts ~ Handcrafted Items ~ Custom Orders

The Crossing At The Dan
629 Craghead St.
Danville, VA 24541
434-797-8961

thecrossing@visitdanville.com
http://www.playdanvilleva.com

We have several rental facilities available for Weddings, Receptions and Special Events

The Lake House Restaurant
335 Virginia Ave.
Clarksville, VA Clarksville
(434)374-4646


http://www.thelakehouseva.com

Providing catering, rehearsal dinners and receptions

The Lamplighter Restaurant and Lounge
201 Virginia Ave
Clarksville, VA 23927


Lamplighter Website

Banquet & Meeting Rooms, Catering, Parties

Todd M. Breaux, Agent
State Farm
13995 US Highway 29
Suite 700
Chatham, VA 24531-5278
(434) 432-5461
FAX: (434) 432-8159


http://www.toddbreaux.com


"The greatest compliment you can give us is a referral"

Town of Phenix Municipal Hall
PO Box 29
Phenix, VA 23959
434-542-4123


http://www.welcometophenixvirginia.com

The Municipal Building and Pavilion are available for rent for weddings, receptions, parties, fund-raisers, reunions, etc.

Virginia Avenue Mall
317 Virginia Ave
Clarksville, VA 23927
434-374-5949


http://www.virginiaavenuemall.com


"Something for everyone under one roof"
Custom Picture Framing for all Occasions

W.A. Fuller Menswear/Tuxedo Rentals
Located in "Toots Creek Antique Mall"
Halifax Road
Halifax, VA 24558
(434) 470-8190



"Try Us... We have the best service with Tuxedo Rentals in Halifax County"

Wild Blue Travel

Clarksville, VA 
434-917-0871


www.wildbluetravel.net


"Just pack your bags - Let us do the rest"

Willis Donelson, CLU, ChFC
43 Mt. Cross Rd Suite 204
(Corner Mt. Cross & Piedmont Dr.)
Danville, VA 24540
434-792-5405

willis@willisdonelson.com
http://www.willisdonelson.com


"Building long-term relationships by providing outstanding customer service"

Woodmen of the World
Debbie A. DuBuke, Field Representative
1703 Seymour Dr.
South Boston, VA 24592
434-575-7724

dadubuke@woodmen.org
http://reps.woodmen.org/DEBBIEDUBUKE/


"with you through LIFE"

Wood's Menswear Limited
165 Holt Garrison Pkwy. 165 Holt Garrison Pkwy.
Coleman Market Place
Danville, VA 24540
(434)-799-9400


View Our Line Card

Tuxedo Rentals Starting at $59.95
" The Preferred Menswear Store for Tuxedos and Formal Wear"

 



  


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