Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Iraq Veteran getting dream wedding on Veterans Day!

Veteran wins wedding giveaway
Posted by Press Release on July 4th, 2018

Emily Beers and Tyler Thiel of Downingtown are the winners of the Veterans Day Wedding Giveaway sponsored by West Chester’s American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) and John Serock Catering. The free five-hour ceremony and reception for 100 guests on Sunday, November 11, 2018, also boasts contributions by Blue Dog Printing and Design, Schaffer Sound, Matlack Florist, Baiada Photography and Sagets Formal Wear.
Emily Beers and Tyler Thiel of Downingtown win wedding giveaway

“I was certainly surprised and instantly felt overwhelmed with joy and pride,” said Beers when notified that she and her fiancĂ© won. “I am truly thankful for all the local businesses that are contributing to make this day possible for us.”

“Being a veteran means so much to me. I am proud that I served my country,” she continued. “I have PTSD and the thought of planning a wedding is a daunting task. This opportunity makes it possible for me to have an amazing wedding that we will appreciate forever while reducing my stress, which greatly helps with my existing PTSD.”

Beers is a United States Army veteran with eight years’ service, including a tour of duty in Iraq.
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