Leah Bedacht & Chad Engman

    The couple chose Veteran’s Day for their wedding and used a patriotic red, white, and blue color scheme to support Chad’s nine years serving in the United States Air Force.
    Photography: Victoria Stapleton, LaVita Photography, Ceremony: St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Glendale, Reception: Glendale Lyceum, Flowers: Sweet Pea Flowers, Cake: Sandra Maffey, The Bride Wore: Maggie Sottero, Bridal and Formal, Invitations: Print Craft, Caterer: Vonderhaar’s Catering, Musician & DJ: Greg Lee Music, Couple’s Current Home: St. Leon, Ind., Bride’s Profession: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital operating room nurse, Groom’s Profession: Air Force firefighter/EMT, Fireworks: Leah and Chad met under the sparkling sky of the WEBN Labor Day Fireworks. When Chad proposed, their family and friends set off a smaller-scale firework display, honoring the first night they met. The couple continued the tradition at their wedding, where all guests held sparklers as the couple left the reception. 11.11.11: Not only was the wedding date chosen to honor Chad’s military service, Leah has made wishes on the clock at 11:11 since she was a young girl, making the day just a little luckier.