Chris and Amy

Welcome to our Wedding Web Page

March 25, 2000

We are excited to share this joyous occasion with you!

Table of Contents

Story of Us
Schedule of Events
Maps and Places
Gift Registries
Service Providers
To Do in Chicago
Honeymoon Info
Bachelor Party Pictures
Wedding Pictures
Honeymoon Pictures

Story of Us

Amy grew up in Peoria in the heart of Central Illinois. Chris grew up in Fairport, a village in the suburbs of Rochester, in western New York. The two met while attending the University of Illinois at Champaign - Urbana, through their volunteer work in Alpha Phi Omega. Amy majored in Mechanical Engineering with an International Minor in French Studies, while Chris' major was Chemical Engineering. They both graduated in December of 1996.

Amy now works as a Product Engineer, in the Fiber Optics group, at Panduit Corporation. Chris is a Computer Consultant, in the Knowledge Management group, at The Revere Group. In their spare time Amy enjoys Jazzercise and Society of Woman Engineers and Chris obsesses over the Buffalo Bills and Chicago Bulls. Together they enjoy playing Volleyball and Bridge.

Schedule of Events





March 24 6:30 PM Rehearsal Church
March 24 8:00 PM Rehearsal Dinner Maggiano's
March 25 4:00 P.M. Marriage Ceremony Church
March 25 6:30 P.M. Reception Marriott
March 26 ??? First Breakfast Marriott
March 26 ??? Gift Opening Home

Maps and Places

This is the map that was included in the invitations. It includes the Church and Marriott.
This is a zoomed out map that places the first one within the Chicagoland context.

Our Home: Map: Directions from O'Hare International Airport
First United Methodist Church: Map
Oak Brook Marriott: Map: Official Link It might be cheaper to book outside the wedding block.
Maggiano's - rehearsal dinner: Unofficial Link 1: Unofficial Link 2

Nice Restaurants:

Any of the Lettuce Entertain You restaurants are fun.
Chicago style pizza at Pizzeria Uno. Map from hotel.
Fondu at The Melting Pot. Map from hotel.
Amy and Chris eat a lot of meals out, so if you want any other suggestions, e-mail them.

Gift Registries

If anyone is curious, Amy and Chris are registered at the following stores:




Target Kitchen appliances, electronics Nationwide
Carson Pirie Scott, Bergners, Boston Store Kitchen wares and bedding Midwest - Carsons, Bergners, The Boston Store
Crate and Barrell Not much Midwest

Service Providers


Provider Name

Rings Goldin Jewelers
DJ Bass Control
Florist Bride's Choice
Invitations Celebrations
Photographer Best Photography
Bridesmaid's Dresses David's Bridal
Wedding Dress Bridal Palace
Bride's Shoes The Wedding Etc.
Tuxedos Gingiss
Honeymoon Planning Action Travel
Beauty Salon Rocco & Rocco
Minister Dawn Chessar

To Do in Chicago

Some of Amy and Chris' favorite things in Chicago are:
Blue Man Group Tickets: March 23 @ 8:00 PM: 24 @ 7: 24 @ 10: 26 @ 3: 26 @ 6
Brookfield Zoo
Art Institue of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry
The Sears Tower
The Hancock Observatory: Tickets
A collection of Chicago links

Honeymoon Info

We will be enjoying a lovely stay in Honolulu, Kaui, and Maui. If you've been to any of these places and would like to suggest something to do on the trip - like a restaurant or tour - please let us know.

Chris' cousin Stephanie recently provided the following suggestions:
I wanted to give you a few suggestions as you make your way to Kaui as Kent and I spent our whole honeymoon there. A definate place to dine is Pacific Cafe, it is elegant and the food is superb. If the two of you happen to be up for a hike, there is a nice trail up the Napali Coast (the north end of the island and about a mile up or so, you can see the sunset and parts of the island that are just beautiful). We also took a kayaking ride up the river (on the east side of the island) to see the waterfalls, you kayak for about a mile and hike to the falls (easy hike) and it is just amazing what you see.... Also, you can catch a boat ride to the Fern Grotto, where hawaiians used to get married, and the tour guide will marry you hawaiian style!! Last but not least, the two of you have to go to a Luou (again my spelling is off), but of course you can do that at any of the islands you visit.
Chris' coworker Valerie has the following suggestions:
Haleakula Bike Company
Extended Horizons
Tom Barefoot's - booking activities on Front Street in Lahaina
Cheeseburger in Paradase in Lahaina
Mama's Fish House on Maui
Hali Mali on Maui
Roy's of ? on Maui
The Waterfront in Maalea Bay on Maui

Amy also had a coworker with suggestions:
Longey's on Maui
Cheeseburger in Paradise on Maui

Amy and Chris found these two links on their own:
Bridge Clubs in Hawaii
Volleyball in Maui

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