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Starved Rock Lodge wins ‘The Knot’ weddings award

Starved Rock's sales team (from left) Jenny Roulston, director of sales and catering; Alicia Cole, sales manager; Jennie Laio, sales manager; and Amber Edgcomb, sales assistant, poses with The Knot "Best of Weddings" Award.
Starved Rock's sales team (from left) Jenny Roulston, director of sales and catering; Alicia Cole, sales manager; Jennie Laio, sales manager; and Amber Edgcomb, sales assistant, poses with The Knot "Best of Weddings" Award.

OGLESBY — Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center has been selected as a 2019 recipient of The Knot Best of Weddings Award.

The digital wedding planning site honors its highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot, the leading online wedding brand and app.

This is the seventh time Starved Rock Lodge has been selected for The Knot Best of Weddings.

Only 3 percent of the approximately 300,000 local wedding professionals listed on TheKnot.com have received this distinguished accolade. To determine the winners, The Knot assessed almost 3.6 million reviews across the various vendor categories-venues, musicians, florists, photographers, caterers and more. These winners represent the best of the best wedding professionals that couples would want to consider booking for their own unique wedding.

“We are honored to be a part of such an elite group,” said Jenny Roulston, director of sales and catering at the Lodge.

In 2018, the Lodge was the setting for more than 140 dream weddings. There are two stunning outdoor ceremony sites on the Lodge grounds, each with a backup location in case of inclement weather. Receptions take place in the historic stone-and-log Great Hall and Starved Rock Room.

Save the date of Jan. 5, 2020, for the next “Romance in the Park” annual Bridal Expo (from noon to 3 p.m.). The event takes place in the Great Hall and Starved Rock Room.

Attendees can meet local wedding vendors, sample reception cuisine, check out different options for on-site lodging, book a Starved Rock Trolley and much more.

Details on wedding planning at the Lodge are online at www.starvedrocklodge.com or by calling the sales team at 815-220-7333.

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