25 July 2020

Meredith & Jeff
Wedding Ceremony

Newburyport, MA

Our. Love. Story

Groom

Jeff Ivey

Jeff is a proud native of Merritt Island, located on Floridas Space Coast near the Kennedy Space Center. He grew up surrounded by family and friends and worked for his familys construction business during college. Upon receiving his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from the University of Florida, Jeff pursued his life-long dream of entering politics. During his career, Jeff has worked on several political campaigns, for former Speaker of the Florida House Steve Crisafulli and is now the Legislative Affairs Director for a state agency.

First Met

December 2017 at a Happy Hour in Tallahassee, Florida

First Date

Bella Bella Restaurant in Tallahassee.

He Proposed

August 9, 2019 during a walk near Southwood Central Park Lake in Tallahassee.

Love Story

See Our Story to learn more about our romance...

Wedding Day

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Bride

Meredith Beatrice

Meredith is a New England native who grew up with her two brothers on their farm in Lebanon, Maine. She played competitive volleyball in high school and college at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Upon graduation, Meredith moved to Washington, D.C. where she interned on Capitol Hill and then worked for a public affairs firm. In 2015, she accepted a position as the Communications Director for the Florida Department of State and moved to Tallahassee. She has since held several positions in state government and political campaigns and is currently the Deputy Communications Director for Governor Ron DeSantis.

Wedding Day Details- Newburyport, MA

2 pm

Wedding Ceremony

Immaculate Conception Church: 42 Green St, Newburyport, MA 01950 A traditional Catholic Mass:2-3pm. Shuttles will be available from church to reception site-Custom House Maritime Museum (1/4 mile-easy walk through the village).

4-5:45 pm

Cocktail Hour

Join use for a gathering of friends, music, Hor d'ourves, passed appetizers, a raw bar and charcuterie/bistro and chilled beverages and open bar at the Custom House Maritime Museum. 4-5:45 pm, inside (2 floors) and outside, rear of the museum.

6-10 pm

The Big Event!

At the close of cocktail hour, we'll gather at the rear of the Museum under the wedding tent for a sumptious feast, music and dancing. 6-10pm. The wedding tent backs up to the harbor and you'll love the classic New England Village landscape.

Location

Custom House Maritime Museum
+1 (978) 462-8681

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