The Lavoie’s – FSU Alumni Center Wedding

The Lavoie’s – FSU Alumni Center wedding was such great fun! Jill and Brian Lavoie are huge FSU fans so it was only fitting that they had their wedding at the Alumni Center. Instead of a formal sit down dinner the Lavoie’s planned a fun bowling party, complete with the FSU Spirit Hunters (Jill was a former member) and Lofty Pursuits ice cream cart. Jill and her maids got ready at the historic Park Avenue Inn. The wedding took place under Spanish Oaks and blue skies at the Alumni Center. Her brother even got into the ceremony by stepping up to talk with them- it was a very sweet moment.
Wedding party pictures were shot inside Doak Campbell Stadium on Bobby Bowden Field since Jill and Brian are huge FSU football fans. In fact, they met at an FSU Homecoming celebration a few years ago- so the garnet and gold runs deep. Family and friends loved the Alumni Center reception eating, dancing and mingling. I even set up the {PG} PhotoBooth to capture silly pictures of the guests!
Jill shared an impromptu dance with her brother, and there was not a dry eye in that house. What an amazing wedding gift.
After their sparkler exit they headed to Westcott Fountain with their friends that are also alums (yes the bride got in!) I can say, I have never seen that before and it was so much fun. An epic end to the Lavoie’s – FSU Alumni Center gorgeous wedding day! Congratulations Mr and Mrs Lavoie!
Jill and Brian’s Story….
How did y’all meet?
Through mutual friends at FSU homecoming weekend 2012
What are your favorite things about each other?
My favorite things about Brian are his ability to make me laugh, his emotional strength and kind heart, he makes me feel safe, we have so much fun together, I love sharing life with him, he is a family man, he always takes good care of me and our families, and he’s so darn handsome too. Brian said his favorite things about me are: “smile/laugh, Fun to be with, loving,caring, her love/ passion for both her work and family. Love and passion for me, will do something even though she does not like it just for me example roller coaster or motorcycle”
What are your favorite hobbies?
Our favorite hobbies are watching FSU football or baseball, going to new restaurants, food trucks, traveling, being outdoors, bike riding, picnicking, boating, spending time with family and friends, going to Disney, and putting puzzles together.
What is your favorite place to visit and why?
Our favorite place to visit is Tallahassee. We think its beautiful and we love the culture and lifestyle and we hope to live there as permanent residents in the near future. Also, it’s where we met. And I spent 4 of the greatest years of my (Pre-Brian) life there as an FSU student.
How did you choose your ceremony and reception site?
We met in Tally. Tally is where our hearts are. We love FSU. It’s what brought us together and is a huge part of our relationship. We are almost always in Noles gear almost daily. We wanted to incorporate that into our wedding in a classy way.
Why did you choose Kay Meyer Photography for your wedding?
We love your work we’ve seen online and we got a great recommendation from our great friend Lauren Weekley.