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Advice for New Hampshire Brides Wanting the Best Christmas Farm Inn & Spa Wedding | Wedding Venues in New Hampshire

Advice for New Hampshire Brides Wanting the Best Christmas Farm Inn & Spa Wedding | Wedding Venues in New Hampshire

Advice for New Hampshire Brides Wanting the Best Christmas Farm Inn & Spa Wedding.

 This week I was fortunate to ask the wedding planner at The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa my venue questions. Below are her very helpful and informative replies. Set just up the hill from Jackson Village. This Private hideaway hosts two wedding spaces with their Rustic Barn being the first to book. YOU can get some great sunset photos for your wedding album and guests can stay and mingle  around the camp fire once the reception has ended.  

New Hampshire wedding venue The Christmas Farm Inn

1. Number of guest that you can accommodate at The Christmas Farm Inn?

Our historic, 18th century Barn features a 12-foot wide fieldstone fireplace and high ceilings. This is the perfect space for an intimate, festive wedding for up to 85 guests. Larger weddings of up to 175 guests are hosted in a tent on our lawns from mid-May to early October

2. What sets your wedding venue apart form other?

The Christmas Farm Inn has a wide array of guests rooms to suit everyone’s taste and budget, ranging from cozy Inn rooms to individual, well-sized cottages to our lovely mini suites complete with jacuzzi baths, fireplaces and comfortable lounges. Our property can accommodate a total of 125 guests.

Our property goes beyond what people see from the road. Many couples are amazed to find out we own 15-acres of land and our property extends beyond the road and the Main Inn. The cottages, Carriage House suites, and Barn feel tucked away, providing a more private and intimate event.

Guests love the history of the Inn dating back 200 years! There’s something interesting for everyone who stays here.

With a full restaurant and kitchen on site, we can offer everything you need without having to leave the property. Rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies and receptions, breakfast in the morning for Inn guests, and so much more are offered on-site.

We customize each wedding to the individual couple. Don’t like what you see? Let’s talk about it and find a way to make your vision work with our property.

We also offer a Winter Wedding Sale Package that runs from January-April. This is a fantastic package that includes all of the vendors, the ceremony and reception space, and so much more! More information can be found on our website: http://christmasfarminn.com/nh-wedding/sale-wedding-venues-nh/

3. What are some of the top menu items on offer?

– Filet & Lobster

– Bourbon beef tips

– Breast of Chicken Chardonnay

– Pork Tenderloin Roulade

4. How far out should couples be looking to book their date? (how full is 2017-18)

2017 is filling up quickly! We still have openings in the summer for tent and Barn weddings and a few weekends left in the fall! 2018 still has most weekends available.

I would recommend booking 8 months in advance. We are happy to accommodate weddings booked within a shorter time frame and also have couples who book over a year in advance. Fall is our most popular and sought after time; the earlier you can book these dates, the better!

5. In a few words (or a lot) what does a wedding look like at your location? If you were talking to someone, how would you describe your venue?

Spend time in the morning getting your hair and make-up done with your friends and family or indulge with a facial or massage at our on-site AVEDA Spa. Our wonderful technicians will pamper you and help you relax on your big day.

Choose between our indoor ceremony space in front of a large, fieldstone fireplace in the Great Room of our Carriage House, or take advantage of great weather and use our outdoor Arbor to say your vows and tie the knot.

Our Barn is a private, intimate space that can be made as formal or as informal as the couple likes. With soft, white lights around the perimeter of the room and a lit, large fireplace, the ambiance is warm, inviting, and romantic during dinner. Then, make use of the dance floor to dance with your guests and party the night away to the tunes from your DJ.

Our wonderful staff will cater to your needs and provide exceptional, friendly service to you and your guests throughout your entire stay.

Couples can enjoy a complimentary night stay on their wedding night in one of our Carriage House Suites. All suites have their own private balconies and jacuzzi tubs.

6. Top 5 tips for new brides getting married at you wedding venue?

– Stay as organized as possible! Organization can prevent unnecessary stress. Use different binders for each vendor, save all emails, etc. Find a method that works for you.

– Visit the venue before your wedding. Use this time to meet with your coordinator, do your tasting, do a hair and make-up trial, and meet with your vendors.

– Don’t procrastinate. The earlier you start planning, the less stress you will feel as your wedding date approaches.

– Ask for help from a few of your close friends, bridal party, or family members during your wedding weekend. Assign people simple tasks to help alleviate your stress. This can be anything from helping decorate the reception/ceremony space upon arrival to putting together and organizing welcome bags.

– Ask questions when you need help. As your event planner, I’m here to and guide you in any way I can!

 

For more information about weddings at Chritmas Farm Inn & Spa or to talk to the Event Planner please call:

Melissa Kowalinski  Tel: 603-383-4313 ext. 288

Christmas Farm Inn & Spa
3 Blitzen Way
Jackson, NH 03846

 

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Best Wedding Venues in New Hampshire | Wedding Photographers in New Hampshire | Joe Martin Photography

Best Wedding Venues in New Hampshire | Wedding Photographers in New Hampshire | Joe Martin Photography

If you are looking for a place to get married in New Hampshire maybe this will help. I wanted to share my list of some of the best wedding venues in New Hampshire. Maybe I should say my favorite. I have not photographed weddings at every venue. There are many out there. Here is a few venues that come to mind what someone asks “What venue should we use?” I have linked to the venue and their Facebook page. Have a look and see if one of these wedding venues is that special place you want to get married at.

The list below was posted in no particular oder.

Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club – Jackson  Right in the heart of The White Mountains and surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest. This 96 room Inn is the perfect fit for that couple looking to get away from it all and have it all right there. The Inn has been in service for over 130 years.  Exchange vows on their signature 280-foot wrap-around veranda, by one of our warm and inviting fireplaces, or the scenic 3rd tee-box on the golf course.
Website: www.eaglemt.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eaglemthouse
Contact: Emilie Lariviere 603-383-9111

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Castleton Banquet Hall In – Windham With three ceremony spots to chose from. The Cascading Waterfalls, Waterfront Gazebo or Castleton’s Gardens. The Castleton is sure to have something for everyone.  The Venue sits along side Cobbetts Pond. Which looks more like a small lake. 
Website: http://www.castletonbcc.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CastletonBCC
Contact: Castleton Banquet and Conference Center  (603) 685-4483

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The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee – Laconia With three reception spaces getting married in the Lakeside Pavilion is just the start of your amazing wedding. Just one great add-on at this venue is the end of the night Fireworks display. 

Website: http://www.themargate.com/weddings
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Margate-on-Winnipesaukee
Contact: 603-524-5210

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The Wentworth Inn – Jackson  This elegant country inn located in the center of Jackson village. Host your guest in the tent reception space that can accomidate up to 250. This after you get married in one of two locations. The Wentworth Gazebo or The Amster Lawn. 

Website: https://www.thewentworth.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Wentworth-An-Elegant-Country-Inn
Contact: Phone 603 383 9700

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Tumbledown Farms – Brookfield  With a classic rustic barn for your reception with plenty of space for dancing and entertaining. They have a full stage for your DJ or band to set up one. Getting married on the farm can only be held in true farm fashion. In a large open field with The White Mountains  as your backdrop. Host up to 175 guests 

Website: http://tumbledownfarms.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tumbledownfarm/
Contact: Email cheryl@tumbledownfarms.com for additional information.

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The Barn at Whitneys’s Inn & Shovel Handle Pub  – Jackson  Here is one more wedding venue in Jackson, NH. Jackson does have great views of the mountains. For those couples looking for a rustic mountain event, we offer Whitney’s Inn, decorated in an Adirondack style with hickory and pine log furniture.

Website: http://www.whitneysinn.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whitneysinnjackson
Contact:  Lori Pecor, (603) 383-8916

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Waterville Valley Resort – Waterville Valley The venue has its own small town feel From the court yard to the small pond on the property. A short walk form the resorts guest rooms there are multiple ceremony sites and four reception spaces. The options are almost endless at Waterville Valley Resort Wedding venue. With a 360-degree mountain views, is the perfect destination for your celebration.  

Website: http://www.waterville.com/weddings/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wvresort/
Contact: Jackie Adams | Wedding Coordinator – 603-236-8311 – x6005

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Zorvino Vineyards – Sandown In the southern end of the state just an hour from Boston, MA. This real wine vineyard was a country meets modern feel to it.  With photo ops in the vineyard the garden and the gazebo. To the hardwood floor that makes any space one of the reception spaces a dance floor. They can provide any kid of decor and have a large selection of amazing foods 
 
Contact: Beth Hogan | Event Sales & Marketing Director Cell: 603-404-0614 bhogan@zorvino.com
 
Wedding at Tumbledown Farms | Wedding Venues in New Hampshire

Wedding at Tumbledown Farms | Wedding Venues in New Hampshire

Todays post brings us to the New Hampshire wedding venue, Tumbledown Farms in Brookfield.  When looking for a wedding venue there are many factors to consider. Location is a big factor. Tumbledown Farms sits right between the  White Mountains and The Lake Regions of New Hampshire.  The venue has plenty of parking and can accommodate up to 175 guests. When you have your wedding at  Tumbledown Farms you have the venue for the whole weekend. They only book one event per weekend so if you need time to set up and take down your wedding details you have from noon time Friday until noon time Sunday to use the barn.  They truly give you that DIY wedding if you want it. The barn is wedding ready but most couple like to add a personally touch. When you get married at Tumbledown Farms the ceremony is in a large field set with chairs with the most amazing backdrop of the New Hampshire mountains. There you may want to have your family photos done following your wedding. Your guests will be giving a ride back to the barn for cocktail hour on the farms tractor with their large wagon or they can make the 5 minute walk through the open fields and wooded path. Your guest will be treated to your selected appetizers as they await your return. The Farm is also a BOYB venue so you can let your guests have a good time without paying for every drink. Lets face it your wedding is a once in a life time event for you and your guests. You are then introduced and the reception/party will begin. The Farm does the catering for you. They have many offerings available. From prime rib and chicken to fresh salads and local grown vegetables. When considering the location to host your New Hampshire wedding. I would put Tumbledown Farms near the top of that list. For more information about Tumbledown Farms wedding venue please email cheryl@tumbledownfarms.com for additional information.

 

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Here is a slide show of a wedding I photographed in 2016 at Tumbledown Farms. If you want to know more about my experience there please contact me today. I can not wait to return for my next wedding there. Call me today. 
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Why Backup Gear is Key for Wedding Photographers | New Hampshire Wedding Blog

The wedding ceremony was over. The food was served and the cake was cut. The dancing was winding down. We were about to leave the wedding. I walked over to a table that had the bride, groom the brides parents and two of her brothers. It was not some epic sunset photo, but I felt it was a great way to end the night. I asked for a photo before I left. I raised my camera pushed the shutter and… no flash. What!? I was just taking photos of people on the dance floor. I apologized and shared that I killed my batteries. I ran over to me gear case. I popped it open and grabbed a second flash gun. I traded the flashes and was back at the table within thirty seconds. So ya….have back up batteries and flash gear! It was embarrassing enough to have to change out the flash. I can only imagine how it would have felt fumbling around changing the batteries out. I am so glad that I brought a backup flash gun! It paid off to plan ahead.. just in case. #havebackupgear

 

 

Perfect Weather for a Nahant Country Club Wedding |  Nahant MA | NH Wedding Photography Blog

Perfect Weather for a Nahant Country Club Wedding | Nahant MA | NH Wedding Photography Blog

The sun was shinning the weather was perfect. It was one of those not to hot not to cold days. It was just right. The setting for this wedding was at the Nahant Country Club. The ceremony was outside the party was in the ball room. We had to go to the beach for some photos. It was less then a mile away. The couple had hired the trolley for the day. It was our private shuttle to the water. Amy was getting ready in the bridal suite as Will greeted family and guest on the front lawn. Following the ceremony the wedding party and myself hoped on the trolley and off we went. We returned to a room full of family and friends waiting for the couple to be introduced and get this party started. The room was a great space for a party. The DJ took over as the night rolled on. Here is a few of the photos from the day. Amy & Will thanks again for including me on your wedding day.

 

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Ragged Mountain Wedding | Danbury New Hampshire | Wedding Photographers Blog

Ragged Mountain Wedding | Danbury New Hampshire | Wedding Photographers Blog

With my 2016 wedding session coming to a close. I had one last double wedding weekend. This past Saturday I was at Ragged Mountain in Danbury, NH a the wedding of a young couple form Massachusetts. After a long dry summer with close to drought like conditions. We have had rain almost non stop for 48 hours. Both these weekend weddings had to be moved to an inside location.  The rain had let up just long enough to head our side for some photos. The fall foliage was still holding on in the chilly wind this day.  Here is one I really loved from Amanda and Ian’s wedding.

 

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Jenna & Anthony | Getting Married at Pats Peak |

Jenna & Anthony | Getting Married at Pats Peak |

 

Thinking of getting married at Pats Peak Wedding Venue in Henniker, New Hampshire? I would recommend  them as a great place for your wedding. They have outdoor and indoor space for the wedding ceremony and the reception. The food is amazing and the central NH location is perfect for traveling guests.

 This slide show is from a New Hampshire wedding at Pats Peaks at 686 Flanders Rd, Henniker, NH. Here is a collection of some of my favorite photos from the day. Please enjoy the slide show that is set to fully licensed music. For more information about my wedding photography or to get a price quote please contact me today.

 

 

 

Camp Pinecliffe Wedding in Harrison, ME | Wedding Blog

Camp Pinecliffe Wedding in Harrison, ME | Wedding Blog

Last month was a crazy one for a wedding photographer. It was full of meeting new clients and also shooting every weekend. I have many weekends with two weddings. It is all fun and enjoyable with each one being unique and special. Amanda & Ryan’s wedding was one of the weddings I had the pleasure of attending. It was held at the Pinecliffe Camp in Harrison, Maine. The camp does not host weddings normally but they did an amazing job putting this one together. The weather was on the edge of rain almost all day and we even had a little shower. It held off until after the couple was married, which worked out well as it started just before they were introduced and then stopped again. The timing of the rain was perfect so we could return to the lake for some couples portraits. They were happy to have me pose them and we created some great photos. Here is a few of my favorites from the day. You can see that the sky had some texture in the clouds and the lake provided a great location as well as the flower garden.

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Ryan & Amanda’s photo gallery 

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Weddings at Mt Sunapee  | New Hampshire Wedding Photos

Weddings at Mt Sunapee | New Hampshire Wedding Photos

I have been to Suanpee, NH many times this year for weddings. This one was at Mt Sunapee. They do a great job there. They have the wedding venue set up so that the cocktail party is on the firsts floor. Then dinner is served on the second floor. We return to the first floor for dancing and cake. Every one likes cake, right? It makes for a great night. Plenty of space and the venue staff have time to clean up. It is like a fresh new room when the wedding guests come down to party. This wedding was at the base of the mountain near the pond. After the ceremony the couple wanted to do some family photos. Looking around for a spot that had some shade to get out of the 85 degree sunshine. I saw this nice spot over near the chairlift. We powered through the family shots and some wedding party photos. Then it was just the couple. I asked if they wanted to use the downed breach trees as a backdrop. They were happy to. Here is two photos from they spot. Just a couple of quick photos and we headed off to the reception. Looking forward to my next trip to another Sunapee wedding.

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Wedding in Laconia, NH at The Margate Resort | New Hampshire Weddings Photographers Blog

Wedding in Laconia, NH at The Margate Resort | New Hampshire Weddings Photographers Blog

They were getting marred at The Margate Resort so why not start with a pop and ended with a bang. From champagne to fireworks. Love was in the air. The sunset was worth the bit of rain we had early in the night. You would have thought the rain would have cooled down this hot summer day, it only made it more humid. It did cool off once the sun went down and the party really stated. They danced till their feet hurt and the fireworks started. I have put together yet another slide show from this wedding. I get a lot of joy from making this and even watching it. I feel the emotions from that day. I am sure the friends and family does too. I would love to hear from any of the friends and family. Even if you were not at the wedding. I would love to hear from you in a comment about how this short video made you feel. Did it bring you back to that day? Leave me a comment so I know how I can make the next wedding slide show even better.

Wedding at Eagle Mountain House, Jackson, NH | New Hampshire Wedding Blog

Wedding at Eagle Mountain House, Jackson, NH | New Hampshire Wedding Blog

The White Mountains of New Hampshire have much to offer. Hiking, swimming, camping. What about getting getting married? I am sure the last one is not one you would expect from an area covered in 99% forest, but we have some amazing wedding venues here. This day I was at The Eagle Mountain House to witness the marriage of Lindsay & Ryan. They live in southern New Hampshire and made their way up north to Jackson, NH to tie the knot. With family and friends gathered on the ceremony space with the music playing the bride and her father made the walk down the steps. With a few laughs and tears the young couple was married. We spent a short time on photos and then headed back up the hill to the Inn. The rest of the night went as it should have. Dinner, dancing and love. Here is a few photo from the wedding I pulled form the set. I with many years to you Lindsay & Ryan. Thanks again for having me as your wedding photographer.

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Harbor View at Jones Landing Wedding on Peaks Island, Maine | Getting Married in Maine

Harbor View at Jones Landing Wedding on Peaks Island, Maine | Getting Married in Maine

Last evening’s wedding at The Harbor View at Jones Landing on Peaks Island, Maine, was like a dance party, fused with rain, friends and celebration. The kids rocked out so hard that we almost missed the boat back to the mainland in Portland, Maine. The rain came near the end of the evening, but the wedding was not dampened by the weather. Our short beach photo shoot went on as planned, luckily. I returned home to our electricity being out, so I could not get the photos onto my computer until Sunday morning. Here is one shot from the beach. Myself and the couple had made the journey via golf cart and found it almost empty when we waked down the ramp. I love this photo of both the bride and groom together, individually in thought. I feel it represents their union as a couple, and at the same time honors them as individuals. The wind grabbing her vale, naturally becoming the focus of the photo. Thanks John and Joslin for including me on this most special of days. If you want to know more about this Maine wedding venue please see the post were I interview Robin Clark from the Harbor View at Jones Landing.  She answered all the frequently asked questions about the popular Maine wedding venue 

 

Wedding at Margate Resort, Laconia NH | New Hampshire Wedding Venue | Photo Blog

Wedding at Margate Resort, Laconia NH | New Hampshire Wedding Venue | Photo Blog

I was honored to be part of another great wedding in New Hampshire as a photographer. I had to share a few of my favorite photos from the day at The Margate Resort in Laconia, NH,. With The Lakeside Pavilion and tented reception area, this wedding venue makes for a special destination for weddings in New Hampshire. The lake as the back drop is great for photos. The sunset was epic and the bride and groom were happy to take a walk to the waters edge for a short photo session. One thing I want to do at weddings is not only create amazing images for my couples, I want to make sure that their needs come first and foremost. If they want to take the time to create some sunsets portraits, I do my very best to do so quickly and efficiently, so that they are only away from their family and friends for as short of time as possible. We headed to the beach and dock area with the bridal party with the flower girls in tow. I will have more to post later. Be sure to check back for the slide show from this great wedding.

 

Bride opening the curtains in the bridal suite

 

 

Wedding couple poses for a sunset photo

 

A couple after a brdial portrait on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia

 

 

Having a Wedding at Whitney’s Inn | Whitney’s Inn & Shovel Handle Pub | New Hampshire Wedding

Having a Wedding at Whitney’s Inn | Whitney’s Inn & Shovel Handle Pub | New Hampshire Wedding

If you are thinking of having your wedding at Whitney’s Inn in Jackson, NH. You should. It is the perfect location for your outdoor wedding in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The wedding ceremony space is in the woods directly across from The Shovel Handle Pub which is part of The Whitney’s Inn. The town of Jackson, NH it self is a great location for your wedding. There are many spots to take portraits. A short drive from the Inn there is the famous Jackson Falls, The old time wooden covered bridge many fields with amazing backdrop of the White Montains or a short walk to many wooden trails are just some of the locations for wedding photos. 

Wedding at Whitney’s Inn & Shovel Handle Pub |  New Hampshire Wedding

Wedding at Whitney’s Inn & Shovel Handle Pub | New Hampshire Wedding

Venue:  Whitney’s Inn & Shovel Handle Pub

They were getting married at The Whitney’s Inn In Jackson, NH. With the skies showing us rain, sun and clouds. Again, love won. The bride was not worried and nothing could affect her happiness on this day. All was well. They pushed the wedding back thirty minutes to see if it would stay dry. It did, well mostly. It did rain for a bit during the outdoor ceremony. The site for the wedding is just across the street in a wooded area. The wedding guests take seats on long wooden benches. There is a stone fireplace at the front of the isle and that is the spot the “I do’s” take place  Some folks toughed it out others used umbrellas to keep the rain at bay. It was perfect. We stayed under the cloudy skies and ran from the rain once or twice during the family photos. It was a fun time that made this part of the day a memorial one, for sure. We still made a few bridal photos at the end, before the skies really opened up and washed us inside. This was my first wedding at Whitney’s Inn  and The Shovel Handle Pub. It is a great space in a quaint old barn setting. Set up on three levels with dancing on the middle floor. If you are looking for a wedding venue in Jackson, NH The Whitney’s Inn is worth the visit. The owner at the Inn is a great guy ready to help in anyway to make your wedding day special. With the rain coming and going the staff of the Whitney’s Inn was so hands on and ready to help with the couples needs. They wanted until the last possible time to make the decision on the location of the ceremony.  
The food was great and the venue was very clean and large enough to keep most of the guest on the dance floor all night. The guests and family loved to be together on that dance floor and the music played on into the night. I love Jackson, N.H! It is home to many great venues and backdrops for photos.

 

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Beach Wedding Kennebunkport Maine | Wedding Photographers Blog

Beach Wedding Kennebunkport Maine | Wedding Photographers Blog

 

The first look was at 4:45 PM. It was followed with a short bridal portrait shoot on the beach. I used some off camera flash to darken the sky and light the couple. I am happy with how the photos came out! (They are the first few in the series below.) We walked down the beach to the house they had rented for the wedding. They had a big white tent set up, music playing and you could hear laughter. We started on some family photos as the guests enjoyed the cocktail hour before the ceremony started. The couple and the family made their way to the beach to witness the wedding. The ceremony was performed by the grooms father. He did a great job. He made a few jokes and touched a few hearts. After the couple was pronounced, the family hugged and kissed the couple and we headed back up to the yard of the house to have the reception party. The couple wanted to go back to the beach to create some more photos. I was happy to do so. The last few photos in this set is what we created on the return trip to the beach. Kennebunkport, Maine, is a beautiful area with a long beach front that was more, or less, private. There isn’t anywhere to park, unless you have a home there. This makes for a nice place to vacation or live. I have another wedding there later this year. I really hope it is on that same beach with another amazing couple. Thanks Kassie and Bill. I wish you many happy years ahead.
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