And We Danced DJ Entertainment had the pleasure of celebrating the marriage of George and Emma at Robbins’ Paradise Ranch, Julian, PA. Pastor Randy united the couple in matrimony. The bride chose a gorgeous, sleeveless, A-line, Justin Alexander bridal gown. Her bridesmaids were adorned in long, sky blue gowns. George and his men were garbed in white shirts with a formal navy blue suit and tie.

Rustic Catering presented a delightful assortment of hors d’oeuvres and a delicious buffet for all to partake and enjoy. Avant Garden created the wonderful flower arrangements for the bridal couple, wedding party, family and tables. VJM Studios was the photographer capturing the couple’s enchanting moments throughout the balmy, summer day and shimmery night. Delectable Delights by Heather Luse created the charming, white wedding cake with vanilla buttercream frosting filled with layers of frosting and raspberry filling. The bride, her bridesmaids and mother’s of the bridal party chose Looks Hair Design to provide the right coiffure for the day. And We Danced DJ Entertainment provided the musical entertainment for the evening.

George and Emma began their night dancing to Dan & Shay’s “From the Ground Up.” And We Danced DJ Entertainment kept the crowd hopping. George and Emma were consistently on the dance floor for every slow dance. Emma’s brother also celebrated the couple’s nuptials by singing Nat King Cole’s “Unforgettable.” He also serenaded his parents with Randy Travis’ “Forever and Ever, Amen.” The crowd was eager to dance and have fun under the twinkling sky. Even the elk and white-tailed deer at Robbins’ Paradise Ranch made an appearance for the happy couple and guests throughout dinner and early evening.

Thank you George and Emma for choosing And We Danced DJ Entertainment to be a part of your wedding day festivities. Good luck in your new life as husband and wife!

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And We Danced DJ Entertainment had the honor of providing entertainment at Vince and Megan’s Wedding Reception at Above The Valley Event Center.

Vince and Megan were married in Denver, Colorado and decided to have a reception in the State College area for friends and family. 2019 was the 10 year anniversary of their being a couple, and they emphasized that their wedding reception was a celebration of their first decade together. And We Danced DJ Entertainment provided the music, lights and emceeing for the evening.

Jam Band music was played by And We Danced DJ Entertainment to enhance cocktails along with upbeat music for the dinner hour. A little later, everybody was ready to have fun. Lights were turned down, and the guests began getting up and moving to the music. While some guests left the dance floor to get some fun pictures with their friends and significant others at the photo booth provided by Lotsa Laffs Photo Booths, many began to dance and move to the throbbing dance music. Guests were constantly on the dance floor dancing to their favorite tunes for the entirety of the evening with the sun setting in the beautiful valley backdrop.

Vince and Megan met working together in State College. They later graduated from Penn State University in 2013. After later spending time working in the Denver, Colorado area, Vince and Megan decided to tie the knot there. The announcement of their wedding reception in State College was an exciting surprise to all of their friends and family back home!

At the end of the night, many of the guests thanked And We Danced DJ Entertainment for a great time! We had a totally awesome time ourselves, and we thank Vince and Megan for inviting us to be the entertainment and emcees for their wedding reception. Congratulations to both of you!

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And We Danced DJ Entertainment had the pleasure of celebrating the winter holiday season with Avail Technologies, Inc. at the Mountain View Country Club. Avail Technologies planned an exciting night of activities for their employees and guests. Guests had a chance to bet on some horse races following dinner followed by a spectacular prize giveaway for employees, a lovely speech from Avail President/CEO Dorsey Houtz concerning the growth of Avail, music and dancing from And We Danced DJ Entertainment and photo booth fun from Lotsa Laffs Photo Booths.

The Mountain View Country Club provided delightful hors d’oeuvres, a wonderful dinner buffet along with an after dinner buffet of delicious snacks and sandwiches for guests. Star Valle Entertainment and Decor created the beautiful snowflake balloons, centerpieces and tree displays adorning and enhancing the holiday season for Avail’s holiday party. Lotsa Laffs Photo Booths was busy snapping shots of Avail’s family and their guests posing with holiday and non-holiday props. And We Danced DJ Entertainment had the Avail family and their guests dancing to hits from the past and present. Avail President/CEO, Dorsey Houtz, could be seen strutting his stuff to the staff-requested ZZ Top song “Sharp Dressed Man!” Avail Technologies continued to dance past midnight before saying goodnight!

Avail Technologies was founded in 1999 by Dorsey Houtz to provide technology to certain mid-size transit agencies. Since its inception, the company has grown under Dorsey’s leadership providing target markets cost-effective and cutting-edge services and technology to meet the needs of transit operators with medium-sized fleets. Today, Avail Technologies is the nation’s leading provider for transit operators. They are proud to be the chief provider of services and technologies to this specific segment of the transit market. In 2019, Avail Technologies was ranked one of the “Best Places to Work in PA!”

And We Danced DJ Entertainment had an amazing night with Avail Technologies employees and guests as they celebrated the holiday season. Thank you Avail Technologies, for choosing And We Danced DJ Entertainment to be part of Avail’s holiday party!

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And We Danced DJ Entertainment spent a spectacular night at the Nittany Lion Inn with the Penn State Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) as they held their annual Winter Gala. This marked the fifth consecutive year that And We Danced DJ Entertainment was part of this wonderful event. And We Danced DJ Entertainment placed uplights throughout the Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom. A dazzling display of blue uplights gave guests a charming Penn State and Winter themed experience.

And We Danced DJ Entertainment provided light background music during the marvelous dinner. The Nittany Lion Inn captured everyone’s attention with the prime rib carving station. Other delicacies were abundantly displayed to fit vegan and non-vegan appetites. After dining on the delicious entrees, the lights were turned down, and the guests began to have fun dancing to classic, pop and international music favorites.

While some guests enjoyed dancing the night away, other guests spent time with friends and significant others at the Lotsa Laffs Photo Booth which was located inside the Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom this year. Lights were flashing throughout the night while guests danced to old standbys such as the Cupid Shuffle, Wobble, Cha Cha Slide and the Cotton-Eyed Joe. The dance floor was packed with guests that dancers were also dancing behind the DJ booth.

Each year the Graduate and Professional Student Association raises awareness for a local charitable organization during the Winter Gala. This year the Graduate and Professional Student Association collected donations at the door for Centre Safe, formerly the Centre County Women’s Resource Center. This organization helps to empower people that have been sexually abused, stalked or experienced domestic violence.

The Penn State Graduate and Professional Student Association Winter Gala is one of our absolute favorite events of the year! We can’t wait until next year when they host their next Winter Gala!

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And We Danced DJ Entertainment had the pleasure of providing sound and music for the recent marriage of Fallon Mazza and Gary Glatz at Rolling Rails Lodge in Port Matilda. Fallon and Gary were married inside the lodge by Dr. James Glatz, an uncle to the groom. Fallon wore a stunning Casablanca strapless, white, jeweled gown from Diamonds & Lace Bridal Boutique. Gary and his ushers sported dark gray suits and white shirts. The bridesmaids were garbed in burgundy sleeveless gowns and carried handmade bouquets featuring burgundy and white flowers.

Viva Bella Salon was the hair designer and makeup artist for Fallon, her bridemaids and the mothers of the bride and groom. Tap Root Kitchens, a culinary enterprise gleaming ingredients from local farmers, presented a delightful assortment of hors d’oeuvres and a delicious buffet for all to partake and enjoy. Mallory Toulouse of Jane and Dave Photography was the incredible photographer capturing the breathtaking moments featuring Fallon, Gary and their loving family and friends. Shirley McLaughlin fashioned the splendid wedding cake. The newlyweds also had the traditional Pittsburgh Cookie Table alongside 3rd Wind Coffee Company’s fresh brewed coffee.

The newlyweds began their reception dancing to “When I Look Into Your Eyes” by Firehouse. After dinner and emotional toasts, a special anniversary song, “This Is It” by Scotty McCreery, pulled all married partners to the dance floor. Later, Alaskan guests welcomed Gary and Fallon to their new state by dancing and singing to Garth Brooks “Friends In Low Places” ending with an Eskimo kiss and a snowball fight. And We Danced DJ Entertainment kept the dance floor packed the entire night!

Thank you Gary and Fallon for choosing And We Danced DJ Entertainment to be a part of your wedding day festivities. Good luck as you begin your new life as husband and wife in Alaska!

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State College, PA, January 18, 2020. — And We Danced DJ Entertainment was announced a winner of the 2020 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®, an accolade representing the top wedding professionals across the board in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism reviewed by couples on WeddingWire. A leader in the global wedding planning industry, WeddingWire continues its celebration of local wedding vendors with the announcement of its twelfth annual WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® winners. To determine these distinguished wedding professionals, WeddingWire analyzed reviews across more than 20 service categories, from venues and caterers to florists and photographers to find the most highly rated vendors of the year. These winners exhibit superior professionalism, responsiveness, service, and quality when interacting with the millions of consumers who turn to WeddingWire to help ease their wedding planning process each month.

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And We Danced DJ Entertainment had the pleasure of celebrating the marriage of Amber Miller to Brandon Dougherty at Earlystown Manor. Their reception followed their wedding nuptials which were performed by the godfather of the bride, Don Drass. Autumn is Amber’s favorite time of year, and she chose the season as the color theme for her wedding day. Amber wore a stunning Pine Ridge sleeveless, beaded, white gown with a white veil. Brandon sported a blue suit, white shirt and white tie. The bridesmaids were arrayed in teal, sleeveless gowns, and the groomsmen were attired with blue suits, white shirts and teal ties. Amber and her bridesmaids carried bouquets featuring white, burgundy and yellow flowers with taupe and brown floral accents. Brandon and his groomsmen were arrayed in burgundy and white boutonnieres.

Deb’s Creative Cakes and Decor crafted the beautiful three tiered wedding cake. CK’s Catering presented a delectable buffet for all to partake and indulge. Emily Lane of Emily Lane Photos was the wonderful photographer that captured the couple’s first dance and all the enchanting moments throughout the day and night. And We Danced DJ Entertainment provided the stellar musical tunes for all to enjoy that night. Brandon and Amber began their night dancing to Ed Sheeran and Beyonce’s duet version of Perfect. A memorable moment occurred when Brandon escorted his mother, Donna Boring, to the dance floor for the mother and son dance. Donna has been confined to a wheel chair and spent six months working to stand for this moment. Brandon helped her stand up and they slowly danced in place to Nichole Nordeman’s Slow Down!

Brandon and Amber spent the night talking, laughing, kissing, snuggling and dancing together and with family and friends. They met and attended Cambria Heights together. It took Amber many years before she agreed to go out with Brandon on a date. They are best friends and cannot wait to see what the world has in store for them as a married couple!

Thank you Brandon and Amber for choosing And We Danced DJ Entertainment to be a part of your wedding day festivities. Good luck in your new life as husband and wife!

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And We Danced DJ Entertainment had the pleasure of providing music for the Penn State All Campus Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity HUB takeover that was held at Heritage Hall in Penn State’s HUB Robeson Center. Various Penn State organizations were on hand eager to talk to new and returning students. Brian Patchcoski, Director of the Penn State Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, and Sonya Wilmoth, Assistant Director of the Penn State Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, were greeting and welcoming students to the gathering.

This is the second year that And We Danced DJ Entertainment provided music for the awesome event! Students, faculty and organizational staff had fun hearing and dancing to LBGTQ Pride songs, pop LBGTQ songs and familiar line dancing songs such as the YMCA, Cupid Shuffle and the Cha Cha Slide. Even some of Penn State’s local police force members could not pass up the opportunity of dancing to the Cupid Shuffle!

Penn State’s Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity serves the entire Penn State community. It is currently located in the Boucke Building. Normal hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, and Wednesday they have expanded hours from 5 pm to 8 pm. The group recently changed it’s name to better serve the diversity that exists in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and related identities of the LGBTQ+ community. They offer educational social and supportive programs alongside workshops and individual consultations. The staff is always available and eager to support students, faculty and staff and honor each person’s gender and sexual diversity. The group has social media links to their activities on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and Snapchat.

Thank you to the Penn State Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity for choosing And We Danced DJ Entertainment to be part of your 2019 HUB takeover!

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