Did you find love during the pandemic? Tell us about it for Valentine’s Day
We may be living through a global pandemic, but that doesn’t mean love isn’t in the air. Maybe you have a new boyfriend or girlfriend, your partner decided to put a ring on it or you had a socially distanced and safe pandemic wedding. So in honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, tell us about your love story! You can include photos, write your love story and share with others about how you met your sweetie. Just fill out the form below so you can tell us about your love story.
Get married for free in February in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – The coronavirus pandemic has added stress to many relationships, causing some to crumble and others to become stronger than ever. Although mass wedding ceremonies on the Bexar County Courthouse steps have been cancelled for Valentine’s Day, the county is continuing a modified tradition of free wedding ceremonies for Valentine’s Day and during the month of February. Bexar County Clerk Lucy Adame-Clark will be performing free wedding ceremonies from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12 on the courthouse steps every half hour. Wedding ceremonies are free but a suggested $20 donation to the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter and/or the Bexar County Family Justice Center is appreciated. The San Antonio Sentinel spoke with Judge Gonzalez who said that she’s happy to offer wedding ceremonies to both LGBTQIA and heterosexual couples.
Family remembers late mother, wife killed in Southeast Side crash
I love you, said Stephanie Ramos, her daughter who planned to get married last weekend. I remember an hour went by and then an hour and a half, Stephanie Ramos said. His family can still write him and go see him behind bars but I get nothing, Stephanie Ramos said through tears. She had this beautiful smile that I fell in love with.She was a very loving person, Stephanie Ramos said. It is not right and it is not worth it.RELATED: Driver charged with murder after woman killed in Southeast Side crash, police say
Local couple ties the knot via Zoom in hospital ceremony
SAN ANTONIO – Mother’s Day will be even more memorable this year for one local couple. When Ausenett was hospitalized, the couple thought their wedding plans would have to be put on hold. That is, until nurses at St. Luke’s were able to put together a ceremony that was officiated via Zoom. According to St. Luke’s, nurses made flower bouquets out of tissue paper, signs and served as Ausenett’s bridesmaids. After the ceremony, nurses also provided entertainment during the wedding reception, which featured a dance to “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours,” by Stevie Wonder.
Delayed wedding plans new normal amid coronavirus pandemic
Alex Rodriguez Jokes About Having a ‘Drive-Thru’ Wedding With Jennifer LopezHis fiancee said, luckily, the venue they chose was flexible with their plans. David Garcia, owner of Statue of Design, known for its wedding and hotel floral arrangements, said usually, contracts don't allow refunds or changing dates. “It’s been great seeing that most vendors are willing to kind of adjust accordingly.”His advice to couples eager to tie the knot, "Don't hesitate. Ridlehuber said the hardest part for them was considering all the factors that could affect the attendance at their wedding. “Decisions like that that we thought might impact our family and friends who we wanted to attend,” she said.
Did you postpone a wedding due to coronavirus? Busch wants to give you free beer for a year
Busch Beer wants to try and make it up to these couples by offering them a chance to win free beer for a year. You must also follow Busch Beer on the social media platform where you made your entry. Your wedding plans may be on ice for the time being, but we wanna give you a wedding gift of ice-cold Busch. pic.twitter.com/qkgVXvCsZa — Busch Beer (@BuschBeer) April 15, 2020And if you weren’t due to get married, you too can win by tagging a friend, using #MyFriendsWedding and #Sweepstakes for a chance to win Busch beer swag. Your wedding plans may be on ice for the time being, but we wanna give you a wedding gift of ice-cold Busch.
Texas couple ties the knot on Zoom during coronavirus pandemic
So, off to self-quarantine they went, however, not without tying the knot that coronavirus seemed destined to loosen. Jack and Mariah McElligott said they’ve already had been through a lot -- planning a wedding, only to be pummeled by a pandemic. “So, we found this out the day before the 28th when we were supposed to get married,” Mariah said. "Yeah, the day before we’re supposed to get married we found out we had to be quarantined for 14 days,” Jack said. “We probably had about a hundred, I’d say, two thirds of our wedding participants on Zoom, which was really cool, you know?” Mariah said.
Couple donates flowers to assisted living homes after their wedding was canceled due to coronavirus
The couple had already ordered flowers for their big day and decided to donate them to three Schertz assisted living facilities in an effort to spread a little cheer. Assisted living facilities around the state have been closed to visitors in recent weeks because people over 60 are considered to be most at risk for COVID-19. Local senior facilities are keeping out visitors to limit coronavirus exposureThe flowers were taken to Legacy at Forest Ridge, First St. Legacy at Forest Ridge posted photos to Facebook of some of the residents smiling with their flowers. COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019.
Local couples start Valentine’s Day by getting married at midnight
Local couples start Valentine’s Day by getting married at midnightPublished: February 14, 2020, 7:57 amMore than 100 couples started Valentine’s Day by getting married just after the stroke of midnight on the steps of the Bexar County Courthouse.
Local couples start Valentine’s Day by getting married at midnight
SAN ANTONIO – More than 100 couples started Valentine’s Day by getting married just after the stroke of midnight on the steps of the Bexar County Courthouse. The mass wedding is offered each year by the Bexar County clerk. To be in the service, couples had to get their marriage license from the clerk’s office and pay a fee. The couples had 72 hours to get their certificate to make the marriage official. All couples needed to bring an ID and know their Social Security number for the ceremony.
Couple out thousands of dollars after wedding venue shuts down abruptly
San Antonio – Families across the nation, including right here in San Antonio, are left scrambling for answers after an event venue they’ve booked for thousands of dollars will officially shut down Sunday. That venue, Noah’s Event Venue, filed for bankruptcy without warning to some clients. Latishia Sanford-White and Bidea White (Courtesy Bidea White) (KSAT)“We were hunting for venues July of last year and we went to a wedding at Noah’s Venue and the setup was beautiful,” Latishia White said. Latishia Sanford-White and Bidea White (Courtesy Bidea White) (KSAT)“I am upset because this has taken months and numerous hours to plan,” Latishia White said. “We called them about 15-20 times today alone and we have still not gotten an answer,” Bidea White said.
KSAT meteorologist Kaiti Blake is engaged
SAN ANTONIO – Congratulations are in order for KSAT meteorologist Kaiti Blake who is officially engaged to Mark Chapin. As they walked out onto the platform of the amphitheater, Mark got down on one knee and asked Kaiti to marry him. KSAT meteorologist Sarah Spivey is engagedSurprise No. My stepdad referred to it as ‘the CIA document’ and I didn’t have clearance to look at it,” Kaiti said. Mark arranged for Kaiti to be off work for the entire weekend so she could spend time with everyone and celebrate the engagement.