Published: Aug 02, 2010 7:18 PM EDT
Updated: Aug 02, 2010 4:18 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Brides-to-be from across Southwest Florida are invited to attend the Lemonade Wedding “Bridal Social,” hosted by Studio Six Eleven events and Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida. The wedding show will feature premier wedding vendors on Sunday, August 8 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Bridal Social will be held at the Hotel Indigo in Fort Myers (1520 Broadway).

Admission to the Lemonade Wedding Bridal Social is $3.00. Proceeds from the event support the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation, which provides long-term funding for Goodwill’s programs and services in Southwest Florida.

Brides and grooms will have the opportunity to meet local wedding vendors and begin planning their weddings. Attendees will also be able to register for prize packages and gift baskets from the event vendors.

The winners of the Lemonade Wedding giveaway, Amanda Lustig and David Daugherty, will also be introduced at the Bridal Social. The winning couple was selected out of 50 entries to receive an all-expense paid wedding and reception.

“We came up with the concept of the Lemonade Wedding by experiencing the struggles of starting a new business in this tough economy” says Rachael Schoof, Design Consultant at Studio Six Eleven. “We can only imagine what couples are going through right now trying to find a way to plan and pay for weddings.”

The winners of the Lemonade Wedding giveaway will get married on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Their wedding package will also include a reception at the Heitman House, catered by The Flying Pig.

Other sponsors of the Lemonade Wedding include Black Tie Tuxedos, Connie Duglin Specialty Linens & Chair Cover Rental, Duquette Photography, Elegant Affairs, Elle Events, Fort Myers Floral Designs, Fotos-R-Fun, Frey Valet, Hotel Indigo Fort Myers, Kakes By Karen, LLC, Model T Chauffeur Services, Patty’s Flower Shop, Provident Jewelry, Shari Brownie Photography, and musician Derek Trenholm.