OMG, This Joy Story Wedding Location Is To Die For!
Want an exclusive sneak peek at Adam & Jared's Joy Story wedding venue? It's amazing!
For those who don't know, the epic JoyRide Flashmob Marriage Proposal by Adam Keller to his partner, Jared Marinelli, launched this couple into stardom.
And the proposal brought about a lot of decisions! Adam & Jared have already figured out their wedding party, but now it's time to decide on a venue.
The boys have received numerous offers for their venue, but the final verdict is in!
"There's no reason to look any further," states Adam.
Good friend and Joy Ride spin regular Allison Stockel offered up her Ridgefield, CT estate that is simply perfect for the wedding of the year! She says what draws her to Adam and Jared "is their high-energy, love of life... and it's one of the things that makes them so unique." Since she feels so connected with Adam & Jared, she has offered them to use her home for their big day!
"We're just so blessed to have this come to us," gushed Adam.
This HooplaHa original video was produced by Tracy Chevrier, shot by Yura Makarov, and edited by Varya Rookwood. To see more of Adam and Jared and the Joy Story series, check out our YouTube channel and our Facebook page! To see more about Allison Stockel, check out her story here.
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In 2013, we created this video to mark the 50th anniversary of one of the most moving and poignant events of the last century -- the delivery of the "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. 55 years later, the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. still inspire millions across the world since the day they were spoken on August 8, 1963.
For the past 7 years, Trumbull High School's We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution Program, under the leadership of Social Studies Teacher Katie Boland, has won the We The People state championship title. With more than 28 million students and 75,000 educators who have participated in the Program since its inception in 1987, that's a tremendous feat. This past year the team also came home from the National Competition with the UNIT 3 AWARD or the award for the best non-finalist team for expertise in each unit of competition (How Changes in the Constitution Have Furthered the Ideas in the Declaration of Independence).
Started as a social experiment in Venice Beach, California, the Community Healing Gardens has grown into so much more. Co-founder Nicole Landers initially wanted to develop a framework for introducing new and long-standing residents of her neighborhood to one another, and her mind made a natural leap.
We've met a lot of amazing organizations and non-profits over the years, especially ones that do amazing things to help shelter dogs, who are close to euthanasia, find love and forever homes. Some of these organizations are small and community based, while others cover a larger regional or national footprint. No matter their size, what they do to support these dogs is nothing short of inspirational.
The Trenton Thunder, a minor league baseball affiliate of the NY Yankees, has an unusual way of getting through the dog days of summer. If you attend their home games, you will find Golden Retrievers serving as the "bat dogs" and mascots for the minor league baseball team.
Air Hollywood is the world's largest aviation-themed entertainment studio, but that's not the only feature that makes it special. Every year, for one night only, Air Hollywood opens its hangar to the public for a special event called Open Sky for Autism.
Do you ever wonder how veterans cope with life once they come home from combat? After being trained to be on high-alert 24/7, what's it like for them to integrate back into everyday society? It raises the question: our military members protect us, but who protects them?