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The Sweetest Engagement Story Ever

AngelaRichards4 Months of Legos, Then a Ring
The engagement story of Angela Richards & Matthew Hama

On December 28th, Matt handed me a small red lego piece and said "Don't lose anything I give you from now on." This led to four months of bagged lego arrivals (every lego numbered individually in sharpie), accompanied by photos to guide me in construction. On April 21st, I received the final pieces, and lego #209 of the house I had just built fell into place. Matt made up some excuse to leave my house, and handed me a letter explaining that this house was not really what I had been building the past several months. 

I was given detailed instructions on how to dissemble and reassemble all the pieces, so that the finished product spelled out 'chk car glv-8x' (which you can check out in our photo gallery). After looking for a car with a license plate of 'glv-8x,'  I finally realized this meant my glove box... There I found a beautiful map which I followed to a private floating house marina on the Fraser river. Upon arrival, I was escorted in turn down to the water by two of Matt's friends, and then told to walk the rest alone. 

I travelled the long stretch of dock hemmed in by houses, and turned the corner to find vases of flowers leading me to Matt, who was standing on the water's edge. After one of the most beautiful speeches these young ears have heard, Matt got down on his knee, and, with a bit of nervousness due to his guessing my ring size, asked me to be his wife.

Thankfully it fit, and I will!

I love my work environment so much, I will get married here!

Laura ArmstrongMeet Redwoods Team Member Laura, she first joined the Redwoods Restaurant team in 2009 where she worked in our concession shack at the 10th tee. After a few golf seasons in various other serving positions in the restaurant, she now works as a supervisor and can also be seen buzzing around the golf course on our beverage cart during the summer.

She has a very exciting couple of months ahead as she is currently training to run her first half marathon and, because she loves the setting at Redwoods so much, she will be kicking off our wedding season this May by marrying the love of her life Matt, right here in our ceremony gardens! With her super upbeat personality and contagious smile, we are thrilled to have Laura as part of our team.

As May is approaching us very quickly Laura has everything planned and is feeling stressfree!

“Working at Redwoods for the past four years, I have seen my fair share of weddings. Although I do not like to admit it, I had started to plan my wedding the first season I worked here – about six months before my soon to be husband, Matt came into the picture. The Redwoods staff team is a very close knit group; it doesn’t take long at all before you start feeling like one of the family. After seeing how dedicated everyone on staff – from the Course Assistants to the General Manager - is and treats each wedding that gets put on, Matthew and I didn’t even have to think twice about who we wanted to be taking care of us on our wedding day!”

Thank You Laura!

Looking to Inspire something different?

Just imagine saying “I do” under the open air on a beautiful summers day and romancing the night away beneath the stars, does this sound like your dream wedding? If an outdoor wedding venue is the perfect setting for you let nature be your backdrop.

For all those outdoor enthusiasts it doesn’t get any better than a place like this…

The lower mainland is full of magnificent parks, gardens, wineries, waterfronts and golf courses; the perfect wedding requires a special location, choosing the right venue will set the mood for your entire day!

Golf courses get overlooked as a possible wedding venue until you attend a wedding at a golf course or you view the ceremony garden, as you stand encompassed by immaculate beauty; a breathtaking view and a beautifully polished setting, the emotions you feel will signify the perfect setting for your wedding.

Outdoor weddings offer a unique atmosphere; one that is welcoming to all and provides a feeling of comfort and relaxation as if the event was in your own backyard. “The outdoor ceremony area is so beautiful and the reception area too, it has that cozy backyard feeling to it but also very elegant and romantic.”

Picture this… the wedding of your dreams surrounded by natures finest in the perfect setting with family and friends to create an elegant mood for both your ceremony and reception.

The Ceremony Garden sets an elegant ambiance for you to exchange your vows. Surrounded in a park-like setting with our lavishly designed flower gardens, it is the perfect place to say “I do.”

Your reception will take place under the magnificent Marquis Event Tent, Enjoy dinner and dancing under the twinkle of mini lights – the perfect blend of dynamic elegant style.

Everyone strives for the wedding of their dreams; the perfect venue to suit all guests, an entire day designed just for you in a unique setting that is different from all others and a memorable experience that will last a lifetime. It’s all about the moments, “Following dinner, my husband and I sat out in the ceremony garden under the stars watching the party under the tent. Everyone was dancing and having a wonderful time.”

Choose the perfect wedding venue for you and the rest will come easy!

New Wedding Website

Redwoods Golf CourseWe recently decided that it was time to migrate all of our information on weddings to a new and improved website. Gone are the days where our perspective brides-to-be have to sift though pages of golf information to find the details they really wanted to see! It is now set up so that you can view everything you need to in a nice streamlined fashion. We also increased the size of the images in our photo gallery to try and convey just how spectacular our weddings here at Redwoods!

We hope you like it!

Pitney Bowes and Redwoods Team up for Earth Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Klaus Hoefner; Klaus.hoefner@pb.com

In recognition of Earth Day, April 22, 2011 Pitney Bowes will take their dedication outdoors!

LANGLEY, BC- In a community, recreational lands are enjoyed and frequented by both local and distant visitors. The Redwoods Golf Course is a designated green space and is preserved as such by the city ofLangley. Redwoods Golf Course is home to over 70 unique bird species. In recognition of the critical role that our green space plays, The Redwoods Golf Course and Pitney Bowes have joined forces and on Thursday April 21 Pitney Bowes Sales, Service and administrative staff from the Vancouver office will work with Redwoods to Plant Trees, clean / repair bird houses and assist with general cleaning of the environmentally sensitive areas throughout the grounds.

In dedication to the land we live and abuse; Earth Day gives us great opportunity to make an impact on our recreational areas and our community cleanliness. The deciduous trees and bushes lose their foliage and create a layer allowing litter to find a place that much easier. On earth day we are able to create awareness and show appreciation for our natural environment.

Pitney Bowes Does More (www.pbdoesmore.ca) goes far beyond products and services offered coast-to-coast by a dedicated team of service professionals. On Earth day Pitney Bowes and Redwoods will help give back to the communities we live in.

About Pitney Bowes:

Delivering more than 90 years of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business through advanced customer communications management. Pitney Bowes is a $5.4 billion company and employs more than 30,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™.

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