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2006-07-26 / LifeStyles

Miss Reinholz, Mr. Huffstetler wed May 27

MR. AND MRS. PHILIP PLAXICO HUFFSTETLER MR. AND MRS. PHILIP PLAXICO HUFFSTETLER Tiffany Renee Reinholz and Philip Plaxico Huffstetler were united in marriage Saturday, May 27, 2006, at 5:30 p.m. at the Cliffs at Glassy Chapel in Landrum. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Dr. Wayne Brown and a dinner and dance reception followed at the Cliffs at Valley Clubhouse.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reinholz of Greenville. She is the granddaughter of Blandina Coelho of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reinholz of Simpsonville and the late Fernando Coelho. She is a graduate of North Greenville University with a degree in Elementary/ Early Childhood Education.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Huffstetler of Gaffney and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Huffstetler of Gaffney, the late Helen Goldsmith and the late David Plaxico. A graduate of USCUpstate with a major in chemistry and a minor in biology and psychology, he is a Ph.D. candidate in the Macro Molecular Science and Engineering program at Virginia Tech.

After a wedding trip to the Sandals Resort in St. Lucia, the couple are making their home at 555 School Lane in Chrisiansburg, Va.

Sheila White of Gaffney served as the bride's maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Arlene Constantine of Greenville, Lesa Green of Greer, Shannon Weinrich of Suwanee, Ga., Emily White of Gaffney and Abigail Wolff of Columbia. Serving as junior bridesmaids were Catherine Coelho and Amanda Kapuscinski of Simpsonville, both cousins of the bride, and Bryn Wolverton of Greer. Flower girl was Amberly Dickens of Simpsonville.

The attendants wore strapless Aline gowns of pink iridescent taffeta featuring double-inverted pleats on the lower back of the skirt. They carried simple and elegant European-style hand-tied bouquets of Rosalita Vendela roses, pink attache roses, green cymbidium orchids, green coffee berries and greenery.

Jay Huffstetler attended his son as best man. Groomsmen were Christian Reinholz, brother of the bride, Phil Krasko of Blacksburg, Va., John Cook, Jon Wade Weatherford and Blake Wood, all of Gaffney. Junior groomsmen were Jonathan Coelho, Michael Coelho, Steven Coelho, Jacob Jones. Nathan Jones and Matthew Kapuscinski, all of Simpsonville and cousins of the bride. Ring bearer was Jake Scott of Simpsonville.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a Reem Acra diamond white couture gown of silk satin. The strapless fitted bodice was intricately adorned with handbeaded silver embroidery that displayed tiny iridescent beads, Swarovski crystals and pearls. The ballgown featured a chapel train that formed a scalloped edge and was embellished with the same intricate beadwork as the bodice. She wore a cathedral diamondwhite tulle veil for the ceremony and an elbow-length diamondwhite tulle veil for the reception with a pearl and Swarovski crystal tiara. She carried an Europeanstyle hand-tied bouquet in shades of pink, ivory and green. The flowers included Latin Breeze bi-color roses, Rosalita Vendela roses, Virginia cream roses, white bouvardia, green cymbidium orchids, light pink peonies, and green berries. The bouquet was wrapped in diamond white and silver shimmer sheer ribbon.

Wedding music was provided by the Fourte String Quartet and soloists Lyndsey Goodwin of Wilmington, N.C., and Seth Shirley of Clemson.

The Full Circle band provided music for the reception. The wedding guests enjoyed a meal served by the Cliffs that included an entre of filet mignon and chicken and an elegant dessert of cheesecake in a cookie basket topped with fresh berries and raspberry sauce.

Couture Cakes of Greenville created the strawberry-filled, buttercream frosted cake that consisted of five square layers with a different design on each. The couple's monogram was embossed on one of the layers. The cake was topped with a fondant-looped bow and resembled a stack of wedding presents.

Holly Long provided the wedding coordination and flowers while Kimberly Backman of Simpsonville was the wedding director.

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Prior to the wedding, several parties were held for the couple.

The bridesmaids hosted a lingerie shower in Greer on January 14.

Pam Blanton hosted a miscellaneous shower at her home in Gaffney on March 14.

Leslie Coelho, Jackie Jones and Yeda Kapuscinski, all aunts of the bride, hosted a kitchen shower in Simpsonville on April 2.

The members of Northpoint Church in Gaffney hosted a miscellaneous shower at the home of the pastor and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Phillips, on April 30.

The bride's kindergarten class at Chandler Creek surprised her with a party on May 1.

Mr. Huffstetler's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Cliffs at Glassy Clubhouse on May 26.

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