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Nominations for the 2022 Salute to Heroes
Wedding Venue Giveaway are now open!

Do you know a hero bride-to-be or groom-to-be who deserves an amazing wedding venue—or are you one yourself? Then this is the contest for you! Read full rules and qualificaitons, then submit your nomination using the form below.

The contest is open from February 1, 2022, until March 31, 2022. Best of luck to all entrants!

Honoring Those Who Serve

A bride-to-be or groom-to-be currently (at the time of entry) employed as a Nurse, Fire Fighter, Emergency Medical Technician, Law Enforcement Officer, or active duty US Military, working or living in the Hampton Roads community (Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Hampton and Newport News, Virginia), can submit or have submitted on their behalf a written entry about their hero status and how they are deserving of this award.

One couple will be selected. One event date will be awarded. Event date will be mutually agreed upon and scheduled during the months of May-December 2022, Event to be held at the Historic de Witt Cottage (circa 1895) located at 1113 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Beginning April 1, 2022, a panel of 3 judges will review the entries and select 1 mutually agreed upon winner based on a variety of factors including but not limited to occupation and the couple’s “Hero” story.