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Celebrations by Shari

Avon , OH
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1914 Pembrooke Lane, scaruso730@aol.com
Avon, OH 44011 US (map)

PHONE

440-213-7574

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ABOUT US

Are you getting married, thinking of renewing your wedding vows or looking for someone to perform a commitment ceremony? Do you want a special ceremony that is written specifically for... Read more
Are you getting married, thinking of renewing your wedding vows or looking for someone to perform a commitment ceremony? Do you want a special ceremony that is written specifically for the two of you? Would you like to have an officiant who will make sure your special day is done exactly the way you have dreamed of? Then look no further!

I am a non-denominational wedding officiant/celebrant residing in Avon, Ohio. As a mobile officiant, I come to you and your venue. Whether your ceremony is traditional or non-traditional, in a church, hotel, or garden, choose Celebrations by Shari to begin planning your new life together.

As a retired teacher of thirty years, I knew in selecting a new career it would need to be one that provided me with the same amount of joy teaching had. I suddenly realized that weddings are a perfect source of joy to brides, grooms, families, friends, and me. That is when I knew what the next chapters of my life should be spent doing -- working with couples to create a wedding ceremony that truly reflects who they are and the love they share.

I will work hard to personalize your wedding ceremony by reflecting the love and commitment shared by the two of you . I specialize in wedding, commitment, and vow renewal ceremonies. I believe your ceremony should be a reflection of the love the two of you share.

No two couples are the same. Therefore, each couple's wedding should be different, unique, and personal. I am able to write personal ceremonies, to suggest original ceremony ideas, and to assist you every step of the way with your wedding ceremony needs. I recently received the Top Officiant Award for the Cleveland Hot List.

Performing wedding ceremonies is my passion. Let my passion be your inspiration - together we will create a one-of-a-kind ceremony that you, your family and your friends will never forget. Read less
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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
Ceremony Rehearsal, Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious, Single Religion, Vow Renewal
What services do you provide?
Allow Couples' Own Vows
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, No Denomination, Presbyterian, Unitarian
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
30-60 Mins.

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Rachael
Wedding:
10/8/2016
5.0/5.0
Rev. Sheri is THE BEST! We're a year out from our wedding and she is checking in to see if we have questions to make our ceremony perfect. She has several options to choose from so that our ceremony best fits us. She was by far the easiest vendor we booked! Thanks for everything so far!
Rev. Sheri is THE BEST! We're a year out from our wedding and she is checking in to see if we have questions to make our Read more...
Rev. Sheri is THE BEST! We're a year out from our wedding and she is checking in to see if we have questions to make our ceremony perfect. She has several options to choose from so that our ceremony best fits us. She was by far the easiest vendor we booked! Thanks for everything so far! Read less
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Celebrations by Shari responded with the following comments:

Thank you! You are so kind and I am honored to be able to help you create an amazing wedding!
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Emily
Wedding:
7/30/2016
5.0/5.0
When looking for an officiant for a Lesbian wedding, we were a little concerned about finding the right fit. Our first meeting with Shari COMPLETELY erased any worries I had. I didn't realize how important a good officiant was until we met with her and I felt totally at ease. Not only is she an awesome person, she had SOOO many options for us to choose from. This was great because we really had no idea what we wanted to do. Shari rocks!
When looking for an officiant for a Lesbian wedding, we were a little concerned about finding the right fit. Our first Read more...
When looking for an officiant for a Lesbian wedding, we were a little concerned about finding the right fit. Our first meeting with Shari COMPLETELY erased any worries I had. I didn't realize how important a good officiant was until we met with her and I felt totally at ease. Not only is she an awesome person, she had SOOO many options for us to choose from. This was great because we really had no idea what we wanted to do. Shari rocks! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Tracie
Wedding:
7/9/2016
5.0/5.0
We love Shari, and we absolutely adore her daughter, Kristen! Shari had a last minute conflict, and Kristen officiated our wedding on July 9, 2016. We could not have asked for a more beautiful ceremony! Kristen was so in tune with what Kevin (groom) and the guys needed help with! She even helped them put there boutonnieres on!!! Kristen made it a truly wonderful, easy process!
Tracie & Kevin Kirk
Brunswick, OH
We love Shari, and we absolutely adore her daughter, Kristen! Shari had a last minute conflict, and Kristen officiated our Read more...
We love Shari, and we absolutely adore her daughter, Kristen! Shari had a last minute conflict, and Kristen officiated our wedding on July 9, 2016. We could not have asked for a more beautiful ceremony! Kristen was so in tune with what Kevin (groom) and the guys needed help with! She even helped them put there boutonnieres on!!! Kristen made it a truly wonderful, easy process!
Tracie & Kevin Kirk
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Mrs. Custer
Wedding:
6/25/2016
5.0/5.0
Shari was great to work with from the start. she was always very responsive and open to any questions. We emailed a lot during our process. I didn't get the pleasure to meet her due to being chosen to go on a mission trip (which I thought was awesome). Shari asked was it ok if she found another officiant within her group. I told her of course this was a great opportunity for her to go on this mission trip and I wouldn't let her miss it for the world. She blessed us with Andrae Hampton who was great through the last month of the process. He helped us with rehearsal, along with ceremony set up of chairs due to having an outdoor ceremony. If you want a fantastic company please hire celebrations by Shari.
Shari was great to work with from the start. she was always very responsive and open to any questions. We emailed a lot Read more...
Shari was great to work with from the start. she was always very responsive and open to any questions. We emailed a lot during our process. I didn't get the pleasure to meet her due to being chosen to go on a mission trip (which I thought was awesome). Shari asked was it ok if she found another officiant within her group. I told her of course this was a great opportunity for her to go on this mission trip and I wouldn't let her miss it for the world. She blessed us with Andrae Hampton who was great through the last month of the process. He helped us with rehearsal, along with ceremony set up of chairs due to having an outdoor ceremony. If you want a fantastic company please hire celebrations by Shari. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Lisa Lee
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
My suggestion is talk to Shari in person from the start and she will win you over. We love the calmness & happiness she creates and any nervousness floated away. We feel blessed to have found her for our outdoor winery wedding.
We adored our ceremony wording.

Robert & Lisa Lee Bliss 6/4/2016
My suggestion is talk to Shari in person from the start and she will win you over. We love the calmness & happiness she Read more...
My suggestion is talk to Shari in person from the start and she will win you over. We love the calmness & happiness she creates and any nervousness floated away. We feel blessed to have found her for our outdoor winery wedding.
We adored our ceremony wording.

Robert & Lisa Lee Bliss 6/4/2016 Read less
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Debra
Wedding:
5/29/2016
5.0/5.0
Once we talked to Shari, we knew we had found the person we wanted to marry us. She had the right personality for us, was extremely professional and accommodating, and sent us wording choice options that were better than any ones we could have thought of ourselves. She also was very flexible and allowed us to customize our ceremony the way we wanted. Her price was reasonable and she made sure that we reviewed and approved the wedding content, price, and wording in advance to make sure there were no misunderstandings. The day of our wedding she arrived promptly and made everyone feel at ease immediately. She took care of everything and even followed up by sending me information about how to change my name legally. We cannot say enough good things about Shari - she was perfect and we would highly recommend her to anyone considering getting married!
Once we talked to Shari, we knew we had found the person we wanted to marry us. She had the right personality for us, was Read more...
Once we talked to Shari, we knew we had found the person we wanted to marry us. She had the right personality for us, was extremely professional and accommodating, and sent us wording choice options that were better than any ones we could have thought of ourselves. She also was very flexible and allowed us to customize our ceremony the way we wanted. Her price was reasonable and she made sure that we reviewed and approved the wedding content, price, and wording in advance to make sure there were no misunderstandings. The day of our wedding she arrived promptly and made everyone feel at ease immediately. She took care of everything and even followed up by sending me information about how to change my name legally. We cannot say enough good things about Shari - she was perfect and we would highly recommend her to anyone considering getting married! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/28/2016
5.0/5.0
Shari was great! She was flexible with us for the type of ceremony we wanted and how many people we were going to have, since it didn't exactly fit into a specific category. Since it was a small ceremony with no bridal party, we opted not to do a rehearsal; Shari arrived early to quickly walk each of us through the process and see if we had any last minute questions. She offers very flexible wording options and lots of choices to make the ceremony just right for you!
Shari was great! She was flexible with us for the type of ceremony we wanted and how many people we were going to have, Read more...
Shari was great! She was flexible with us for the type of ceremony we wanted and how many people we were going to have, since it didn't exactly fit into a specific category. Since it was a small ceremony with no bridal party, we opted not to do a rehearsal; Shari arrived early to quickly walk each of us through the process and see if we had any last minute questions. She offers very flexible wording options and lots of choices to make the ceremony just right for you! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Kate
Wedding:
4/23/2016
5.0/5.0
We would highly recommend Celebrations by Shari to anyone searching for officiants due to their top-notch professionalism and customer service. They were fantastic to work with and truly provided a memorable and engaging experience. It was a pleasure to work with Shari on the wording of our ceremony, and Brian did a fantastic job as our officiant. We can honestly say the ceremony was the best part of our wedding day!
We would highly recommend Celebrations by Shari to anyone searching for officiants due to their top-notch professionalism Read more...
We would highly recommend Celebrations by Shari to anyone searching for officiants due to their top-notch professionalism and customer service. They were fantastic to work with and truly provided a memorable and engaging experience. It was a pleasure to work with Shari on the wording of our ceremony, and Brian did a fantastic job as our officiant. We can honestly say the ceremony was the best part of our wedding day! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Celebrations by Shari responded with the following comments:

Can't tell you how much to be told that the best part of your wedding was the ceremony! That is exactly what we want to happen. Brian and I wish you a lifetime of love and happiness.
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Melissa
Wedding:
11/30/2015
5.0/5.0
Shari made our special day even better with her touches to the ceremony. I had several questions even just a few weeks before our wedding and she never hesitated to help. She always was there to answer the phone, text or email. Even when we had a crisis arise, she went above and beyond to try and make it better. I would recommend Celebrations by Shari for any couple planning a wedding.
Shari made our special day even better with her touches to the ceremony. I had several questions even just a few weeks Read more...
Shari made our special day even better with her touches to the ceremony. I had several questions even just a few weeks before our wedding and she never hesitated to help. She always was there to answer the phone, text or email. Even when we had a crisis arise, she went above and beyond to try and make it better. I would recommend Celebrations by Shari for any couple planning a wedding. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Zach & Amber
Wedding:
10/17/2015
5.0/5.0
Brian was great. He was patient at the rehearsal and took extra time to hear our suggestions and customize the ceremony exactly how we wished. I would refer Brian to any couple who is looking for an officiant.
Brian was great. He was patient at the rehearsal and took extra time to hear our suggestions and customize the ceremony Read more...
Brian was great. He was patient at the rehearsal and took extra time to hear our suggestions and customize the ceremony exactly how we wished. I would refer Brian to any couple who is looking for an officiant. Read less
Services Used: Officiant

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