FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 1/9/2002

Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado
P.O. Box 38416, Colorado Springs, CO 80937
Call 800-265-7696 for Information or a Free Guide

Look for us online: www.innsofcolorado.com

Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado, in an ongoing effort to highlight the many regional efforts of our BBIC State Members, are happy to announce….

Plan your Colorado Wedding at one of our wonderful Bed and Breakfast properties!

For More Information Contact: Pat Fejedelem (719) 473-8684 or Lisa Kolb (719) 471-9265

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Panoramic mountain views are the backdrop for your unique outdoor wedding. Ideal location for the wedding ceremony under the gazebo overlooking Pikes Peak and the reception in the spacious wedding meadow. We are the canvas and you are the artist when it comes to how you experience the most important day of your new life. Dates: May through October for outdoor and year round for indoor weddings Cost: For outdoor weddings all 5 rooms booked for 2 nites plus $500 use fee. Black Forest Bed & Breakfast (Susan Putnam) Address: 11170 Black Forest Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908 Reservations: 800-809-9901 Local: 719-495-4208 Website: http://www.blackforestbb.com E-mail: blackforestbb@msn.com

"Short and Sweet" Elopement Package Blue Skies Inn hosts the perfect wedding for the bride and groom who'd rather have a very small, intimate event rather than the whole bridal nine yards. For those who want to skip the Hollywood aspect of an enormous wedding for two hundred guests, Blue Skies Inn presents a stress-free elopement package that features a two day stay in Morning Glory suite with breakfast delivered to the honeymooners' door. The "Short and Sweet" package includes a bridal bouquet, rose petals strewn in the Secret Garden for the ceremony, a wedding cake for two, and an album of wedding photos delivered with breakfast the next morning. Our officiants will arrange a time to marry guests at the inn or a chapel nearby. This package is also a sentimental way to mark a special anniversary with a renewal of vows. Cost: $675 Blue Skies Inn (Sally and Mike) Address: 402 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 Reservations: 800-398-7949 Local: 719- 685-3899 Website: http://www.blueskiesbb.com E-mail: sally@blueskiesbb.com

The Wedding Package includes use of the common areas for a 3-4 hour period and use of the Bridal Suite that has a king size bed, gas log fireplace, jetted tub for two, and an oversize shower with two shower heads. Other guest rooms are available for rental to members of the bridal party or family members at regular room rates. Catering is available from the Crescent Lily Staff and we have a liquor license that requires any alcohol to be supplied by the Inn. Dates: Oct 1 to May 15 Cost: $800.00
Crescent Lily Inn (Lin and Mark Medicus) Address: 6 Boulder Crescent St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Reservations: 800-869-2721Local: 719-442-2331 Website: http://www.crescentlilyinn.com E-mail: info@crescentlilyinn.com

Be the center of attention at the Hearthstone Inn! Have your guests enjoy a unique atmosphere and the wonderful cuisine of Executive Chef Marcel Chene le Francais. Treat yourself to a wedding in the Victorian ambience of the Hearthstone Inn. Capacity: Ceremony: up to 65 guests Reception: up to 65 guests in one room, 100 guests in two rooms, or 125 outdoors Guest Rooms: 25 unique guest rooms (3 suites) Rent the entire Inn and make it your own for this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Food and Menu Planning: Freshly-prepared American cuisine, Customized menus/combination plates, Cocktail hour, hors d'ouvres, brunches, luncheons, four to five-course dinners; All-inclusive beverage and dining budgets from $11 to $100 per person. Full liquor license. We can help with flowers, music, balloons, gift baskets, and custom chocolates. We can help you plan your ceremony and work with a wedding officiant. Cost: Conference Center or Dining Room (during non-restaurant hours) 4 hours = $100, 8 hours = $200, 24 hours = $300 Fireplace Dining Room 4 hours = $50, 8 hours = $100, 24 hours = $150. Hearthstone Inn (David Oxenhandler) Address: 506 North Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Local: 719-473-4413 Reservations: 800-521-1885 Website: http://www.hearthstoneinn.com E-Mail: hearthstone@worldnet.att.net

Set in the mountainside amongst beautiful Aspen, Evergreen and wildflowers, the Hunt Placer Inn is a wonderful setting for your intimate wedding or an elegant option for out of town guests. Dates: Not available February 14 - April 6, 2002 Hunt Placer Inn (Trip & Kelly Butler) Address: 275 Ski Hill Road, PO Box 4898, Breckenridge CO, 80424 Reservations: 800-472-1430 Local: 970-453-7573 Website: http://www.huntplacerinn.com E-mail: info@huntplacerinn.com

Wedding Packages For Those Who Prefer a Small, Intimate Ceremony. The Lennox House is the perfect gathering place for your 10-12 person size wedding. Sunday through Thursday events allow for a one night booking of the whole house plus use fee. This includes 4-5 hours in the common area for set-up, actual wedding ceremony, appetizers, dinner or cake in the dining room and clean-up. If you prefer to have live music, a Baby Grand is available on the premise. Your guests may choose to spend the night in any one of the 4 Guest Rooms. The Bride and Groom may choose from one of our two Premium Guest Rooms with a choice of a Tub-for-Two or Fireplace in their room. Friday or Saturday events require a two night booking of the whole house plus use fee. Here are some local catering suggestions to from to make this event a "One-of-a-Kind Memory" to cherish forever. Dates and Cost: Sunday - Thursday Event $600 Friday and Saturday Event $1,000
Lennox House Bed and Breakfast (Mark & Lisa Kolb) Address: 1339 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Reservations: 800-471-9282 Local: 719-471-9265 Website: http://www.lennoxhouse.com E-Mail: info@lennoxhouse.com