College to offer wedding and event planner course |

College to offer wedding and event planner course

EDWARDS — Colorado Mountain College has partnered with Lovegevity’s Wedding Planning Institute, a nationally recognized training program for the wedding and event planning industry, to offer a wedding and event planning certification course.

Classes will be held on Mondays from Sept. 29 through Dec. 8 at the college’s Edwards campus and taught by Hollie Johnson Hawkins, an event professional in the Vail Valley for 17 years. Hawkins also has a private business, Events by Hollie, which oversees weddings and events nationwide.

The class covers the basic fundamentals of planning, orchestrating and delivering social events, including contracts, pricing formulas, marketing strategies and more. Students will also gain hands-on experience by attending real events, meeting with local vendors and participating in class trips to tour local venues and facilities.

The cost is $995. To register by phone, call 970-569-2900.

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