In lieu of gifts…

As we are merging two households, and have more then we need we need with respect to things.

In lieu of gifts please consider donating to your favorite cause or one of the charities listed below.

As many of you know, Tina’s father passed away in late 2013. In his memory the family created a site to share information about his journey.

American Lung Association in memory of Jim Sphar

Since 2006 Ben has been a volunteer with the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation and a board member since 2008.

Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation



Photos of Floyd

Save The Date!

Memorial Day Weekend

6:30PM Sunday May 24, 2015


Floyd Country Store

206 South Locust Street
Floyd, VA 24091


Hotel Floyd

300 Rick Lewis Way
Floyd, VA 24091
Phone:  540.745.6080
Hotel Floyd

Mountain Song Inn

319 Mystic Lane NW
Willis, VA, 24380, USA

Pine Tavern Lodge

585 Floyd Highway
Floyd, VA 24091

Primland Resort (about 25 minutes away)

2000 Busted Rock Road
Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Cabins, B&Bs and Other Rentals


The ceremony itself is Sunday at 6:30. We have planned some activities that you are welcome to do, but not required.

  • 5/22 Friday Afternoon – Tina/Ben/Abby/Paul arrive
  • 5/22 Friday PM – informal dinner Oddfellas Cantina (
  • 5/23 Saturday AM – Hike provided the weather is good
  • 5/23 Saturday 5:30 PM – Catholic services at All Saints 598 Needmore Lane, N.e. Floyd, VA 24091 for those who attend church
  • 5/23 Saturday 6:30 PM – Dinner at Dog Town (
  • 5/24 Sunday winery tour
  • 5/24 Sunday 6:30 PM service and reception/dinner at the Floyd Country Store
  • 5/24 Sunday 7:15 PM dance lessons
  • 5/24 Sunday 8:30 PM reception ends
  • 5/25 Monday wing it

The two dinners and reception will include gluten-free options.

There is also a BBQ and Bluegrass Festival at Chantilly Farms on Friday and Saturday.

BBQ and Bluegrass Festival

Area Attractions

Villa Appalaccia
Town of Floyd visitors guide
Buffalo Mountain
Chateau Morrisette