An Essential Event is a Colorado-based company specializing in event design, wedding coordination and wedding officiant services. The owner, Cheryl Lynn Foster-Gerton, is a Denver native and a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English, as well as her certification as a Professional Bridal Consultant (PBC) from Penn-Foster Career School. Cheryl Lynn is also pleased to be Colorado’s first and only certified Preston Bailey Signature Wedding and Event Designer (PBSWED). With over fifteen years of event and wedding planning experience in both the private and public sectors, Cheryl Lynn has acquired an acute attention to detail and a reputation for getting results. A member of both the American Association of Wedding Officiants and the Association of Bridal Consultants, Cheryl Lynn is an avid contributor to the event and wedding industry. Her work has been repeatedly featured in such prestigious Media publications as Perfect Wedding Guide, Wedding Planner Magazine and The Denver Post. As an event and wedding planner, she believes in the value of her clients’ vision and seeks to combine her creativity with their budget to produce highly professional and one-of-a-kind experiences. As a non-denominational officiant who received her ordination in 2009 from Rose Ministries, Cheryl Lynn has crafted and performed more than 150 custom wedding ceremonies. Her ability to lend advice, research alternatives and leverage resources is an invaluable asset that can assist her clients throughout the wedding planning process. Her goal is to consistently exceed expectations, and to convey seamless service for a stress-free day. Cheryl Lynn’s passion for people, planning and service are the foundation of her success, and are sure to guide her in preparing for the next essential event – yours!