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Fabulous People

Fabulous People: Brianne Ackerland

Master-certified wedding planner, Brianne Ackerland, is the owner of Stress-Free Weddings, Inc. in Eastern Iowa. “My goal is to help assist couples navigate the wedding-planning process so that they can be confident in their choices and know on their wedding day that they can sit back and relax with their family and friends.”

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Fabulous People: Becky Thomas

Becky Thomas is the founder and president of Mostly Becky, Des Moines-based wedding and event planner. While Thomas started the business as the sole planner on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota 13 years ago, Mostly Becky now has a team of five who have planned weddings in seven states, and counting.

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5 Can’t-Miss Iowa Pride Events

Pride Month is here and alongside the massive celebration of love and equality comes a plethora of festivals and events to help you celebrate the special month. From colorful parades and picnics to cookie parties for the little ones, the following are the top five can’t-miss Pride events in Iowa.