Key – Zbrzeznj Wedding

Collen Mitchell Key and Mark Adam Zbrzeznj met at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2005. The two stayed friends through college. After graduating, they bumped into each other in early 2009, and began rekindling their friendship. Mark asked Collen out on their first date – dinner and sledding in Minturn. Sparks flew and their friendship quickly evolved.

In January 2013, Mark called Collen and asked her to go to dinner at Spendido, a special restaurant in Beaver Creek. Mark said he received a gift certificate from work so Collen wouldn’t expect anything. Once they arrived, the two started the evening sipping martinis in a spot right next to the piano. After talking and joking around, he nervously got out of his chair, slipped to one knee and asked her to marry him. Collen quickly said yes and the two celebrated with champagne and an amazing dinner.

After the wedding, they spent five nights on the Pacific side of Panama followed by five nights on a sailboat through the San Blas Islands. They reside in Eagle Vail, Colorado, where Collen sells Vacation Ownership Real Estate for Starwood Vacation Network Hotels and Resorts while Mark is the Senior Property Manager and Broker Associate for NAI Commercial Properties.

Bride: Collen Mitchell Key
Groom: Mark Adam Zbrzeznj
Bride’s Parents: John Scott & Shelby Stumpf Key
Groom’s Parents: Bernard Edward Zbrzeznj & Barbara Coxe Zbrzeznj
Date of Wedding: April 5, 2014
Ceremony and Reception Location:
New Orleans Country Club
Coordinator: Grand Events New Orleans Kenneth LaCour
Celebrant: Rev. Henry Hudson
Ceremony Music: Harry Hardin Ensemble
Wedding Gown: Liancarlo, The Little White Dress Denver
Maid of Honor: Whitney Elizabeth Lynch Key
Matron of Honor: Brette Key Campos
Bridesmaids: Katie Baldwin Key, Caroline Martin Gray, Meredith Bess Russo, Jill Zbrzeznj Rafter & Pamela Jean Zbrzeznj
Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale
Flower Girl: Sienna Key Campos
Ring Bearers: Miles Key Campos, Baldwin Scott Key & John Hunter Key
Groom’s Attire: Light grey tux with Nola Couture Pontchartrain Pink bowtie
Best Man: Brian Ross Henley
Groomsmen: Fernando Ottoni Campos, Jordan Ross Canino, Brandon Scott Key, Joseph Gerald Rafter & Brady Joseph Ricci
Ushers:  Hugh Jameson Wodlinger,  Ryan Joseph Souto & William John Iverson
Groomsmen’s attire:
Light grey suits with Nola Couture Pontchartrain Pink tie
Rings: Hiller Jewelry
Florist: Dunn & Sonnier Flowers  
Invitation: Scriptura
Caterer: New Orleans Country Club, Kyoto and Kenny Lecour’s expertise from Dakota Catered – Grand Events
Wedding and Groom’s Cake: Zoë’s Bakery
Photographer and Videographer: 509 Photo Birmingham, Alabama
Make up: Tisa’s Beauty Bar
Hair: Heather Mahoney & Jennifer Gillis, H20 Mandeville
Music: Jimmy Church Band, Nashville


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