Matthew was chosen by his prestigious college to recruit more coeds. At one such presentation, Matthew not only met Colleen but was successful in recruiting her to come to his school. He did not stop recruiting, and as they told me when their eyes locked at a Jack Johnson concert they first knew as one of his a popular songs goes, they would be better togeather.
For their wedding, with more than a hundred classmates and family attending from all over the state, they chose the incomparable Club Mar-a-Logo on Palm Beach Island. Built by Marjorie Merriweather Post in 1927, the estate is currently operated as a private club by the Trump Organization.
The ceremony was originally planned for the beautiful gardens overlooking Lake Worth, but spring showers brought it inside to the splendor of the White and Gold Ballroom. Not only did the Bride and Groom look like they had just walked off the cover of Town & Country Magazine, but all 12 members of the Bridal Party could have been seen in last week’s Vanity Fair.
It was simply grand but upstaged by the humility and sweetness of the Bride and Groom. Their vows were so tenderly spoken that many an eye was misty, including a crusty Sea Captain.