On the afternoon of June 18, more than four dozen guests were present to witness the wedding of Bradley DeSchiffert and Julienne Sky Batoon.
“We met 28 months ago,” said Julienne. “We met through a mutual friend. We went on a few dates and fell in love. Been together ever since.”
The couple got engaged at Starfish Point in North Side.
“We fit together so well,” said Bradley on proposing to Julienne. “I can’t imagine not being with her. I’ve never met anyone that can handle me on every level. We have a great time every time we do anything, and we’re constantly smiling and laughing about almost everything. It’s not often you get to meet your perfect match in such a short life.”
According to the groom, he waited many weeks to propose.
“I special ordered the ring and it took some time to arrive,” he said.
Following the arrival of the ring, “we went for a walk down the beach on the bay side when I nervously, yet confidently asked Sky to be my wife.”
“She said yes instantly,” said Bradley. “We were both over the moon with excitement.”
In a wedding planned by Sarah Parker, the ceremony took place at the Regal Beach Club.
According to the couple, they did not see each other before the exchanging of vows that day.
“I think it was nice for us to celebrate and have that first look moment,” said Julienne, who wore a strapless gown with a floral skirt.
Originally from Ilocos Norte, Philippines, Julienne is a spa coordinator, and the London, Ontario-native Bradley is an assistant golf professional and junior golf coach. Among the 58 guests invited, 17 were Bradley’s junior golfers.
The couple, who are residents of George Town, honeymooned in Alberta, Canada, visiting Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper Park before heading to Edmonton.
“It was a spectacular trip and we both got to see some amazing sights,” said Bradley.