Recent Wedding Testimonials

I cannot say enough good things about the staff at SVGC! We got married on 9/16/17 and the wedding was better than anything I could have ever imagined. We booked the venue a year in advance and Janet was extremely helpful in that entire time leading up to our wedding; answering my questions in a timely manner, providing suggestions based off of her experiences with so many other weddings, and she was just so accommodating and friendly. She was an absolute joy to work with! The execution the day of the wedding was flawless! My guests continually rave about how everything went off without a hitch. The staff made sure that we stuck to our timeline and they were all was so professional and friendly. And the food! I still have guests reaching out to me to tell me that the crab cakes were the best they have ever had. All crab and no filler! Everything was delicious!

What I love most about using SVGC as our venue is that it was truly a one-stop shop and made wedding planning so much easier. They have both a ceremony and reception site, they take care of the catering (food and alcohol), they already have the tables, chairs, plates, linens, etc. so you may not have to rent anything, it’s a picture perfect location nestled in the valley with mountains in the background, and not to mention the Fairview House was the perfect place for the bridal party to get ready the day of the wedding. We rented the house for the weekend and my groom and his groomsmen all spent the night there the night before the wedding and then the day of the wedding, they stayed downstairs and me and my bridesmaids stayed upstairs and got dressed. Not to mention that after the wedding, my parents even stayed at the house. It was so convenient!

So if you’re looking for your wedding venue, look no further! It’s everything you could ever want and more!
Bride
Wedding Reception September 2017



" ...everything went according to our timeline, the food was excellent, and the staff was professional and on point... guests commented that the reception was First Class. Thank you Janet and staff for making our special day the Best Day Ever!!"    
Bride
Wedding Reception May 2016


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Thanks for making our day special…all of you may take a bow, not once but several time, thanks so much”

˜Love Wauneta & Ray

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“Thanks you so much for all the efforts you made o our behalf which helped to make our joint Graudaion-Silver Anniversary event so successful. I am sure you will not be surprised to know that our feedback was extremely positive. Everyone enjoyed the facility and its breathtaking view. The cuisine was so delicious and the service was very discreet and accommodating. Now that the company has gone and the notes are delivered, I have had the time to tell you how grateful Gordon and I were for all you assistance in planning, setup, and delivering the services which we all enjoyed. Thanks and best wishes to all the staff who so ably contributed”

˜Yours sincerely, Betsy Booner

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“Dear Janet, Thank you for being a wonderful part of our daughter’s special day. I’m so thankful for your attention to detail. Thank you for your help with the layout and all that you do. Your work is greatly appreciated.”

˜Blessings to you, Bud and Kim Franko

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“Janet and Staff, Thank you so much for all of the hard work that went into our celebration, it was absolutely perfect! We could not have asked for anything better for the evenings! The staff was very attentive and very professional, and we are so appreciative for all you did! Thanks again!

˜Nicole & Kilby

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“Janet and SVGC, Thank you so much for such a beautiful reception for Rob and Colleen. We got so many compliments on the food and beauty of the country club. It was truly a magical day for us”

˜With much gratitude, Tim & Cathy o’Donnell

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“Thank you all so much for a wonderful reception. We were very pleased with everything. The food was delicious and everyone was so helpful and nice. Thank you especially to Janet”

˜Robin Bechwith

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“Thank you Janet for being so great…you made everything perfect! It was truly a storybook wedding. “

˜Thanks again,The Criders

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“We cannot thank you enough for making Meghan and Luke’s reception such a success. Your entire staff is to be commended on a wonderful job. We knew from the start it was the right place to have the reception. We could not have been more pleased.”

Starliper and Gore Families

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“Thank you so much for everything! The reception was awesome! We have received so many compliments on everything from the food, to the wait staff to how beautiful the room looked. It was a completely worry-free experience. If you ever want to us as a reference, please feel free!  Thanks again


˜Drew & Christine Moffat

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“Janet, My husband Ed and I want to thank you again for making Amanda and John’s wedding so wonderful. Our families and friends are still talking about how delicious the food was and how beautiful the room looked. We would definitely recommend the Golf Club to all of our friends.

˜Regards Ed and Paige Doyle

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“Janet, just wanted to drop you a note to thank you for all you did to make Michey and Chad’s wedding a wonderful and memorable weekend. The food was wonderful and the club was beautiful. We go so many compliments which I have to credit to you and your staff. I’ll come by and share some pictures. Tell Richard, thanks for letting us do the horse and carriage. Courtney was so excited.

˜Talk to you soon! Kara Re’Iruyre

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“Thank you for your excellent service for our daughter’s wedding. Everything was perfect! We have had so many compliments on your facility, quality of food and courteous staff.

˜Thanks again, Jerry & Kim Famzier

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“A fairy tale wedding!” That’s how we describe Maria and Mark’s wedding reception at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club. Every detail about the affair was exquisite! The reception and banquet room, normally so elegantly appointed, was enhanced by your glittering Christmas decorations, which you so generously permitted us to use, creating an absolutely enchanted evening!


Although we had arrived later with the wedding party, many guests expressed to us that the passed hot hors d’oeuvres were delicious. On a cold and rainy wintry night what better way to be greeted than with the beauty of sparkling lights, a crackling fire in the fireplace, the aroma of hot mulled cider and delicious hot hors d’oeuvres … those as you well know, were a very, very special blessing for us. Thank you so much.


One might expect a meal served to over 250 people to be typically “hotel food.” However, the dinner that Executive chef  prepared was thoroughly delicious, pleasing to both the palate and the eye. Many of our guests commented on how delicious their meal, whether they had received the chicken or the salmon. Thank you, also, for allowing us to serve our mother’s homemade rosettes. She is 81 and Maria is her first grandchild. What a true joy it was for her to be able to contribute in this way.


To top of the already spectacular evening, Shenandoah Valley Golf club’s huge and beautiful hardwood dance floor was perfect for our Lebanese and the English Country dancing we had planned. What a festive and joyful time! Indeed, many guests were disappointed that the dancing didn’t continue after the happy couple departed.


As a side note, you may have noticed amongst the many military uniforms, one extremely tall (6’9” to be exact) young Marine, Brandon Johnson, a dear family friend. Brandon’s commanding officer permitted him to leave his base in South Carolina that day at noon. Another friend drove from Virginia Beach to S.C. to pick him up and then they drove straight to Front Royal in time to attend the reception. Brandon’s mother conveyed how grateful he was to be able to attend the celebration of Maria and Mark’s wedding, and to dance in his dress blues just eight days before was transported to Iraq. We were so pleased that he was able to share the beauty of that night and our prayers are with Brandon as he is now serving Fallujah.


We cannot express our thanks enough for all you did to make Mark and Maria’s wedding reception so beautiful and memorable! Starting with your expert planning, the enchanting atmosphere, the professional staff and the delicious food, the hallmark o excellence was demonstrated in ever aspect.


With heartfelt appreciation and gratitude,

Donald and Elisabeth Hoffman
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Thank you very much for an exceptional job on the R-MA Homecoming Dinner Dance on Friday, October 15, 2004. The facilities at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club are first rate and the service from all our employees was superb. The dinner and dessert were excellent. Everyone who attended had a great time and we really enjoyed themselves.


Thank you again for providing a wonderful evening for everyone. We thank you for your continued partnerships with the Academy.


Most Sincerely,

Henry M. Hobgood
Major General, USAF, Ret.
President
Randolph-Macon Academy

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The McTag and Wills Family thank all of you so much for providing the beautiful setting and excellent food and accommodation for Chandra and Travis’s wedding reception. It is so nice to be able to rely on people like you to take care of everything and provide such wonderful support!


My only hope is that you are still available when Lauren (now 15) is ready to get married (in about 10 years!).


Fondly,

Judy Mctag

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Thank you for helping to make our wedding celebration truly spectacular! Our friends and family enjoyed the food and atmosphere immensely!! My friend Kendra enjoyed it so much that I may be seeing you again in September!


Thanks again for the very courteous and professional treatment we received from you and the staff.


Sharon and Cory Parsons

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Thank you so very much for making our wedding so perfect! Everything was absolutely gorgeous and ran so smoothly! You and your staff were incredible to work with and we will treasure every moment for the rest of our lives. Thank you so much for everything.


Alan and Laura