Fourth Annual Best of Weddings Awards Honor the Top Wedding Vendors Across America

Monroe, NY /January 13, 2016 – Reverend Lisa Zaro is (Onwer & Ceremony Officiant) is pleased to announce that Personalized Ceremonies by Rev. Zaro & Officiants has been inducted into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame from The Knot, the #1 wedding resource. Exceptional wedding professionals who have earned four or more The Knot Best of Weddings awards are inducted into the prestigious The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame.

In its tenth annual year, The Knot continues its longstanding tradition of supporting local wedding vendors with The Knot Best of Weddings, a by-couples, for-couples guide to the top wedding professionals across the country. To determine the winners, The Knot assessed almost one million real reviews across the various vendor categories— venues, musicians, florists, photographers, caterers and more—that a bride or groom would want in order to inspire, plan and pull off their own unique wedding.

This year, The Knot Best of Weddings winners represent the top 2% of local wedding vendors listed on There were only 1,088 new inductees into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame for 2016 out of more than 250,000 local vendors featured on

“We are thrilled to receive this coveted award. This is not simply a plaque for us. It represents the satisfaction of the couples we have married as we work as a team to provide the best wedding ceremony services in the area. I am so proud of our Wedding Officiants, Rev. Diana Phelps (Newburgh), Rev. Laurie Kuerlemann (Highland), Rev. Sheila Pearl (Newburgh) and my wonderful husband, Rev. Joseph Zaro (Monroe),” Reverend Lisa Zaro, Owner & Wedding Ceremony Officiant.

Rev. Lisa Zaro credits some of the success of her business to treating it as such. She is a the proud Founder and Legacy Leader of Wedding Vendors of the Hudson Valley, a member of the International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants, the International Special Events Society (Northern New Jersey Chapter), and the National Association of Mobile Entertainers. Zaro attends educational events to constantly improve her business operations, networking events to connect and build relationships with other Hudson Valley, Westchester and Northern New Jersey wedding and event professionals, and, of course, wedding shows and expos to meet couples who are looking for Professional Officiant services for their wedding day.

This weekend, engaged couples can meet Rev. Lisa Zaro at Elegant Bridal Showcase’s wedding expo at Villa Venezia in Middletown, NY on Sunday, January 17, 2016 from 1 to 4 PM.

The Knot has helped inspire and plan more than 25 million weddings. With a rich history of providing quality content and inspiration to couples, The Knot is making it easier for couples to connect with just the right wedding professional to create a wedding that is unique to them. Eight out of 10 couples come to The Knot where they can be connected to any of 250,000 local wedding professionals across the country. The Knot marries great technology with trusted content–and a little love–to make planning for the most important day of a person’s life easier and more enjoyable.

For more information about The Knot Best of Weddings and a complete list of winners, please visit (INSERT PROPER URL).

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