Clerk White to join hearts on Valentine's Day
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For Immediate Release
January 25, 2011

Media Contact:

Angie Nussmeyer, 317.327.5099

Clerk White to join hearts on Valentine’s Day


Annual event held to raise money for the American Heart Association


INDIANAPOLIS – Marion County Clerk Beth White will perform civil marriage ceremonies from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, February 14 to raise money for the American Heart Association’s ‘Go Red for Women’ campaign.

For the fifth year in a row, the Clerk’s office will be transformed into a wedding ‘chapel’ for couples in search of a simple civil ceremony on Valentine’s Day. In lieu of an officiant’s fee, couples are asked to make a $50 contribution to the American Heart Association. Since 2007, the event has raised more than $5,500 and 134 couples have been married.

Couples must present a valid marriage license to marry. To apply for a marriage license in Marion County, either the bride or the groom must be a resident of the county and show proof of residency. The license fee is $18 for Marion County residents. Hoosier couples living outside Marion County should apply for their license in their home county, even if they intend to marry in Indianapolis.

Space is limited. Couples can make a reservation by calling (317) 327-4740.  


WHAT:            Valentine’s Day Wedding Fundraiser 

WHEN:            Monday, February 14, 2011

                                    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

WHERE:         Marion County Clerk’s office

                                    W-122, City-County Building

                                    200 E. Washington Street

                                    Indianapolis, Indiana         

* Space is limited; reservations are recommended. Please call 317.327-4740 to reserve a spot. 

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