Portland Parks and Rec to host wedding site lotto
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Portland Parks and Rec to host wedding site lotto


JENNIFER: THE FORM YOU NEED IS DUE TOMORROW. YOU CAN FIND A LINK TO THE FORM ON KOIN.COM DAN: CHANGES ARE COMING TO THE WAY PEOPLE GET THE CHANCE TO SAY I DO IN MORE THAN 200 PARKS AND GARDENS IN PORTLAND. JENNIFER EILEEN PARK IS IN THE : STUDIO WITH MORE OF THE LOVE LOTTERY. EILEEN: IN THE PAST PEOPLE HAVE LINED UP FOR HOURS TO RESERVE THEIR SPOTS TO GET MARRIED IN PLACES LIKE CATHEDRAL OR LAURELHURST PARK. BUT FOR 2018 PORTLAND PARKS AND RECREATION WILL GIVE OUT PERMITS BASED ON A LOTTERY SYSTEM. THE PREVIOUS PROTOCOL WAS A FIRST-COME FIRST SERVED BASIS . THIS NEW LOTTERY IS INTENDED TO GIVE EVERYONE THE SAME CHANGE AT THEIR PREFERRED CHOICES FOR DATES AND LOCATIONS. ANOTHER REASON FOR THE CHANGE IS CONSTRUCTION. P.P.&R HAD TO MOVE ITS OFFICE SO NOW THEIR ISNT ROOM FOR THE TRADITIONAL WEDDING DAY RESERVATION LINE. SAME VENUES, THE COSTS WILL BE THE SAME IF YOU SIGN UP THROUGH THE LOTTERY. IT IS JUST A DIFFERENT WAY TO DO IT IN THE NAME OF FAIRNESS. EILEEN: HERE IS WHAT FUTURE NEWLYWEDS NEED TO KNOW. STARTING THIS COMING MONDAY 8:00 A.M. PORTLAND PARKS & REC WILL BEGIN TAKING WEDDING RESERVATION REQUESTS AND ENTER THEM IN THE 2018 LOTTERY. APPLICANTS WILL SUBMIT A RESERVATION REQUEST ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE OFFICE AND WORK WITH A CUSTOMER SERVICE REP. THERE IS A NON-REFUNDABLE $110 APPLICATION FEE TO SUBMIT A REQUEST. NO ONE WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE LOTTERY IF THEY APPLY THE SYSTEM IS OPEN THROUGH DECEMBER 14 RESERVATION REQUESTS WILL BE DRAWN ON DECEMBER 15. GOOD LUCK. JENNIFER: NO ONE HAS TO WEATHER STOCKING CAPS AND GLOVES ANYMORE. IT IS A BIT OF A TRADITION IN AND OF ITSELF.

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