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FREE Wedding Giveaway at Hera's Haven

For immediate release

Contact: Lauren Haby, 210-240-1983 


Spectacular giveaway wedding in Ellis County, Texas


Hera’s Haven, an idyllic ranch wedding and event venue in Italy, Texas, is sponsoring an incredible wedding package for a deserving local couple on Valentine’s Day, 2024. Ranch and venue owner Refel Rushing is an entrepreneur with a heart for his community and a deep desire to share the beauty of his rolling ranchland. The Hera’s Haven Valentine’s Day Giveaway Wedding is the latest of his charitable projects.


The newly constructed venue, which is nestled within the 260 acres of Rushing’s working ranch, recently began accepting bookings for fall 2023. Hera’s Haven includes multiple event spaces: The Chapel, The Arches, and The Hall. In addition, this fully outfitted wedding venue boasts a secluded Guatemalan-style “first look” wall, Bridal Suite, and Groom’s Lounge. 


Any bride- or groom-to-be who is a resident of Ellis County is invited to take a shot at receiving a wedding to remember at this beautiful North Central Texas location. The giveaway will include the use of the entire venue for 12 hours on February 14, 2024, a wedding dress, the groom’s tuxedo, professional photography for engagement photos as well as the wedding, catering, TABC-certified bartenders, wedding cake, floral decorations, a balloon arch, DJ,  professional makeup and hair styling, mobile coffee treat, and personalized invitations. Some of the sponsors participating in the giveaway include Margo West Bridal, Roldan Rivas Photography, La Ti Dough & Co., Black Betty Mobile Bar, Stems from Grace, Serious Balloons, Alliance Entertainment Group, Tease to Please Hair & Makeup, Stem and Grace (floral), Bloom and Pour (coffee/Hot Chocolate cart for evening treat)


To be considered for this dream wedding, the Ellis County bride or groom should like Hera’s Haven on Instagram (@herahavenvenue) and Facebook (herahaven), then visit the venue website at There is a link to the Valentine’s Day Giveaway Wedding where each couple should tell their story. 


“It is truly my goal to share the heart and soul of this beautiful space,” said owner Rushing. “I’m looking for the couple who has had to overcome the biggest challenge, and I look forward to hearing many great stories.” 


The winners of the Hera’s Haven Valentine’s Day Giveaway Wedding are sure to enjoy a host of special touches at the venue, such as stained-glass chapel windows, an elegant fountain, Austin stone bridges, hand-hewn cedar beams, and The Hall’s expansive glass windows. For more information, visit or call 214-699-1310.