Guest Book

Samuel Obeng-Amoako

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Congrats to both of you. Great couple indeed, with such a preparation towards the great wedding day. May God bless you to have twins and more.....

Kofi and Naana Frempong-Longdon

Monday, July 3, 2017

Your wedding day will come and go, but may your love forever grow.

Prince Osei-Sarfo

Monday, July 3, 2017

May God bless you union.

Prince Osei-Sarfo

Monday, July 3, 2017

May you have a great ceremony and may the days ahead if you be blissful

Heidi Yan-Hozempa

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Love

hetty mills

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Awww, am really happy for you two, you guys make a great couple. welcome to the club and have a blissful marriage.

Emmanuel & Taniellia Boateng

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

We love you guys so much. We wish nothing but the best for both of you. We are cheerleaders in your corner. We speak life, success, prosperity, GREAT favor, joy and blessings. Our encouragement to you is: say I love you to each other everyday, pray together often, speak words of life in each other and never let anything or anyone come between you. Annechael, you are Kwame's biggest cheerleader and Kwame, you are Annechael's biggest support. Cherish everyday with each other and most importantly HAVE FUN!!!!

Ropo Oke

Friday, June 16, 2017

I am candidly happy that you are both making decision to be H&W forever. Marriage is sacred, albeit rewarding. I enjoined you to stick together for the best in your matrimony. I pray that God bless this union.

Temilola Famakinwa

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ha! Knew this day was coming for so long. I used to tell you at every NSBE meeting opportunity I would get. And you'd coyly smile saying, "No, there's nothing going on. We're just friends". Sure, sure...I'll play the gullible part :P I'm so happy though! It feels so right, I'm sure all your other friends and family attending will agree too. I can't wait. Congrats, love <3<3

Cat McNerlin

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Okay, your "wedsite" made me cry! There, I said it! LOL Couldn't be happier for you both and can't wait to be a part of your special day. Such an honor to know you both. Much love!!

Asgedom

Sunday, June 11, 2017

It's my honor to be there on your special day. Congratulations my brother . God bless your marriage

Wes Gadsden

Friday, June 2, 2017

It is truly a blessing that the two of you found each other. The short time I've know you seems like a lifetime. Thank you for having me as a part of your life. I wish you happiness and success. I am so looking forward to this very special day.

Biruk Dadi &Melissa Krause

Monday, May 29, 2017

A pleasure for us to be part of this. Congratulations to you both.

Kweku Kwabi & Jenny Huynh

Sunday, May 28, 2017

You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. God bless the both you guys and also congrats!

DELALI GBEDEMAH

Friday, May 26, 2017

Ride on guys! Congratulations.

Henry Aubyn

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

God bless this wonderful Holy Matrimony.

KwameAnn

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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Our Wedding

Flight/Hotel Info

FLIGHT

Airport code: MSP

Car Rentals:

This website provides you affordable rental cost.

http://www.rentalcar.net/

HOTEL

We have reserved 10 rooms blocks in each hotel for your convenience. Please be sure to reserved your rooms as soon as possible to recieve the special discounted rate.

Rooms blocks have been reserved for Friday August 25th, 2017 to Sunday August 27th,2017. If you are arriving early than these day, arrangement can be made with the reservation department.

1. Best Western Plus Coon Rapids North Metro Hotel

3420 Northdale Blvd NW

Coon Rapids, MN 55448

Phone: (763) 576-0700

Group Name: Kwame's Wedding

Rooms and Rates:

Room Type Blocked Adult Cost

NK1 $106.24

NQQ1 $114.74

Cutoff date 8/4/2017: Reservations made after this date are subject to availability.

2. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Brooklyn Ctr MN

2550 Fwy Blvd,

Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Phone: (763) 561-0900

Group Name: Sefah & Wood Wedding

Room Type Blocked Adult Cost

Single Kings $106.00

Double Queens $116.00

King Deluxe Suites $120.00

Whirlpool or Extended Stay Suites $150.00

Reservation

We establish a cutoff date 4 weeks prior to the wedding *(July 26, 2017) * in which your guests would want to call in by to make their accommodations

Our Wedding

Information for Travelers

Minnesota State Fair

http://www.mnstatefair.org/

(651) 288-4400
1265 Snelling Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN 55108-3099

Mall of America

https://www.mallofamerica.com/

651-487-8200
60 E Broadway,
Bloomington, MN 55425

Our Wedding

Poll

Who said I love you first?

How many Kids should this couple have

Where did Kwame meet Ann

What is one of the reason why Ann fell in love with Kwame

How many years have we been together before marriage

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Gift Registry

Target Gift Registry

Target

BED BATH & BEYOND GIFT REGISTRY

BED BATH & BEYOUND

Herbergers Gift Registry

Herbergers

Click on Find Registry and use the code below

9629346

Our Wedding

The Wedding Party

kathrieba

Made of Honor

Kate is my younger sister. She is more of my cheer leader. She has got my back since day one and my best friend. We share happy and the sad moments together. She knows the inside and ot of my and I'm am truly "honored" to have her as my Maid of Honor in my wedding.

Whitney Stephens

Bridesmaid

I have known Whitney for about 7 years. She is my community college mate who became more like a sister. As a sister, i thought it would be great for her to be a part of this memory.

Ruby Boateng

Bridesmaid

Ruby Boateng and I met on our way to our first Genetics class at the U of M as transfer students both from the EastCoast. Rudy had transferred from a community college in NY while i transferred from NJ. We were both late when we met and i quickly thought to myself, "hmm, birds of the same feather, they say flock together". After a while of knowing Ruby, I knew we were definately opposites. Ruby is outspoken and I am quite and reserved and so people wondered how we got along, even parents. I remember Ruby's father who is also like a father to me saying to be that "you are a good person if you can be friends with Ruby". LOL. We both are education focused and have bigger dreams. I always say to myself, even though we may be different in someways, based on physics we definately know that "opposite charges attract while like charges repel".

Thanks Ruby for being the great sister you are and being a part of my big day!

Vera Boateng

Bridesmaid

Vera is the younger sister of Ruby who is like a younger sister. Vera, her sister's and brother Oheneba have been a great support since my move to Mn. Whenever I call on them, they are always by me and with me through thick or thin. They have been my motivation, inspiration and advisors. I cannot thank God enough for bringing them into my life. Thank you lil sis for being part of my big day.

Mabel M.

Bridesmaid

Soon to be Dr. Maj is a community college mate and organic chemistry/ physics study buddy. I remember the times we used to stay up till about 3am in the mornings just trying to solve those tricky problems or study for our organic tests. Mabel used to take energy drinks that helped her stay awake but would crush right after our tests. She tried to introduce me to the 5 hour energy drink but i never gave in but somehow survived the allnighters. I am glad you are a part of making my day a memory doc.

Adowa Assabea Tenkorang

Bridesmaid

Adowa is my high school buddy and we go way back. She knows all about my high school life; she knows about my popular Dj Woodman days on the AGISS campus and how the seniors used to bother me because they claimed I was the "AGISS fine boy". LOL. Adowa and I lost contacts after high school but thanks to Facebook, we reconnected and became even closer when she relocated to the United States. Thank you for being part of this day Adowoa!

JayDah Ampem

Flower Girl

JayDah is the daughter of the bride's best friend from junior high school. She is so cute and a princess. JayDah lives with her paents in the UK and will be flying over for the big day. Excited to have her on our train.

AnnAdele

Flower Girl

This cutie is a family friend's daughter. She is so excited to be part of the big day! We are equally excited to have her as well.

David Ajo

Best Man

I chose David to be my best Man because of the good friendship we have together. My friendship with David started from Anoka Community College and continued to the University of Minnesota where we both majored in Electrical Engineering. We also currently work for the same Engineering firm and he sits across from me. David and I share many ideas together and I am glad to consider him as a great friend.

Kojo

Groomsmen

I chose Kojo to be part of the groomsmen not only because he is my younger brother, but because he is truly my best friend. We have been through a lot growing up. Being close in age, we shared many of the same interests and hobbies as we made our way through childhood, which allowed us to become very close friends. We’ve managed to remain very close as we’ve grown into adults, and I’m very grateful for that. I couldn’t have asked for anything more in a little brother.

Emmanuel Nyarko

Groomsmen

Emma was my high school buddy and we were known to be “too old for the class” lol Interesting times though and memorable times. We also became study buddies during high school. Our communication with him never ended after high school. We always keep each other in the loop and glad to have Emma be a part in the celebration.

Lawrence Kyei

Groomsmen

I met Lawrence in high school as he was my brother Kojo’s class mate. We became friends during high school but our friendship became stronger as we grew older. My brother, Lawrence and I all in leaved in the same house had lots of fun together. After knowing each other and living together for so long, I could not do this without him and happy for him to be part of this celebration.

Kwaku Kwabi Sefah

Groomsmen

Kwaku Snr is another sibling of mine. His the eldest of my twin brothers who come after my brother Kojo. I could not do this without him. We share a lot of memories together growing up. We also have a lot in common and very excited to have him in my wedding.

Enerst Owusus Terbri

Groomsmen

Ernerst is another friend who can never be forgotten in great moments like these. . I really do not know what he would have done to me if he was not made part of this celebration. Lol. Anyway, he was my high school classmate and sat next to next to each other at same point if I remember correctly. We were for not missing dining hall food called "choo" for anything. We studied together and ended up sleeping on our books while hiding to study. Lol. Glad to have you in the celebration brother.

Melvin

Ring bearer

This little guy is Ann's cousin and was chosen to be ring bearer because of his cuteness. He also looks very good in a suit and tie and also has a great smile.

Jeremy Aboagye Mensah

Little ring bearer

Our Wedding

Events

Wedding Ceremony

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Bethany Baptist Church
2025 Skillman Ave W
St Paul, MN 55113

The ceremony will take place at the Bethany Baptist Church. If you've received an invitation, you can click on the RVSP button above to let us know you're planning to attend.

Wedding Reception- No Kids Allowed

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Passion Event Center
7651 Hwy 65 NE
Fridley, MN 55432

The reception will be held at the Passion Event Center. Reception doors will be open for a cocktail hour at 5:00pm prompt. Please click on the button above to RSVP and/or add guest names. Come and enjoy Ghanaian authentic food.

Vendors:

DJ Pep providing us with all the good music.

Decoration by Tuma Decor

http://tumasllc.com/site/

Catering by our caterer Madam Cynthia

Videographer: Scobo Clear Picture Digital

https://www.youtube.com/user/clearpicturedigital

Photographer: Kwame Agyei

http://www.agyeiphotography.com

About Us

Picture Gallery

Thanks for taking the time to go through our photos.

About Us

Our Families

Ann's Family

Supportive Family

I am blessed to have such great parents and can boastfully say that I have the best parents in the world. My parents have been very supportive of every decision and step I have made growing up. My parents have been by myside no matter how rough the road has been.

I thank God for granting me the greatest mother on earth. A special thanks also goes to my late step father, Clinton Askew who has been my greatest support and part of the reason I am here today. A special thanks in rememberance of my departed grandparents and uncles. May their gentle souls rest in peace.

My sincere gratitude also goes to all my extended family members; uncles and aunties and who have been supportive throughout my life. God bless you all!

Kwame's Family

Family Members

My parents have been very supportive and I can’t thank them enough for where they have brought me. I’m very grateful for all the advice especially the financial advice during college. I thank my Dad for the discipline he instilled in me in my teenage years. Apparently, I was very stubborn.lol. Anyway, that discipline has led me this far. My parents have been an inspiration in my life and I know they are very excited to see me get married especially to this wonderful woman of mine; Ann. Thanks Mon and Dad for all your love and support.

About Us

The Proposal

In the just started relationship, there was always a little jealousy, fights and quarrels. In 2015, Annechael felt like it was time to introduce Kwame to her parents. She called her parents and both planned to travel to meet Ann's step dad and mum and introduce her new found love but it was rather unfortunate that Annechael’s step dad passed on to eternity later that year. Kwame expressed how glad he was to have had the opportunity speak with him on phone before he passed. Annechael was in so much pain and agony but Kwame stood by her through it all. During the funeral, Kwame was very helpful and worked very hard and made sure that everything was successful. Due to Kwame’s hardwork and participation, Ann was very convinced that she had found the perfect gentleman sent from God.

After the funeral, Kwame asked Ann to take a day off from work because he was taking her to Vegas for a mini vacation so she could relax and clear up her mind from being in so much sorrow due to the loss of her step dad. They got to Vegas on a Friday evening and early Saturday morning around 6am, Kwame told Ann that he was taking her for wine tasting and had to dress up nicely as she always does. Upon their arrival, Ann asked Kwame, "why are we at a hot air balloon place", and Kwame smiled and replied, “I knew you would love it”. As the hot air balloon flew up to about 3000ft above the ground, Kwame went down on his knees and popped the question. Tears dropped down Ann's cheeks and in tears of joy, Ann agreed to marry Kwame.

About Us

The Bride

I was born in the United Kingdom and moved to Ghana at a very young age where I spent most of my life growing up. I attended one of the best high schools in Ghana; the Accra Girls' Senior High School (AGISS). I moved to the United states after high school to further my education. I attended the Rowan College of Gloucester county where I earned an Associates of Science in Biology. I then transferred to Rutgers; the state university of New Jersey for a semester and later decided to transfer to the University of Minnesota. As fate would have it i met Kwame at the U.

About Us

The Groom

Growing up, I participated in several sports such as soccer, volleyball and track & field. I was more involved in sports during my high school days but also took studies seriously. I earned an Associate of Science degree at the Anoka Ramsey community college. I then transferred to the University of Minnesota where I earned my Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree. During my undergraduate study at the University of Minnesota, I met Ann at one of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) general meetings. One will wonder what a Biology student was doing at an engineering function. Lol. We became friends and the rest is history.

About Us

How we met

In 2011 Annechael moved from New Jersey to Minnesota to further her college education. Annechael was a Biology major in the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota and Kwame was an Electrical engineering major in the College of Science and Engineering at the U.

Annechael joined the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), an engineering student group on campus where Kwame was student leader. Kwame and his team organized monthly general membership meetings. Ann happened to attend one of these meetings as a new student at the U. Kwame met Ann at one of the meetings and that is where it all began.

Welcome

News & Updates

Wedding Shower

Date: TBD

Bachelor/ Bachelorette Party

Date: TBD

Wedding Rehearsal

Venue: Bethany Baptist Church.

Address: 2025 Skillman Ave W, St Paul, MN 55113.

Time: 6pm cst

Welcome

Greeting

Welcome to the "Best of Both Worlds!" Words alone cannot express how grateful we are for your love and support.

Here, you can read about how we met, meet our families, and RSVP to our wedding events that are in the works. We've also included some fun stuff like a poll, a gallery for viewing photo albums, and a way for you to leave us a note in our virtual guestbook!

Watch our traditional engagement highlight video.

We are so grateful for all the positive influences in our lives! Thank you to all our friends and family for your love and support over the years. Thanks for sharing our joy!

Annechael & Kwame

Welcome

Greeting

News & Updates

About Us

How we met

The Groom

The Bride

The Proposal

Our Families

Picture Gallery

Our Wedding

Events

The Wedding Party

Gift Registry

Poll

Information for Travelers

Flight/Hotel Info

Guest Book

Annechael Wood & Kwame Sefah

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Annechael Wood & Kwame Sefah

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Annechael Wood & Kwame Sefah

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