12 June 2021

Meredith & Jeff
Wedding Ceremony

Newburyport, MA

Our. Love. Story


Jeff Ivey

Jeff is a proud native of Merritt Island, located on Florida’s Space Coast near the Kennedy Space Center. He grew up surrounded by family and friends and worked for his family’s construction business during college. Upon receiving his Bachelor’s and Masters Degrees from the University of Florida, Jeff pursued his life-long dream of entering politics. During his career, Jeff has worked on several political campaigns, for former Speaker of the Florida House Steve Crisafulli and is now the Legislative Affairs Director for the Florida Lottery.

First Met

December 2017 at a Happy Hour in Tallahassee, Florida

First Date

Bella Bella Restaurant in Tallahassee.

He Proposed

August 9, 2019 during a walk near Southwood Central Park Lake in Tallahassee.

Love Story

See Our Story to learn more about our romance...

Wedding Day

Saturday, June 12, 2021


Meredith Beatrice

Meredith is a New England native who grew up with her two brothers on their farm in Lebanon, Maine. She played competitive volleyball in high school and college at Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Upon graduation, Meredith moved to Washington, D.C. where she interned on Capitol Hill and then worked for a public affairs firm. In 2015, she accepted a position as the Communications Director for the Florida Department of State and moved to Tallahassee. She has since held several positions in state government and politics and currently works for Governor Ron DeSantis.

Wedding Day Details- Newburyport, MA

1:30 pm

Wedding Ceremony

Immaculate Conception Church: 42 Green St, Newburyport, MA 01950 Meredith and Jeff will hold their wedding ceremony at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church located at 42 Green St, Newburyport, MA 01950. A trolley car will be available for guests to and from the church and off-site parking. The church is also located with walking distance of the reception site (approximately 1/4 mile).

3:30-5:00 pm

Cocktail Hour

Semi-formal Attire. Everyone is invited for a gathering of friends, music, Hor d'ourves, passed and stationary appetizers, a raw bar, charcuterie bistro, and open bar with chilled beverages both inside (2nd floor) and outside of the Museum located at 25 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950.

5-10 pm

The Reception

At the close of cocktail hour, guests will gather at the rear of the Museum under the wedding tent for a sumptious feast, music and dancing. 6-10pm. The wedding tent backs up to the harbor and you'll love the classic New England Village landscape.
Custom House Maritime Museum
25 Water Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
+1 (978) 462-8681


Custom House Maritime Museum
+1 (978) 462-8681

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