After Tara graduated from college, her mother, Teresa, decided to quit her job as a Human Resources Director for a local TV station and start a business with her daughter. With Tara’s passion for photography and Teresa’s skillful ability to pull together any event with ease, the creative duo embarked on a new adventure and Adoring Events and Photography LLC was born. For the past few years they have enjoyed planning all kinds of events anywhere from birthday parties to fun corporate parties to elaborate weddings.
Teresa is a natural event planner–for over 25 years she has helped brides and grooms plan their perfect day! As a former NBC 17 employee for 17 years, she organized and planned numerous events for the television staton both onsite and offsite. She has orchestrated numerous weddings, socials, and business functions. Teresa is not only detail oriented and responsible but also extremely creative. Examples of unique events she has planned and executed to perfection include surprise birthday parties, retirement parties, themed parties, holiday parties, carnivals, and weddings. Teresa is a graduate of Peace College (now William Peace University) with an Associate of Arts Degree, and Campbell University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a certificate in Trust Management.
Tara graduated from Peace College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. Wanting to combine her business knowledge with her photography and creativity, she pursued certificates in Web Design and Graphic Design through Wake Tech. While at Wake Tech, her design work brought her the honor of having a logo she created chosen as the winner for the school’s student-run bistro. If you want a custom, one-of-a-kind announcement or invitation, she can create one for you!