Alison Dzwonczyk is engaged to Nicholas Early. They plan a June 2014 wedding. (Photo courtesy of the couple)
Eliza Roberts is engaged to Gary Moffat Jr. They plan a May 2014 wedding. (Photo courtesy of the couple)
LOVE CITY, USA - This week, two future physicians decide the doctor is in... love. And, dance moves lead two soul mates to a life partnership.
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LOVE CITY, USA - Can two physicians in different cities turn their romance into forever? Can a night on the dance floor lead two soul mates toward a lifelong waltz? Read on! And find out how you can share your love story.
Newly engaged: Nicholas Early and Alison Dzwonczyk Wedding date: June 7, 2014 Location of Wedding: St. Cecilia Parish, Oakley Location of Reception: The Bell Event Centre, Cincinnati
Alison Dzwonczyk, daughter of John and Patrice Dzwonczyk of Avon Lake, Oh., is engaged to Nicholas Early , son of Albert and Christine Early of Sycamore Township, Oh.
Ms. Dzwonczyk, 26, is a fourth-year medical student at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. Mr. Early, 28, is a resident in Orthopedic Surgery at Akron General Medical Center. The couple met through mutual friends in the summer of 2008 and knew it was love from the first "hello."
Four years later, in December 2012, the groom-to-be drove to Cincinnati to take Ms. Dzwonczyk on a special date night at the Cincinnati Zoo Festival of Lights. The couple spent the evening walking hand-in-hand, romanced by the glow of lights, seasonal music, and of course the adorable animals. As the pair began to make their exit, Mr. Early pulled the bride-to-be aside, dropped to one knee, and presented her with a ring.
The pair says even though much of their relationship has been spent bridging the gap of a long-distance relationship, it has actually helped them to grow together as a couple.
FaceTime has also helped to ease their lonely hearts. When they are together, they love to laugh and share inside jokes only the two of them understand. The pair also says that they are excited to finally be married and be able live together as husband and wife.
The couple is not sure where they will live after their wedding. With both partners in medical school, they’ll simply be flipping the coin of fate and waiting to see where it lands.
Newly engaged: James “Gary” Moffat Jr. and Eliza Roberts Wedding date: May 31, 2014 Location of Wedding: Armstrong Church, Indian Hill Location of Reception: Camargo Club, Indian Hill
Eliza Roberts, daughter of John M. and Susan Roberts of Indian Hill, Oh., is engaged to Gary Moffat Jr., son of James “Gary” and Ellie Moffat of Montgomery, Oh.
Ms. Roberts, 25, is an interior designer for Sarah Whit Interior Design. Mr. Moffat, 28, works for Procter and Gamble.
The couple met on the dance floor in late spring of 2011. The bride-to-be had just graduated from college and was home for the summer. As fate would have it, the two were each invited to a fundraiser for Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship.
They had so much for on the dance floor, they continued to bust some moves until the party wrapped. Dancing then led to hours of deep conversation and both said they knew it was love from that evening on.
Just two years later, the groom-to-be asked for an impromptu date at the top of Carew Tower in downtown Cincinnati.
After taking time to absorb to view, the bride-to-be began to make her way to the exit. It was then that Mr. Moffat dropped to one knee and asked for her hand in marriage.
The pair looks to their parents for marital inspiration; each couple having taught their children how to survive the trials and tribulations of life as individuals and as a couple.
They say what they love most about each other is the genuine love that’s given, a natural ability to be best friends, and a confidence that they can withstand whatever curve balls life decides to throw, as long as they have one another to help catch them.
The couple will continue to live in the Hyde Park area once they are married.
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