Bridal Shop Owner and The Apprentice 2 Finalist, Sandy Ferreira,
To Host the 1-hour special
NEW YORK, NY, NOVEMBER 1, 2005 – WE: Women’s Entertainment will document the real life caring and generosity of the holiday season with the premiere of the Katrina Wedding: A Second Chance on Friday, December 16 at 10:00pm ET. Bridal shop owner and The Apprentice 2 finalist, Sandy Ferreira, will host this 1-hour original special, using her experience to give two couples the wedding they so rightfully deserve.
When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast many engaged couples who were knee deep in catering decisions and seating charts were now waste deep in water and drowning in the emotional devastation of what had just occurred. Their fantasy Fall weddings were shattered by the reality of destroyed wedding halls, displaced vendors, non-existent transportation and a wedding date as uncertain as their future. Or so they thought…
This Holiday season, WE: Women’s Entertainment invites viewers to join master wedding planner, Sandy Ferreira, as she surprises two Gulf Coast couples, who lost everything to Katrina, with the dream wedding they had originally envisioned. Sandy and her team of experts will work tirelessly and passionately to turn each couples wedding dreams into reality. Complete with a full guest list and all the trimmings, the nuptials once lost to the sea will be salvaged by the caring and generosity of strangers.
About Sandy Ferreira
Sandy, 28, was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area. At age 21, she became the youngest bridal storeowner in the country. Building on her early success Sandy has evolved to become an exclusive wedding and event planner in the Metropolitan D.C. area, with clientele including heirs of the Tiffany & Co. family and elite politicians. In 2004 she participated in NBC’s “The Apprentice 2” where she was one of the final four competing for a position in the Trump empire. Sandy’s entrepreneurial enthusiasm has also led her into real estate ventures and investments. Presently Sandy keeps busy growing her award winning bridal business and wedding and event planning company.
About WE: Women’s Entertainment
WE: Women’s Entertainment is the only cable network dedicated to helping women connect to one another and the world around them. With quality original programming including the hit series “Bridezillas,” unique movie packages like “Three Men and A Chick Flick,” topical specials and its public affairs initiative WE Empowers Women, the network supports women and appeals to their interests in pop culture, relationships and personal style. WE: Women’s Entertainment is a subsidiary of Rainbow Entertainment Services and is currently seen in over 55 million homes.