In the Spring of 2013 while pursuing her Meeting and Event Management Certificate at Dakota County Technical College, Shannon Lovejoy began working part-time as a weekend wedding coordinator for Black Bear Crossings Cafe’ and Banquet Center. After earning her certificate and proving herself to be a valuable addition to the events team, Black Bear Crossings offered Shannon a full-time event management position which she accepted in August, 2013. Shannon is now marketing, selling and managing weddings and special events as well as coordinating the use of the three free community meeting rooms Black Bear Crossings has available for public use.
Black Bear Crossings is located at the Historic Como Lakeside Pavilion in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The outdoor promenade with its beautiful view of scenic Lake Como is enough to wow up to 400 ceremony guests. In addition to being an award-winning wedding venue, Black Bear Crossings offers gourmet in-house catering. The third floor private banquet room accommodates up to 200 guests and has picturesque windows encircling the room offering beautiful vistas, no matter what the season. So, if planning an event or looking for a picturesque spot to enjoy a delicious gourmet lunch, a walk around the lake, or a fun afternoon paddle boating stop by Black Bear Crossings and visit Shannon. Black Bear Crossings on the Lake is located at 1360 North Lexington Parkway, St Paul, MN (651-488-4920). You may also contact Shannon on LinkedIn.
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