Couple to use $20,000 wedding prize from Joondalup Resort to ‘pay it forward’


Marian Rawlins and Bryan Reynolds.

Marian Rawlins and Bryan Reynolds with her sons and friends.
Marian Rawlins and Bryan Reynolds. Marian Rawlins and Bryan Reynolds with her sons and friends.

A NORTHERN suburbs couple who received a wedding windfall plan to pay it forward through community development work on their honeymoon.

Marian Rawlins and Bryan Reynolds won a $20,000 package at Joondalup Resort’s recent Wedding Open Day, which will help cover the costs of their wedding next year.

The couple have been together for six years and for their honeymoon, plan to visit Myanmar – where Ms Rawlins was born – to do community development work at a school.

The Hillarys resident said they would get married at the resort on February 9, 2019.

“It was always going to be a big wedding,” she said.

“It’s gone from being a more casual thing to a formal event.”

Ms Rawlins said the win had felt more significant given her first husband, Danny, worked as an accountant at the resort at one stage.

She said he died about 17 years ago when her sons were young and she had waited “until my boys were men” to marry again.

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