Elopement at the park

The Rev. Scarlett Mullikin, of Limestone, officiates an elopement marriage ceremony for Ashley Bell and Bobby Johnson on April 25 at the Kankakee River State Park as photographer Heather Zastrow, of Teal Glass Photography, documents the vows. Mullikin, owner of Natural Element Ceremonies, hosted the “Spring Into Your Forever Bliss” pop-up elopement event to accommodate couples that might have experienced COVID cancellations or those who just wanted an intimate ceremony.