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Couple who met at Atlanta Hawks Tinder Night time could have their wedding ceremony paid for and hosted by the crew

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Couple who met at Atlanta Hawks Tinder Night time could have their wedding ceremony paid for and hosted by the crew

The Atlanta Hawks Tinder Night time has paid its first dividend – a match that can lead to a wedding.

Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong, who had their first date on the crew’s “Swipe Proper Night time” in 2015 are getting married on March three and the Hawks usually are not solely caring for the invoice, however are internet hosting the celebration.

“Not in my wildest goals did I feel this could occur,” stated Atlanta Hawks chief govt officer Steve Koonin. It was Koonin who, on the crew’s subsequent Tinder Night time in 2016, was up to date on the couple’s standing and stated ought to the 2 determine to seal the deal, it might be on the Hawks.

On Nov. 19, McCleskey popped the query and Armstrong stated sure. The 2 obtained in contact with the crew and the March date, in between two Hawks residence video games, was set.

The 2 will get married at middle courtroom at Phillips Area in entrance of greater than 200 visitors, who will get together within the enviornment’s new courtside membership.

Hawks sponsor David’s Bridal has supplied a marriage costume to Armstrong, her flower lady, mom and 11 bridesmaids.

“I all the time joked with my buddies that I’d get married on the 50-yard line of the Georgia Dome,” stated McCleskey, a Hawks fan since he was 12, when he moved to the metro Atlanta space. “Now that that is not in use any extra, that is just about the equal.”

Mentioned Koonin: “It is fairly cool to see life come full circle in such a singular approach.”

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