Penner Torstrick, a Professional Bridal Consultant Ô, is the owner of
Fairy Godmothers LLC, specializing in wedding planning and event
design. Beth is known
for her creative ideas and personalizing each event. The moment you
meet her you will immediately feel her enthusiasm and understand why
premier Bridal Consultant. Her energetic, genuine, friendly
personality allows her clients to be relaxed and enjoy the process
of planning their special day. "I love what I do and the
relationships I have developed. Each bride is special to me".
is a native Louisvillian and the daughter of the late Ms. Dorothy
Penner, one of nine Master
Bridal Consultants in the world at the time of her death.
Accompanying her mother to bridal market,
conferences and tradeshows as well as assisting on larger
allowed Beth the opportunity to embrace the wedding industry at an
early age. Inheriting her mother's passion, Beth always seemed to be
involved if there was a wedding being planned, her first in 1982.
After her mother's untimely death she quickly realized how much she
missed being around weddings. This passion led Beth to follow a
dream. Building on the business her mother started, the path seemed
so very clear and naming the company Fairy Godmothers, her mother's
nickname, seemed a given.
to improving the profession and image of bridal consultants, Beth is
the current Kentucky State Coordinator for the Association of Bridal
Consultants, an active member of the International Special Events
Society and Meeting Professionals International. As a proud member of
these associations, Beth is often asked to present seminars, sharing
her experience and knowledge. Beth travels several times a year to
tradeshows and educational conferences where she has the opportunity
to mingle with some of the most knowledgeable and talented wedding
professionals in the industry, many of which are nationally and
internationally known. There she finds the latest in wedding trends,
exciting new event ideas, the hottest new colors, fine linens, menu
options and creative floral designs.
Godmothers has designed spectacular weddings, parties and events
attention of several bridal publications including
Wedding Planner and People Magazine.
Fairy Godmothers was recently featured on the Fox Network
television show, "Reality Weddings".
is also the creative consultant for the Brown Hotel’s “Bridal
Experience” each year, creating the infamous “outstanding, one
of a kind” vignettes.
has been happily married for 23 years to a wonderfully supportive
husband and they have one beautiful son.