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  About Us

Since 1989, That Special Touch Events has been more than just an event planning company. We offer assistance with event design, planning resources, referrals of qualified special event vendors and more. We are committed to the highest level of customer service, which produces an event that is totally reflective of each client. Our experienced staff will make it easy for you to execute your ideas, as we assist you in turning them into stress-free event memories.


LaVerne Mathews has over 25 years of event management experience working with corporate partners such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Microsoft, General Motors and planning social events to include weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and family reunions.


Her past & present industry memberships include: Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC), Event Planners Association (EPA), International Special Events Society (ISES) and the Professional Convention Managers Association (PCMA).


Whatever the event, our team is here to help. We look forward to giving your next event, "That Special Touch".


Our Event Team

LaVerne E. Mathews

Owner/Senior Event Planning & Design Specialist


Anthony C. Mathews

Director, Event Technology


Brandon Alexander

Senior Event Assistant,

Outside Sales


Bree Johnson

Admin. Assistant &

Event Planner

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