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Are you looking for a great date night for you and your spouse?  This fall, after the kids are back in school and everyone has a little time to catch their breath from the summer busy-ness, plan to spend a wonderful, fun evening out at this Marriage Matters Jackson event:


Marriage Matters Jackson Presents “The Vow” on Big Screen with Special Presentation From The Real-Life Couple

Event Set for Sat., Oct. 22nd at Michigan Theatre; Tickets on Sale Now!

JACKSON, Mich. –Tickets are now on sale for Marriage Matters Jackson’s (MMJ) fall event — a special viewing of the film The Vow, followed by a powerful presentation from the real-life couple Kim & Krickitt Carpenter, who were the inspiration for the movie.  The MMJ Date-Your-Mate Event is set for Saturday, Oct. 22nd at the Michigan Theatre in downtown Jackson.

The Vow, first released in 2012, became America’s #1 movie that year and stars Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams. The film tells the story of how the Carpenters overcame a terrible car accident, which caused Krickitt Carpenter to lose her memory. Her husband, Kim, had to persevere in winning the heart of his wife all over again. Following the movie, The Carpenters will share details beyond what was featured in the film. Their powerful message will explain the incredible resilience required to continually rebuild and strengthen their marriage.

The cost, $20 a person or $40 a couple, includes the film, the presentation, delicious Biggby Coffee and dessert. VIP Tickets are $30 per person/$60 per couple and guarantee seating in the first four rows.  The Michigan Theatre will have concessions available during the movie. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6 p.m. Please note this movie is rated PG-13.

Registration is required and VIP seating is limited; people are encouraged to order tickets early. 

Call (517) 796-5116 or visit for more details and to order tickets.

“There is so much we can learn from the wisdom of a couple who have overcome and thrived during such a life-changing tragedy,” explains MMJ’s Executive Director Shelby Raines. “The Carpenters’ riveting story will inspire and encourage couples to fight for their marriage even in the hardest of times.”

Marriage Matters Jackson was started in 2007, and has served thousands of people from Jackson County and beyond with healthy relationship education workshops and events. Supported by grants, businesses, churches and individual donors, MMJ’s vision is to promote, prepare, and preserve healthy marriages. MMJ seeks to strengthen marriage for the benefit of adults and children, decrease unnecessary divorce, and measurably impact our community today and for future generations.

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