Fresh Occasion Philosophy
Plan to Succeed.
Leave the details to us.
Be a guest at your own event.
And achieve what you aspire.
Born a “social butterfly’, Debbie quickly
channeled her natural talent for arranging memorable
family & friend gatherings that are recognized for
their distinctive décor, entertainment &
great food, into establishing Fresh Occasion –
a social event planning company that has offices in
Barrie Ontario Canada.
A member of Wedding Planners Institute of Canada,
and a recognized member of the Wedding Industry Experts
and a graduate of George Washington University in Event
Management Debbie brings over 10 years of creative and
detail –oriented wedding and event planning to
every personal and professional gathering.
Josie Figliuzzi - Creative Associate
Josie is a Barrionite and knows the city and its community
very well, she also has a large family that supports
her in every aspect of her life, career and matters
of the heart.
Josie is a graduate of Mcmaster University with an
Honours degree in Sociology and a minor in Religious
Studies. Her Sociology degree has helped her gain an
understanding of the development, structure, and functioning
of human society., and why people fall in love and get
married. Her minor in Religious Studies helps her understand
the various cultural practices among different religions
and makes it easier for her to assist clients with their
wedding ceremony and all of the religious aspects that
go along with them.
Josie continued her education at Georgian College
where she graduated from the Event Management Program.
During her time at Georgian College, she developed various
event planning skills and techniques while executing
her own events and fundraisers.
Born to be a wedding planner and Wedding decorator
Josie can not wait to let her creative side explode
to make every brides vision come true.
Andrews - Creative Associate
Socially dynamic with a vibrant personality, Angella
has been described as the ‘hostess with most-ess’
when it comes to organizing events and parties. She
is zealous about the smallest details, and orchestrating
an unforgettable celebration.
Angella’s educational background focused on
families and the social services field thus increasing
her passion for people. She wanted to transfer her skills
to an industry that was centered on love, hope and memorable
celebrations, so she turned to the world of weddings
and to the people that are committing their lives to
In addition to her enthusiasm for people and those
embarking on the journey of marriage, Angella demonstrates
an incredible source of help, support and expertise,
helping to make the wedding planning experience fun
and exciting! Along with a pleasure for design, Angella
dedicates the time and attention to detail that every