Ray and Cindy Ressel, owners of Ray's in Kelso, Mo., have formed a partnership with Ed and Abbie Leoni, owners of The Water's Edge in Gordonville.
The partnership allows Ray's to operate The Water's Edge facility and gives Ray's food and beverage catering privileges.
The Water's Edge, an outdoor-indoor wedding venue, was previously known as Grossheider Lakes.
The Leoni's purchased the property in December 2004 and opened
The Water's Edge: A Wedding & Event Retreat, LLC, in 2006. The Water's Edge is situated between two lakes on 30 beautifully landscaped acres. The site features a 2 bedroom lodge, an indoor banquet hall, an outdoor screened-in pavilion, an open-air pavilion, gazebos, waterfalls, and fountains.
Ressel said he hopes to promote the facility for business and corporate events when its not being used for weddings, especially during the Christmas season.
In addition their "up-scale" Restaurant in Kelso, Mo., Ray's also operates the Plaza Conference Center Banquet facility in Cape Girardeau.
The Water's Edge is located at 7501 State Highway 25, Gordonville, Missouri. For more information people may call (573)587-6414.