Marshfield Man Pops The Question With Help From Community

If you drove down Central Avenue in Marshfield Saturday evening, you may have been seen numerous marquee signs that said "Emily Will You Marry Me?" Who is this Emily and did she say yes?

Nick Sternitzky was creating a plan to propose to Emily Bendoraitis. Sternitzky's sister suggested writing the question in their family-owned Arby's off of Central Avenue, but he said, "why not the whole town?"

He asked about two dozen businesses down the avenue to help him out in his endeavor. Most agreed to place the question on their signs and Saturday evening, the two went on an adventure. Sternitzky helped out the businesses too by giving Bendoraitis a gift card or something related from each place.

"I hope they get a little business because they're able to help out their community. It was really awesome for everybody to help us out," Sternitzky said.

After the more than 20 times he asked her to marry him, he asked one final time at his Arby's, but no gift card at this stop. There he gave her the ring. She said yes!

"Really surprised," she said. "I had no idea you were planning all of this. It's insane! It's amazing!"

She said she never expected to be proposed to like this. Sternitzky said he wanted to make sure he gave her a proposal story she would be proud to share throughout the years.


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