Jaime Dugan and fiancé Erik Huffman may have lost out as competitors on Survivor: China but the newly-engaged couple just won an opportunity of a lifetime: a dream wedding.
The pair, who grew up just 25 miles apart, won an $80,000 wedding courtesy of the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau in Charleston, S.C., not far from their hometowns in upstate South Carolina.
“The cast is on the guest list because they were there every step of the way,” Dugan tells PEOPLE. “[Winner] Todd Herzog has already called us. He’s stoked and he’s coming. Peih-Gee [Law], Sherea [Lloyd] and Frosti [Zernow], they’ve already booked flights. I think we’re going to have Leslie [Nease] read at the ceremony.”
Dugan says the wedding is scheduled for April 4, 2009, and she’s meeting her wedding planner next week to start creating a 200-person guest list. And as for the groom-to-be? Well, he’s in charge of the honeymoon.
“He’s been going through my bridal magazines and clipping out places he likes. He’s having fun with it,” she says.
And her wedding party will also include some familiar faces. Her bridesmaids will include reality star competitors Brooke Jackson and Marisa Axelrod from this season of The Amazing Race.
“It will be a reality [show] get-together, but they’re all my close friends,” she says.
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