ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Longtime bachelor Governor Charlie
Crist is just days away from tying the knot with fiancee Carole
The two will marry Friday at the First United Methodist Church
in St. Petersburg. Rome will wear a floor-length classic silk gown
by a Spanish designer and train-length veil.
The 39-year-old Rome has two daughters from a previous marriage.
She is the president of Franco American Novelty Co., her family's
New York-area Halloween costume company, though she stopped
managing its daily business when she moved to Fisher Island in
They met at a dinner about fundraising.
Guests planning to attend won't be bringing gifts to the wedding's reception at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort.
A card enclosed in the invitations reads: "No gifts please, due to