Venus Jewelers a 4th generation family jeweler located in Somerset, NJ is proud to announce the winners of Operation: Tie the Knot, a dream engagement ring and ultimate wedding giveaway. Army soldier SPC Derek McConell and Krystina Dressler shared their inspiring, heartfelt love story, and you voted- so Derek, a 23 year old American hero who stepped on 2 IED's to save his fellow soldiers, will get the wedding he and his high school sweetheart have always dreamed of.

Here is what they won:

Listen to an interview with Venus Jewelers Owner Peter Stavrianidis, the reasoning behind creating Operation: Tie the Knot


Operation Jersey Cares sends packages to our men and women to let them know that ‘America’ is behind their efforts.

Please visit for more info or make a donation at Venus Jewelers, 1024 easton ave, somerset, NJ 08873 - (732) 247-4454.


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